GPIO PWM For Raspberry Pi H-Bridge DC Motor Control

In this article, I look at using the Raspberry Pi GPIO PWM for DC motor control. Through Python programming, I look at how to interface with a typical H-Bridge DC motor driver. Furthermore, H-Bridge diver code examples with wire connection illustrations are included. Continue reading “GPIO PWM For Raspberry Pi H-Bridge DC Motor Control”

Install OpenCV onto Raspberry Pi from Shell Script

This article is a quick guide on how to install OpenCV onto the Raspberry Pi – the easy way. I will introduce a shell script that will install OpenCV and dependencies without user intervention. Furthermore, I will also introduce GNU Screen so that the OpenCV installation can be done remotely in a Virtual Terminal Session. Continue reading “Install OpenCV onto Raspberry Pi from Shell Script”

Robot Control with Raspberry Pi and Python

To get my Raspberry Pi robot moving, I need a wireless robot control system. So, in this article, I connect a game controller to the Raspberry Pi and use Python programming to manage the input commands. Included, is a controller button-ID map and Python base-code to translate controller inputs. Continue reading “Robot Control with Raspberry Pi and Python”

VirtualBox SSH Network Guide – Raspberry Pi Desktop

To make the Raspbian virtual machines easier to work with, I’m going to set up a VirtualBox SSH network. This will allow me to SSH from my Host machine to the virtual machine guest OS. In this case, the Raspberry Pi Desktop is my guest operating system for this guide. Continue reading “VirtualBox SSH Network Guide – Raspberry Pi Desktop”

Raspberry Pi Controller For Robot Control Review

If you are looking for a Raspberry Pi Controller to control your robot then this controller is worth looking at. This article takes a closer look at the controller with details about its compatibility and button mapping. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi Controller For Robot Control Review”

SFTP Client connection to Raspberry Pi

In this article, I am going to connect an SFTP client to my Raspberry Pi device. Thus this will allow me to manage my files and folders through a graphical user interface that is similar to windows explorer. A free popular download of the FTP client is available for all personal computer platforms. Continue reading “SFTP Client connection to Raspberry Pi”

Beginners Guide to Raspberry Pi Configuration

We continue with the Raspberry Pi headless install with the Raspberry Pi Configuration. The Goal here is to set a new password, change the hostname and also to enable some modules. Thus while we are at it, we will update and upgrade as well. Continue reading “Beginners Guide to Raspberry Pi Configuration”

Raspberry Pi Headless Install Without A Display Guide

To kick-off my Pi Wars robot build, I want to start a new Raspberry Pi headless install. So this article walks through the process to install Raspbian Stretch Lite. Furthermore, I set-up the Raspberry Pi without using a display and keyboard (headless). Continue reading “Raspberry Pi Headless Install Without A Display Guide”