Monthly Archives: February 2013

Raspberry Pi LogoCheap PIR Sensors and the Raspberry Pi – Part 2

Following on from my first PIR sensor module article I thought I would create a Python script that allowed me to easily measure the reset time. That way I could attach a module, run the script and measure the time … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoRunning a Raspberry Pi from 6 AA Batteries

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Interfacing a Raspberry Pi with a Radio Controlled car was on my list of projects so I need to experiment with powering the Pi from batteries. I had a number of basic requirements. Use AA batteries as I already had … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoRaspberry Pi Status LEDs Explained

All Raspberry Pi boards have status LEDs positioned in one corner next to the 3.5mm audio jack and USB port(s). The Model B has five status LEDs whereas the Model A has two. The Model A has PCB labels for … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoIntroducing the Raspberry Pi Model A

From the very beginning the Raspberry Pi Foundation aimed to create a device that would encourage young people to experiment with computers, programming and real-world hardware. Just as George Lucas decided to make Star Wars Episode 4 first, the Foundation … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoNintendo Wii Remote, Python and The Raspberry Pi

I was looking for a way to send data to my Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth. Ideally I wanted to do this via an Android tablet and a custom app but I couldn’t get the app to connect. During a large … Continue reading

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