This is the beginning of a multi-part, multi-author series on how to build your own robotics platform called C-BISCUIT, an acronym for Collaborative Bot with Integrated System Core, Unmanned Interactivity, and Telemetry -- based on the Wandboard Quad computer.
January 25, 2016 by Patrick Lloyd
In this project, you'll learn how to wire an LED and flash it using the Raspberry Pi. Also, to isolate the Raspberry Pi's + 3.3VDC compliant output pins from supply voltages greater than this power source, an opto-isolator will be introduced as well.
December 11, 2015 by Don Wilcher
Learn how to build a variety of electronic controllers using the Raspberry Pi. In part one, you will learn how to wire a basic pushbutton switch and read the status of its electrical contacts using the Python programming language.
November 19, 2015 by Don Wilcher
Beaglebone Black is the most recent incarnation of the Beaglebone open source hardware platform. For less than $50, the board includes Ethernet, graphics processing, 4Gb of nonvolatile storage, and ports supporting USB, HDMI, and Beaglebone's custom I/O add-ons, called "capes". Here's how to run some simple commands to toggle digital I/O on the board!
August 17, 2015 by Nash Reilly