Posted on Apr 4 2017 - 7:46am by piddler
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How to setup a HC-SR04 sensor with the Raspberry Pi. PARTS: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7 16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal 120 pcs jumper cable: https://goo.gl/spWoaC HC-SR04 Sensors – https://goo.gl/3Szn0u Resistor Assortment – https://goo.gl/0Yg9Ao HC-SR04 Brackets (optional) – https://goo.gl/SkpphB SCHEMATIC: CODE: rangefinder.py Python import...

Posted on Mar 20 2017 - 10:08pm by piddler
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How to setup the Raspberry Pi to interface with multiple servos utilizing a 16 channel servo controller along with Adafruit’s Servo Driver Library. PARTS: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7 16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal 16-Channel Servo Controller: https://goo.gl/VxLt5D 6 x 1.5V AA Battery Holder: https://goo.gl/Eqph0H 5.5×2.1mm...

Posted on Mar 10 2017 - 11:09pm by piddler
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In this Infared Blaster setup we will utilize the TSOP4838 IR Receiver to record IR remote codes in order to play back the commands using an IR LED and a BC547 transistor. Then utilizing python we can create a script to automate the transmission of commands, i.e. turning on a TV set and changing the input source automatically. Components Required: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4...

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 9:16am by piddler
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The L298N Dual H-Bridge circuit is great for controlling motors for robotic applications. It accepts a wide range of power supply voltage, anywhere from 5V – 46V. In this guide we will show you the most basic implementation of the L298N (without speed control) with the raspberry pi to drive 4 motors in a sequential pattern. PARTS: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4...

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 8:57am by piddler
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Basic tutorial of how to interact with multiple LEDs on the raspberry pi. PARTS: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7 16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal 120 pcs jumper cable: https://goo.gl/spWoaC LEDs and resistors kit: https://goo.gl/9snOV8 Breadboards: https://goo.gl/aordZ6 SCHEMATIC:   CODE: LED.py Python import...

Posted on Feb 8 2017 - 11:50pm by piddler
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Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 7:20am by piddler
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Links: Case/Heatsink/Headers – https://goo.gl/mllYOi ...

Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 7:15am by piddler
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Links: RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH 4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7 16GB micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal ...

Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 7:03am by piddler
Comments Off on Google brings AI to the Raspberry Pi

In recent news Google is planning to bring a suite of AI and Machine Learning Tools to the Raspberry Pi. Read more here: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38742762 ...

Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 6:45am by piddler
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Welcome to the world of the Raspberry Pi!   Happy Hacking!!   ...