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Raspberry Pi Pico USB games controller project

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and gamers wanting to build their very own USB games controller may be interested in the latest issue of the awesome HackSpace Magazine which takes a look how to use the new $4 Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller to create a USB connected Arcade joystick and buttons controller. We’ll use CircuitPython for this …

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How To Use GPIO Pins On Raspberry Pi – Buttons And LED Tutorial

What Are The GPIO Pins on Raspberry Pi? A great feature on the Raspberry Pi is the GPIO pins (stands for General Purpose Input Output). These GPIO pins on Raspberry Pi can be found in 2×13 header pins which can perform tasks include SPI, I2C, serial UART, 3V3 and 5V power. There are eight of these pins can …

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Research: Raspberry Pi – Pins, Buttons and Circuits

In a previous post I wrote about how you can control the function of the Raspberry Pi’s software through writing scripts, but one of the remarkable things about the Pi is that it is also capable of interacting with the physical world through its GPIO pins. GPIO stands for ‘General Purpose Input/Output’ and this refers to the 25 …

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RaspberryPi Multiple Buttons On One Digital Pin

If you ever find yourself running out of GPIO pins on a RaspberryPi you can put multiple pushbutton switches on a single pin using this method. It sets a variable by timing the charging of a capacitor through a series of resistors with the switches between them. You will need a RaspberryPi, a breadboard, and …

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