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LEDBorg - Build

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
If you are getting an error about easy_install not being recognised or found, you can use the following command to install it: sudo apt-get -y install python-dev python-setuptools The best way to diagnose problems with the LedBorg is to try...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
This example takes the getting started - lesson 5 script and adds a new dimension to the colour changing, brightness. The new script pulses the LedBorg brightness between hue changes, giving a more complex colour sequence which shows how...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
We want to know how hot our Raspberry Pis are getting when they do their thing, and what better way then with LEDs? This is an updated version of the old BakedPi script which uses the new driver free LedBorg code. As a side benefit the extended...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
This example uses the standard GTK colour selection dialog to provide a user-friendly control for selecting LedBorg colours. The colour of the LedBorg changes as you change the selection on the dialog, as a bonus most of the GUI code is done...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
We think the CheerLights project is a great idea and that we needed to update our example to work with the new LedBorg software. For those who do not know, CheerLights allows any light or LED connected to the system to display synchronised...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Here is an example for everyone who wants to use an LedBorg without the driver code, or simply wants to see an example of GPIO used in Bash BashLed.sh is a Bash script which uses /sys/class/gpio to set the state of the 3 GPIO pins...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
If you are looking for some simple starting examples see Using LedBorg from Python to get you started. Click on the images to view the examples: Colour selection dialog Demonstrates how we can use existing system...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Lesson plan Installation of the new LedBorg software Lesson 1. Our first Python example Lesson 2. Simplifying the code Lesson 3. Produce a sequence of colours Lesson 4. Taking user input Lesson 5. Brightness levels (PWM) Lesson 6. A...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Installation First you should make sure the Raspberry Pi is not powered (none of the LEDs are on). Now plug the LedBorg in to the GPIO header, making sure the PiBorg logo is towards the centre of the Raspberry Pi as shown below: If...

Posted by in Build, LEDBorg - Build on October 17, 2017 .
Capabilities The LedBorg provides a tri-colour LED controllable from the Raspberry Pis GPIO header. Using simple on / off logic it can provide a total of seven colours as well as off. Using software based pulse width modulation (PWM) it is...