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Written by in Build, TroPi - Build on

Use the trophy lid kit and a TroPi to build your very own trophy using the Raspberry Pi.

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Getting started guide for the TroPi add on board, add LEDs to your project.

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in Build, DiddyBorg V2 - Build on

To follow these instructions, you will need a DiddyBorg v2, a Raspberry Pi touchscreen, a second Raspberry Pi, a second SD card with a recent version of Raspian installed, and a DiddyBorg v2 Touch Screen Kit Recent versions of Raspbian should not require extra software to run the touchscreen. For older versions you may need to update the Pi before connecting the touchscreen: sudo...

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in Build, YetiBorg - Build on

Play chase with your YetiBorg v2 Robots can make really fun pets and YetiBorg v2 is no exception. The best thing about pets is being able to play games and teach tricks, so we thought we would teach YetiBorg v2 how to follow us like a dog :) With this example you can see how we can get your robot to follow you around using only the camera. Parts...

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Written by in Build, DiddyBorg V2 - Build on

Step 1. Open the box. If using a knife or blade, be careful not to cut deep as the Perspex parts are on top. Step 2. In the packaging are two rolled up bubble wrap bags. These contain motor mounts and hubs - don't discard them! Step 3. Lay out the parts to make sure you have everything. There should...

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in Build, YetiBorg - Build on

Step 0: Ensure you have all parts as shown above. Step 1: You should have three Perspex parts. Step 2: Remove the protective film from the Chassis. Step 3: Orient the chassis so that the spoon shaped cutout is at the bottom and the oval is to the right. Add one of the [small...

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in Build, PiBorg Tutorials on

If you wish to use a PlayStation 3 controller to control your Raspberry Pi robots then here are some details which may help. Setup for the Pi Zero W and Raspbian running Pixel If you are using a version of Raspbian which is running Pixel then you can setup the PS3 controller using the GUI. If you have a Pi 3 or Pi Zero W then you already have...

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in Build, Diablo - Build on

Installation issues Permission denied, file not found, 404 or similar: There are a few possible causes of this: Out of disk space: We have occasionally seen this with people who have smaller SD cards, check by using df If the Use% column reads 99 or 100% on rootfs you probably need to remove some files to free up space Unable to find file / 404: Most likely the...

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in Build, Diablo - Build on

Diablo - the ultimate in motor control Diablo is the most powerful PiBorg motor control board to date. It controls two DC motors in forwards and reverse with pulse width modulation (PWM) which is useful for speed control and various stepper and solenoid control applications. Controlled over I2C, it can interface to 2.5V, 3.3V, and 5V I/O allowing it to interface to the Raspberry Pi, Arduino, RIoT board, Beagle Bone,...

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Features Dual motor controller Large power input Voltage range of 6-40V Power output Current Max limited to 55A continuous per channel Supports different batteries for each motor Speed Control and bidirectional Controls 2xDC motors or one stepper motor (4,5, or 6 wire) Easily add additional Diablo PCBs to add more motors Uses I2C SCK/SDA and Power/GND pins for communications Can interface to 2.5V, 3.3V, and 5V I/O enable use with many control boards:...

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in Build, Diablo - Build on

Installation You can click on any of the diagrams below to get a larger resolution image. Mounting You can mount the board using any combination of the four available mounting holes in each corner to part of the robot you are building. We recommend using the outer four corners if possible. If stacking multiple boards using the mounting holes you will need to ensure the posts used provide enough clearance between boards. Connections Diablo can...

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Main Examples Download and installation instructions can be found on the getting started tab, as well as wiring instructions for the motor(s) and power. The package of examples can be downloaded as a zip file directly: http://www.piborg.org/downloads/diablo/examples.zip You can also view the code listings at the bottom of this page. Diablo.py This is the main library for Diablo, it simplifies operation from using I²C directly to simply calling simple named functions such...

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in Build, DiddyBorg V2 - Build on

Play fetch with your DiddyBorg v2 Pets can be great fun, so how about a pet robot? All we need to do is get DiddyBorg v2 to behave like a pet and we can have hours of fun watching him play :)   This example shows how we can make use of OpenCV and the Pi camera to get DiddyBorg v2 to chase a red ball....

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Set your DiddyBorg v2 to move in a preset sequence Robots such as BigTrak and Turtles work by having a sequence of moves programmed into them. Most of them use a set of commands based on the Logo programming language. In this example we will turn our DiddyBorg v2 into a turtle robot, just without the pen :) Parts All we need for...

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