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28 Posts authored by: Frederick Vandenbosch Top Member
Introduction Blog posts Project Updates Guides Project Summary Components Power distribution Code Demo Thank you   Introduction  This is it, the end of the Sci Fi Your Pi Design Challenge. It's been a long journey, with lots of learning, building, sharing and blogging. I hope you have enjoyed tagging along as I made progress on project PiDesk!   This post is the final summary of the project.   Blog posts  Over the course of the ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Introduction Gertbot Pins Modes Code Demo Conclusion   Introduction   In a previous guide, I covered how to control stepper motors using Gertbot. For this post, I'd like to cover the built-in endstop functionality.   Endstops (also know as "limit switches") can be very useful to stop motors when an end position has been reached. This is for example the case with 3D printers or CNC milling machines where the motors controlling each axis, back up until ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Concept  The idea for this little project is to have a lamp which can be turned on or off simply by moving it on a desk.   A wireless charging base is built into the desk's surface, and a circuit with microcontroller and LEDs gets powered wirelessly using the charging coil.   Components & Circuit The electronic components used in this project are the following: Adafruit Trinket 5V Adafruit NeoPixel Ring with 12 LEDs Qi Wireless Charger Base Qi Wireless Charger Accept ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...
Touch Sensor IC Atmel AT42QT1070 Operating modes Different versions Schematic and Board PCB Code Video   Rather than using an out-of-the-box capacitive touch solution for my projects, I thought I'd attempt making my own little breakout board. The idea is to use a sensor capable of triggering normal digital input pins using touch. This post covers the selected touch sensor IC, the circuit used, getting a custom PCB made and how to use it in a project. At the ...
Previous posts for this project: Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Description Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #1 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Setting Up the Raspberry Pi 2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #2 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Review: Bare Conductive Touch Board Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #3 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Guide: Stepper Motors with Gertbot Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #4 Sci Fi Your Pi: PiDesk - Project Update #5 Sci Fi Your Pi ...