HY28B Touch Display with Raspberry Pi

There are quite a few displays out there that can be used with the RPi. Apart from those having an HDMI adapter or being connected via the composite output most bare bones displays have a parallel or serial data interface. Both of these last two types have to be connected via the SPI interface on the GPIO header. This means that those displays with a parallel data connection need to be interfaced via some s ...

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An LCD Expansion Shield for your RaspberryPi

Today we introduce a great LCD expansion shield for Raspberry Pi that allows you to create an interface to control applications without the need to constantly keep a monitor, keyboard and mouse connected. Cool! Isn’t it?  The enhanced value of a micro PC as Raspberry Pi with respect to a classic microcontroller is to be able to perform various tasks in resource sharing. Beyond the devices already available ...

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Add a $15 Display to the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great little board and packs a lot of punch. But many times you just need a small display to show some information from your project. It can be the local weather, system status, an interactive menu or anything that you can think of. Lugging around a big display is not possible all the time. They take a lot of pins and a lot of power too and this hurts portable projects a lot which run ...

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Raspberry Pi OLED Internet Bandwidth Display

This is a bandwidth monitor using a Raspberry Pi and an OLED display to graphically show the internet bandwidth into and out of our house. A video showing it working is above. Sometimes if the internet is slow or not working very well it can be hard to tell if it's because three other people are watching YouTube videos of if there's some other problem with the internet connection. By checking the bandwidth ...

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Display and Control Section for AD9835 project

Now that the power supply and filter section for the function generator have been designed and realised it is time to concentrate on the control section.  We need a way of controlling the signal generator.  Lets discuss buttons!  We need buttons on the front panel for: Select Sine Wave output Select Square Wave output Select Pulse Output Turn the output On / Off Select frequency Select Amplitude Select time ...

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PDC8544 LCD python bindings for the Raspberry Pi

Documentation and Python library module for interfacing a PCD8544 LCD screen to a Rasbperry Pi. Cheap Nokia 5110 modules can be picked up on ebay with a breakout board for a few pounds. Further technical details for the LCD screen can be found in the datasheet [PDF]. Pre-requisites Compile and install the wiringPi python bindings from https://github.com/rm-hull/wiringPi. Make sure you install both python-de ...

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Raspberry Pi – Jack of all trades.

Raspberry Pi is a sort of jack of all trades when it comes to being a single board computer based on the Arm processor. It can be a desktop, media player/streamer, web server, forensics machine, and do most of what all linux based machines can do. Pictured is the Raspberry Pi with some of it's arm based cousins. it is not a good idea to run the raspberry pi off another computers usb port. If you need a powe ...

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Programmable Thermostat with the Raspberry Pi

Required hardware: Raspberry Pi model B Dallas DS18B20 temperature sensor Relay board Push button LCD display (Nokia 5110-3310) Edimax WiFi nano USB adapter Software installation Some packages are required from the standard Raspbian repository: apt-get install python-dev apt-get install python-imaging We need also PIP (a Python package installer which uses the Python Package Index repository) to install the ...

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How to use a kindle fire as a monitor for raspberry pi

In this intractable i will show you how to use a kindle fire as a monitor for a raspberry pi. I had an old kindle fire that i got a few years back that i no longer use and i thought, why not use it as a monitor for my raspberry pi? Thus this instructable was born. Step 1: Connect your raspberry pi to the internet This step is pretty self explanatory. Ether use a ethernet cable to connect your raspberry pi o ...

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Raspberry Pi + Arduino Serial with LCD Screen

Intro This is my Raspberry Pi info LCD, I wanted to try and get the Arduino and Raspberry Pi talking to each other through USB serial and I made this little project. The Raspberry Pi uses a python script to get the data and then sends it as a string to the arduino which then displays the information on an LCD. Step 1: Materials Needed 1x Raspberry PI (I'm using the Raspberry Pi B+ with rasbian wheezy found ...

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