Most people prefer a house facing south direction for varied reasons such as sunlight perspective,brightness , warmth and also for auspicious reasons.
This project helps us provide a quick and easy way to find the direction for a South Facing House .
You too can make a South -Facing House Finder in a very easy and simple way.
For this project ,we need the following materials :
1. WIZwiki-W7500 board
2. Seeed studio Base Shield
3. Seeed studio Grove 3 Axis compass sensor
4. Some LEDs
5. Some Jumper Cables
6. USB mini B type cable
7. Grove connect cable
The LEDs are connect to D2~D13 pins and the compass sensor is connect to I2C port of the Base shield.
Source code for this project is available at : https://os.mbed.com/users/justinkim/code/FacingSouthHouseFinder_WIZwiki-W7500/
Author : Justin Kim
Tags : 201508 ,WIZwiki-W7500 board ,Seeed studio Base Shield, Seeed studio Grove 3 Axis compass sensor .
Demo video :
Thus using this South Facing House finder , when we point towards the south direction the Green LED is seen to be ON,when we point to South-West Red LED is ON and when we point to South-East then Yellow LED is ON.