July 18, 2020

Using Raspberry Pi GPIO Pins With the RPi.GPIO Python Library

Before GPIO Zero launched in 2016, new users usually began exploring the GPIO pins with another Python module: RPi.GPIO. RPi.GPIO is only slightly more work to […]
June 26, 2020

Using PIR Motion Sensors With the Raspberry Pi and Python

Infrared is a kind of light we can’t see without special equipment, but we sometimes feel as heat. It’s called “infrared” because it occurs beyond the […]
June 18, 2020

An Introduction to Raspberry Pi GPIO Pins

In recent years, the Raspberry Pi has become popular largely as an inexpensive, compact Linux box for media and retro video games, as well as a […]
May 26, 2020

Introduction to Raspberry Pi 4: Tackling the Basic Electronic Kits With the Raspberry Pi 4!

This is the final lesson in our series using the latest, high-performance Raspberry Pi 4 Model B to review everything from the Raspberry Pi setup to […]
May 25, 2020
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Introduction to Raspberry Pi 4: Mastering the Use of the Raspberry Pi 4 in Headless Mode!

In this series, we are using the latest, high-performance Raspberry Pi 4 Model B to review once again everything from the Raspberry Pi setup to the […]
May 22, 2020
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Introduction to Raspberry Pi 4: Let’s Start Using the New “Raspberry Pi 4!”

In June 2019, the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (hereinafter, “Raspberry Pi 4”) was announced by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. In this series of lessons, we […]
March 28, 2020

Using LEDs and Motors on Raspberry Pi: How to Handle Larger Currents

This article was translated to English, and was originally published for deviceplus.jp. In this article, we learn about the principles involved in electronic work and its […]
March 26, 2020
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Let’s Build Mobile Gadget Using Compact Raspberry Pi Zero Build Environment Check Device Using Grove Sensor

This article was translated to English, and was originally published for deviceplus.jp. In this article, I’d like to show how to use a mechanism called Grove […]
February 21, 2020

How Does the Raspberry Pi Compare to Computers of the Past?

You can build drones, lights, and more with Raspberry Pi. However, this technology stands on the shoulders of computing giants. Let’s take a closer look at […]
February 21, 2020
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Top 8 Smart Home Electronics Projects You Need This Year

Want a new kind of home improvement project that leverages technology instead of nails and hammers? Here are eight smart home improvements that leverage your Raspberry […]
February 17, 2020

Geekcraft: Build your own Raspberry Pi motion detector

Table of Contents 1. An introduction to PIR sensors 1.1 Pros & cons 1.2 What you will learn 2. Interfacing a PIR sensor with Raspberry Pi […]
January 31, 2020

Geekcraft: Easy Raspberry Pi Humidity & Temperature Sensor

Table of Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 Meet the DHT22: a humidity & temperature sensor 1.2 What you will learn 2. Interface your Raspberry Pi with the […]