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Use your Raspberry Pi to move parts of a robot or control anything that can rotate

Servos are similar to motors, but can typically only move from 0 to 60/120/180 degrees, rather than rotate continuously. Unlike a motor, you send a servo a signal that makes it go to a specific position (eg 30 degrees), making them ideal for applications such as moving parts of robots, or controlling surfaces on an …

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Design Project: Control a Pan-Tilt Platform with Raspberry Pi and Smartphone

This is purely the design for the projected. Presented is a detailed paper design of a smartphone controlled pan-tilt camera platform for exploring telepresence and POV drone and robot interaction and control.  Introduction A pan-tilt platform can be used to position various instruments and tools, the most common of which is a camera. The pan-tilt …

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Control outdoor lights that come on automatically when it gets darks

What you’ll need 1.2 k resistor 2.2 k resistor Light dependent resistor 1 μF capacitor Breadboard and wires You’ve probably all seen those cheap, solar-powered lamps that you can stick into your garden to try and give it a classy bit of illumination during the night. If you’ve actually got one then you may have found out …

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