Monthly Archives: July 2012

16×2 LCD Module Control Using Python

Once you’ve played with LEDs, switches and stepper motors the next natural step is 16×2 alphanumeric LCD modules. These modules are cheap (less than $10) and easy to interface to the Raspberry Pi. They have 16 connections but you only … Continue reading

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Install RPi.GPIO Library In Raspbian

The RPi.GPIO Python library allows you to easily configure and read-write the input/output pins on the Pi’s GPIO header within a Python script. This article is an updated version to take into account changes in the RPi.GPIO library and the … Continue reading

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Stepper Motor Control In Python

Having played with LEDs, switches and buzzers I felt the natural next step was playing with a stepper motor or two. This might form part of an idea I had to create an automated stop motion animation “turn table” for … Continue reading

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