Raspberry Pi, Tutorials & Guides

Blinking an LED on the Raspberry Pi

Introduction The Raspberry Pi offers an array of general purpose Input-Output pins(GPIOs) which enables software running on the Linux computer to sense events in the physical world as well as effect it in very simple ways. A software program can be used to read a switch or even a sensor connected to the GPIOs in… Continue reading Blinking an LED on the Raspberry Pi

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Projects, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Robots

[RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 2 – Starting Python

Introduction In the last post, I described the hardware part for our robot which uses the Seeed Studios GrovePi+ since I am yet to receive my kit. In this post, I talk about the software part and making the robot move. Lets see what we can do. Setting up the RPi I have already mentioned… Continue reading [RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 2 – Starting Python

Projects, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Robots

[RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 1 – The chassis

Introduction I have experimented with Raspberry Pi Robots in the past but I wanted to make a generic Robot that you can use practically. This series is about making a Robot using scrap and as many things as you can find in the house and then make it useful and solve a problem. In this… Continue reading [RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 1 – The chassis

Raspberry Pi, Reviews & Teardowns

Seeedstudios Groove Pi+ Pre-Review Part 1

Introduction SeeedStudios has their own system of prototyping hardward called Grove which uses four pin connectors to connect sensors, actuators and subsystems together to a central controller which can be arduino based or MSP430 based. Recently, they have introduced an interface to the Rapberry Pi called the grovepi+ which is a Raspberry Pi Hat with… Continue reading Seeedstudios Groove Pi+ Pre-Review Part 1

Development Kits, Embedded Products, Forget Me Not Challenge, Home Automation, Projects, Raspberry Pi, Reviews & Teardowns

The Raspberry Pi Power Analysis featuring the Tektronix Scope

Introduction I am waiting for my stuff to get delivered which are basically parts and parts. One of features of my design is that the raspberry pi center piece is portable, ie it can be moved from one location of the house to the other. For this I needed to add a battery backup which… Continue reading The Raspberry Pi Power Analysis featuring the Tektronix Scope

Home Automation, Raspberry Pi

Tutorial for Interfacing OpenHAB with EnOcean Pi

Introduction In my last post, I discussed how to get OpenHAB up and running. For the "Forget me not" Design Challenge, one of the sponsors is EnOcean and they were gracious enough to supply us with a basic kit and EnOcean Pi. This is a brief write up of what "I think" is happening. If… Continue reading Tutorial for Interfacing OpenHAB with EnOcean Pi

Home Automation, OpenHAB, Raspberry Pi

Obligatory Install Tutorial For RPi and OpenHAB

The first thing you need to do when you get your raspberry pi, is get a case? Well you can 3D print one. Here is a good example for the B+ Raspberry Pi B+ Face Case by adafruit - Thingiverse Additionally you need to buy a micro SD card. I got an 8GB one and… Continue reading Obligatory Install Tutorial For RPi and OpenHAB