Getting the hardware for OpenHAB

First up I have bought a RapberryPi 2 model b, a Raspberry Pi Universal Power Supply, NOOBS 8GB SD Card and a Wifi/bluetooth USB dongle. Most of it you can get at the raspberry swag shop .

Second up I needed a z-wave modul for my Raspberry Pi. I had a USB dongle for my mac mini – but since that was being used for what I had working already I have decided to try the Raspberry PI Board from

You will also need a monitor and HDMI cable and maybe a converter to you monitor if it’s using VGA monitor – and of course a mouse and a keyboard.

Oh and while we are at it – if you don’t have Philips HUE – now is the time to get it 🙂


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