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My 1st MM Project as a noob.... 1,2m x 0,6m with 22" display



  • HI guys,
    I still finished my 1st MM Project. I used a 22" display with a new chinese controller. The system is powered by a WLAN socket wich can be also powerdes via a buttor an the frame (I modified the socket to get the ability).
    Content of the mirror:

    • Clock
    • Google calendar
    • Globe
    • Newsfeed
    • Wunderground weather
    • Word Clock
      My target was to have a very slim framework - I realised it with a wooden frame and alumnium profiles which cover the side of the mirror. the complete depth is now 24mm for the frame and 8mm for the mirror.
      Really happy to have it done and get a new highlight in the entree… 😉

    2_1515339483713_3.jpg 1_1515339483712_2.jpg 0_1515339483712_1.jpg



  • That is awesome!
    Have you taken a 22” display from a normal desktop monitor then got a driver and power supply for it? Cool if so 🙂

    What kind of mirror have you used?
    Well done great work



  • Yes - it was a 22" fujitsu monitor and I found a Samsung display in there… I ordered a “HDMI+DVI+VGA LED LCD 2 CCFL Controller Board Kit for LTM220MT05” for 22€ from china and everything went well with the display. I scrapped all the other controller boards and plastic stuff from the monitor because they were not slim enough…
    The mirror was ordered online via https://www.myspiegel.de/spionspiegel-pg-2102.html (easy for me in germany 😉 ) . I have good experiences with the company and have also a spy mirror from these guys in my sleeping room to hide the TV…



  • Hey Chris
    That’s fantastic thanks for the details. I want to use a desktop monitor for my next one but the weight of the boards and power supply was putting me off as it makes the frame need to be so much deeper. Hadn’t realised you could do it that way 🙂

    Massive thanks, off to google and Ebay I go 🙂



  • another advantage is the new power supply for the monitor - you do not need a 220V input anymore. I can use now a 12V power adapter with a slim cable to the controller board…



  • grat setup! I’m trying to install Wunderground weather too, but it’s not so cool as your… can you please share the settings of this plugin in config.js ?



  • @chris1971 cool good point, would you mind sharing where you bought the controller board from?



  • Here is my config for the wunderground weather:

    {
        module: 'MMM-WunderGround',
        position: 'top_right',
        config: {
            apikey: 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', 
            pws: 'pws:xxxxxxxxxxx18', 
            hourly: '1',
            fctext: '1',
            fcdaycount: "4",
            fcdaystart: "0",
            hourlyinterval: "3",
            hourlycount: "2",
            alerttime: 10000,
            alerttruncatestring: "english:",
    	roundTmpDecs: 1,
    	coloricon: true,
    	daily:1,
    	iconset: "colourful",
    	UseCardinals: 0,
    	layout: "horizontal",
    	debug: 1, 
    	sysstat: 0
        }
    

    But maybe you know what temperature is shown in the top (see pic) or how can I delete this - seems to be a wrong number…

    0_1515354259042_Temp.JPG



  • I ordered the controller via ebay. Only type your display information (in my case LTM220MT05) and you will find a lot of offers (e.g. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p4712.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.XLTM220MT05.TRS0&_nkw=LTM220MT05&_sacat=0 )
    … I think you can also order via alibaba.com.



  • @chris1971 said in My 1st MM Project as a noob.... 1,2m x 0,6m with 22" display:

    {
    module: ‘MMM-WunderGround’,
    position: ‘top_right’,
    config: {
    apikey: ‘xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx’,
    pws: ‘pws:xxxxxxxxxxx18’,
    hourly: ‘1’,
    fctext: ‘1’,
    fcdaycount: “4”,
    fcdaystart: “0”,
    hourlyinterval: “3”,
    hourlycount: “2”,
    alerttime: 10000,
    alerttruncatestring: “english:”,
    roundTmpDecs: 1,
    coloricon: true,
    daily:1,
    iconset: “colourful”,
    UseCardinals: 0,
    layout: “horizontal”,
    debug: 1,
    sysstat: 0
    }

    Thank you for the reply!
    about current the temperature … why it is wrong ?