First learnings from Home Assistant home automation
New Images in my Flickr Photo Stream
My first experiences in playing around with home automation are resulting in a running framework (basic network for extendibiltiy and integration). I am working with raspberry Pi and Home Assistant as central environment. The operating system is debian based, so it comes with all the debian features. Home Assistant is a layer on top with […]
Banana Plugs with Yamaha Receiver
I have added some new, old images on my flickr photostream. The images have been made in last summer/autumn showing some impresssions from Opatja (Croatia), some more in December in Hongkong and some nature views. Mainly shot with Fujifilm XF 35f2 on X-e2, slight corrections only.
Yamaha & Airplay & Zyxel 419N
After reading through the manuals of the Yamaha N470d receiver I recognized that the usage of banana plugs are documented for the speakers but they are not for the receiver unit of the stereo device: The speaker input plug allows by default screwing the speaker cable into the plug. You will find a plastic protection.
Upgrade WordPress illdy theme from v1 to v2
After configuring the airplay feature of my Yamaha CRX-N470d I encountered issues with my wifi router. For the wifi I am using an Zyxel NBG-419N v2. The Zyxel router by default has the UPnP feature deactivated. To get the airplay running correctly on the Yamaha device the UPnP feature must be activated.
Since about one year I am unsing Illdy theme for my wordpress blog. Upgrading my blog from illdy theme from v1 to v2 broke severall things on my blog: custom CSS Blog Archive settings page featured image settings
Fujifilm X-E2 Firmware Update 4.0 first impressions
I have reactivated my photostream on my weblog. The origninals are hosted on flickr.
All photos are shot with an Fujifilm X-E2. My aim is to do not do any image postprocessing and show the possibilities of the Fujifilm camera – the published photos are JPEGs coming straight out of the camera. Most of them are shot in using the different Fujifilm film simulation modes. I will work on a post showing my presets.
PowerShell ISE in Windows Server 2008 R2
When I first read the firmware update (4.0) rumors for my Fujifilm x-e2, big expectations were raised. Now after applying the update my expectations were mainly satisfied. As promised the autofocus got much quicker – which is in my opinion the most important result. The additional autofocus modes allow a better configuration for focussing. There are some […]
PowerShell ISE is not enabled by default in Windows Server 2008 R2. PowerShell ISE is an additional Windows Feature which can be easily installed via PowerShell.