Posts Tagged ‘Raspberry Pi’

Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 4

The fourth and final part of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up! In this section of the tutorial we address how to start the weather station code as soon as the Raspberry Pi boots up, how to keep the electronics safe from the elements outside, and where to locate the station to get reasonably accurate results.

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Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 3

Part three of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up! In this section of our tutorial we are going to figure out how to log our weather station’s data and display it on live updating graphs using a free web-based data service called ThingSpeak. Interested? Head on over to Part 3 of the tutorial!

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Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 2

Part two of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up – this part focuses on getting the Raspbian operating system configured, software libraries installed for our sensors, and writing basic Python code to read each sensor and print the results. Interested? Head on over to the tutorial!

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Pi Friday – May Edition

A very popular thing to do with a Pi is make some variety of robot; maybe a crawler or wheeled vehicle or a manipulator arm or perhaps something a bit wilder like a humaniod or even an eight armed pogo-stick-using nightmare from the depths of your id.

The common thread between almost all of these projects is a need to make model servos move around to drive those arms and legs in a suitably threatening manner.

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Happy New Raspberry Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! And happy new Raspberry Pi Day as well! That’s right – there is a new Raspberry Pi on the market! The Raspberry Pi 3+ is a slightly improved version of the original Raspberry Pi 3. The 3+ sees a modest increase in CPU speed (1.4GHz) , Dual Band 802.11ac WiFi, and improved Ethernet speed.

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