The Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, designed to make the use of electronics on technology projects easier. The Arduino is visually similar to the Raspberry Pi, but it is focussed more on using electronics in programming, than just programming like the Raspberry Pi is (although GPIO may be ...

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Arduino-Raspbery Pi bridges

I am building a small wireless controlled robot using the Arduino and the raspberry pi. It works by the user wirelessly connecting through to the raspberry Pi (using vnc or some other form wirelessly) ...
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Can I use RPi for a Connected sensors Project? [on hold]

I am currently in my third year of my UG course in Computer Science. As a mini project, I am working on a Connected sensors for Home automation. The project was to use arduino to collect data from ...
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Why do people use powered usb hubs?

I have the RPi B+. It has four usb ports. At the moment I am powering an Arduino Mega, a small RFID reader and a keyboard. I plan to also power a wifi dongle and an arduino uno. Will this just work? ...
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Home Automation and Dimming

This is a sort of continuation of a previous question I asked. I want to switch lights on and off, amongst other things with several raspberry pi's in my house. I've got this functioning and working ...
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controlling non addressable Led-strips using the SPI

For a project,I need to control RGB lightstrips by DMX and I want to use only 3(RGB) DMX channels.It seems logical to use non addressable lightstrips,for that seems to be the cheapest method (I need ...
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Raspberry Pi and Arduino bluetooth communication

I'm currently workin on a project which consists of controlling a arduino robot ( with this https://www.adafruit.com/products/1588 bluetooth module on it ) from my raspberry pi. I found this ...
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RaspberryPi to Arduino(leonardo) avoiding latency

I'm using a Python script via (TKinter)on the raspberryPi to capture mouse movement and events. My goal is to send this data, in real time, to another connected Arduino device(Leonardo). My first ...
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WiringPi vs default Raspbian RPi.GPIO module

Can anyone explain the difference between WiringPi and the default RPi.GPIO module that comes with raspbian? What extra features does WiringPi have?
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Need to initialize serial connection with screen

My Problem: I've got an Arduino connected to my Pi via /dev/ttyUSB0 and I always have to initialize the connection via screen, otherwise I cannot send any values via Bash or Python. What I'm doing: ...
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Whats the most ideal way of communication between an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi?

I am kinda new to a raspberry Pi (just brought mine before writing this post) but i am looking to see what is the most ideal way for two way communication between an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi (USB, ...
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Can I use any GPRS Arduino shield with a Raspberry Pi?

I would like to send data over the Mobile network using a Raspberry Pi. Can I buy any GPRS shield made for Arduino like this one http://www.seeedstudio.com/wiki/GPRS_Shield_V2.0 and connect it wire by ...
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Raspberry Pi to Arduino protocol

So I'm looking to use a few (2 for now, more later) Arduinos in combo with a single Raspberry Pi master. This is basically the setup I want: What sort of protocol would be best for this type of ...
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Reading data from external device

I need some help with data reading. In my situation, I have an Arduino Uno connected via USB to the RPi. The Arduino is sending data to the RPi with Serial.write(). The Arduino outputs 128 bytes each ...
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Raspberry to power on Arduino

Ok this may seems a little bit strange question. For my personal educational purpose only I've built the following: there are 2 sensors (one digital, the other analogic) connected to an Arduino Uno ...
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Transferring data from Arduino to RPi, Missing data

I had hooked up the Arduino Uno to the RPi through USB connection. The Arduino contains a light sensor and it will transfer data to the RPi. The baud rate used was 115200. This baud rate was used due ...
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Raspberry Pi and Arduino Storing Data

I need some help on my project. I had interfaced the Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno through USB. I used the Arduino as a slave to obtain data from sensors. The data is then transferred to the Raspberry ...
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How can I communicate Raspberry Pi and Arduino (in both ways) using a 10-15m distance wires?

I am starting a personal project of home automation and I have a raspberry pi and an arduino Uno board. I want communicate raspberry pi and my arduino where my raspberry should be able to write and ...
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How to send multiple sensor data from arduino to the raspberry pi, and from there to google docs

I want to build a arduino- based weather station, now I want to know how I can send sensor data from the arduino uno to the raspberry pi and from there to a spreadsheet in gdocs. My problem is, that I ...
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is there a library for raspberry pi to use with MMA8452 I2C Three Axis Accelerometer Module?

I bought this accelerometer : http://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10000007/1012002-mma8452-i2c-three-axis-accelerometer-module I would like to use it with raspberry pi, I know that it is possible ...
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Use Arduino library on raspberry

I am not sure whether this is a stupid question or not, but you may be able to help. I bought a sensor board and the manufacturer provides an Arduino-library to use the sensor. Is there a way for me ...
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LED board connected to raspberry pi

I've been searching for a little while for an LED light board for a while now that is easily compatible with the raspberry pi that I could use an arduino to my raspberry pi and then use my raspberry ...
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How to have wifi connected raspberry pi control an arduino?

I have an arduino uno that needs to respond to an iOS application with the internet being the medium. My initial plan was to use a wifi shield for the arduino, but since I can't get one at this time, ...
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Connection Pi -> Arduino through nRF24l01, problem with integers

I want to send integers via RF-module nRF24l01 from my Pi (library: https://github.com/jpbarraca/pynrf24) to my Arduino Pro Mini (library: http://maniacbug.github.io/RF24/index.html). I am able to ...
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Node.js and johnny-five issue

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this but here goes. So I am working on a project where i control a rc car from my web browser. I am using the raspberry pi (Rev B) as the webserver and ...
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Built-in http server or framework

I will use a Raspberry PI as a server to run python scripts from an ethernet connected Arduino (to encode short ip camera videos, send notifications through the internet and sync files to dropbox, for ...
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Problems using usb connection between arduino and raspberry pi [duplicate]

I have an arduino connected over usb with a raspberry. A python program ist sending a value over usb, the arduino receives it and turns the led on. The arduino is sending a analogue value from A0 to ...
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SSH Connection Resets when Arduino is connected to Serial Port

I am accessing Pi through SSH. I flashed firmata on my arduino and connected the Arduino's serial port pair to Raspberry Pi's pair properly.The moment I power the arduino through the 3.3V and Gnd GPIO ...
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Serial communication (USB) between arduino und raspberry Pi

i try to communicate between an arduino board an a raspberry pi. I can send the analogue values from the arduino to the raspberry using python. Now i have tried to send a value from raspberry to ...
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How to connect mhz transmitter arduino

How am i supposed to connect a transmitter to my raspberry pi "pins"? I have bought a transmitter online But i have to wait about 10-15 days before its delivered, so i want to make sure that thats ...
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SPI (file based) from Rasp Pi to Arduino

I am trying to use file-based SPI communication from my Raspberry Pi to an Arduino (328p based). The weird thing is that when I write it out one byte at a time and flush the buffer between each write ...
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Data loss (and/or corrupted) over serial USB connection to arduino

I'm trying to connect an Arduino to my RaspberryPi using USB serial cable. The goal is to be able to control a robotic arm using Firmata. I'm using node.js Johnny-Five module which allows me to ...
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What is the cheapest and long distance (20-30 m) way for communicating Raspberry Pi and attiny (or any other microcontroller)?

I need to make Raspberry Pi as my master and communicate with several slave devices (5-6 Attiny2313 in my case) that are kept 20-30 m (65-100 ft) away. Following are the requirements: cheap ...
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Raspberry Pi connected to iPad with Wifi - Internet Problem

So I have an interesting problem - one that I didn't anticipate when I started my project. Here's the idea: I want to use an iPad in my car to connect to a local network broadcast by the raspberry ...
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Will I be able to use the Pi to detect counterfeit money using UV and IR sensors?

I'd like to build a machine for counting bills and during the counting process, I want to check whether the paper money is counterfeit or not. Is the Raspberry Pi capable of doing this or would I be ...
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Safest way to connect Raspberry Pi to Arduino Uno R3

I am working on a robot using an Arduino Uno R3 and I wanted to have the ability of controlling the Arduino wirelessly, like stopping the Arduino without having to pull the power-plug every time. I ...
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Is it possible to connect multiple Arduino uno boards to Raspberry pi?

Need to connect Multiple Arduino Uno boards to Raspberry Pi for operating Appliances. After little bit of tweaking, I found some blogs for connecting single Arduino Uno board to Raspberry Pi. Is it ...
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Will I need to do soldering to be able to work with components using the arduino? [closed]

I'm planning to buy the arduino, and I was wondering if one, will I need a keyboard to power this and for my second question- which relates to the Pi as well- will I need a soldering iron to be able ...
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Can output pin withstand any reverse voltage/current?

In my application I need to drive a stepper motor and depending on the speed of stepper motor the device that generates the drive signal is selectable. Out1 is from rpi for very low speeds and Out2 is ...
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using serial interface /dev/ttyAMA0 crashes Raspberry Pi

I've disabled console on the GPIO serial interface, lowered the speed to 9600 and had some communications observed with minicom and a simple cat /dev/ttyAMA0 talking to an arduino all ok. Now for ...
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Raspberry Pi/“Arduino” communication

I'm looking to use a raspberry pi to speak to multiple "arduino" ATMEGA328p ICs (through a logic-level converter). I figure I can do this reasonably well over the GPIO RX/TX and use qualifiers to let ...
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Pin current protection circuit

I want to use one of the Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins as a shutdown signal to an Arduino. The idea is, that when the Raspberry starts up, it holds this pin high and when it completely shuts down, it ...
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How can I ensure all data sent from an Arduino is received by a Raspberry Pi?

I am using an Arduino Uno to sample a signal. I then want to send those samples in a block to the Raspberry Pi. At the moment I am simply using (on the Arduino side) Within loop Serial.write(value) ...
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Meaning of cmd param in write_i2c_block_data

I am testing i2c communication between Pi and Arduino. The doc says: write_i2c_block_data(addr,cmd,vals) Block Write transaction. int addr,char cmd,long[] None I have this test: On Pi: ...
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Which platform is best for project? Raspberry vs Arduino?

[CAVEAT: Very basic question from someone who not yet even at the "newbie" stage. Please forgive is the question is too basic and/or poorly formed. --thank you!] I work for a small start-up firm ...
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Level of Hackability of raspberry pi

I have been working with embedded systems (mostly micro controllers) for about 3 years. I want to know how much of RPi of actually open source?? I know arduino gives us complete details of hardware ...
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What should I take into account when trying to decide between an Arduino Uno or a Raspberry Pi for my application?

I am designing a device that will have an accelerometer and temperature sensors. This device is intended to record patterns in activity of individuals throughout the day. The data collected will be ...
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Motor Shield Needed or not?

To use this 4WD Car with Raspberry Pi, does it nee a motor shield?
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Reading serial data from Arduino

I have am working on a project where I'm trying to get a Raspberry Pi to play some sounds when triggered by button presses on an Arduino. The command is sent to Raspberry Pi through serial. I used ...
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Custom firmware on Raspberry Pi?

Is there a way to use the Raspberry Pi like an Arduino? That is, without an operating system? Just connect it to the USB of your computer and download code onto it, and the next time the Raspberry Pi ...
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How can I share data between a network of Arduino and Raspberry Pi temperature monitoring stations?

I am planning on doing an internet connected temperature monitor (among other data) at multiple locations. At two of the locations I want to use a Raspberry Pi to display the information. The ...