Questions tagged [rpi.gpio]

rpi.gpio refers to the package name of a Python module for accessing the Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins. The module allows GPIO pins to be initialised, turned on, and turned off. It uses a functional programming style.

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How fast can GPIO pins toggle on the Pi 4?

Benchmarking of the Pi 4 using the Python GPIO Zero library shows a significant increase in the frequency of toggling a GPIO pin on and off compared to previous models. This result is attributed to ...
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How to properly trigger multiple Raspberry Pi camera modules via GPIO?

I am working with three Raspberry Pi 3 B boards, which in turns have RPi camera modules V2 connected to each. I followed this very detailed post about triggering another Pi using GPIO pins and it ...
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RPi.GPIO autocompletion

Is there any way to have auto-completion when working with the RPi.GPIO in Python? I don't see it having any Python sources that could be used for it. I'm using IntelliJ IDEA, which uses PyCharm's ...
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How Can I Properly Ground My RPI To Avoid Static Interference?

I have researched every where for this problem and cannot find a direct answer. I am currently working on a project which involves a large 20ft conveyor belt transferring product into a Plexiglas box ...
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3.3 V and 5 V pins shorted — is the Pi dead?

I am new to Pi development now while working suddenly the cable wires of pin1 (3.3 V) and pin2 (5 V) got in contact for a short time then the Pi shutdown. When I turn it back on, only the LED red is ...
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Wiring 12V 5 pin relay (without a module/board) for usage with Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to setup an automated garden as a quarantine project for my mother and I can't really figure out how to properly wire a 12V 5-pin relay module as every tutorial online only shows the ones ...
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PWM on pump not working as expected

I am attempting to run a PWM on a pump using rpi.GPIO using the following code: def run_PWM_on_pump(): gpio.setmode(gpio.BOARD) gpio.setup(8, gpio.OUT) p = gpio.PWM(8, 0.5) #also works at ...
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How to run 3 Input scripts from 1 script

I've got an alarm system with 3 inputs and 3 outputs. But so far each input is controlling the outputs from it's own script. I did this because I wanted to get one thing at a time working on its own. ...
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device tree and led blink

I am trying to create one led driver via device tree in Rpi 3 I had created the dtsi file /dts-v1/; /plugin/; / { compatible = "brcm,bcm2837"; fragment@0 { target = <&...
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pull up resistors from rpi-gpio.js

I want to use the internall pull down resistor. In python the setup method accepts a parameter for that, like: GPIO.setup(18, GPIO.IN, pull_up_down=GPIO.PUD_UP) according the rpi-gpio.js ...
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Can't Set/reset GPIO pins using nodejs, why?

I'm using Raspberry Pi model B Type 2 with ARM6 and Type 3 with ARM7. I have tested this code several times and after a week, when I tried, it is not working. Below is my node js program: var ...
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Problem with ESC, brushless motor and Raspberry Pi

I have connected an ESC (an electronic speed control) with a battery and a brushless motor. The Raspberry is connected to the ESC to control it. I know - when I turn on the program that is on the ...
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GPIO goes high on first initial run of script - please help get my ECTO 1 on the road!

I am having a few problems with my script, on a fresh boot of my pi, the GPIO Port goes High and switches my relay when I run this script, however, it doesn't do it after I initially run the script, ...
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How to set event handler for a GPIO in Mathematica for Raspbian

I wish to program my Raspberry Pi using Mathematica (rather than Python). One basic functionality easily done with Python is to set event handlers which triggers a function when some event is ...
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regulating the speed of a motor connected to a TB-6612 FNG motor driver using the pwm output generated by the pca9685 multichannel servodriver

I understand that this type of usage is not typical for the pca9685. I am trying to use one of the pwm pins of the pca9685 to regulate the speed of a motor. As for now the motor works regularly if ...
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speaker and mic with Raspberry pi 4

I'm making a project, a surveillance camera with audio. Live feed from my localhost webpage. the live camera part is now okay and working, my problem is the "intercom" part. I don't really ...
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PIR sensor always high with Raspberry Pi3 without breadboard

I have a HCSR501 PIR motion sensor, which has 3 pins (Vcc, Out, Gnd) that I've connected to 5V, GPIO 26, and Gnd respectively. Despite following all the steps in tutorials for interfacing the sensor, ...
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Multiplexer and Python problem on Pi

So I've got a 16-to-1 multiplexer I'm using on the raspberry pi. Right now I've only got one motion sensor attached to it (on channel 15) to test it before i attach and fill up all 16 channels on it ...
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Can we use pin 3 and 5 for rtc clock module and for detecting input from push button while both are connected?

I have my project where all the GPIO pins of raspberry pi have been utilized. Now I want to add an rtc clock module to the RaspberryPi. Pin 3 and 5 are already connected to the push button in input ...
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Can i transfer files between two rapberry pi's using Aux cable?

As a part of project, i have to transfer any file from one pi to another pi through Aux cable.
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raspberry pi GPIO input value changing randomly

We attached a wire to pin 40 and another one to 3V3 supply. Also attached an LED+resistor between 5 volt and pin number 38. When the wires do not touch each other, the LED constantly emits and all the ...
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Raspberry pi 0's GPIO not working (no output)

So I used to use a Raspberry Pi 3B to control my LED strip. It was, of course, an overkill but a fun project. I now want to do the same but with a Raspberry Pi Zero w. I got one, soldered the GPIO ...
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Timed trigger for GPIO input

I'm running a raspberry pi system that records fish as they swim passed an IR break beam sensor at a fish ladder. So far the system works well but I'm trying to cut down some of the false triggers. ...
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raspberry pi3 + fingerprint

I'm looking for a way to connect fingerprint scanner with raspberry pi3 using python. I'd like to use only gpio or hat (not usb) interface. I'm searching for a while without figured out, so I've ...
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Display drivers for RaspberryPi3B+

I am trying to get a 3.5 inch RPi Display working on my raspberry pi. I have written my sd card with raspbian and the pi works well (red LCD glows all the time , and greed LCD flickers (fades on and ...
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Two stepper motors with python

I want to make a motorized rc paddle boat type machine for fun. I plan to use two stepper motors to spin two wheels on either side of the boat. I am controlling it with python. I have a master script ...
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RF 433Mhz reciever not finding remotes

I'm having some trouble with my 433Mhz receiver on my pi. I first tried to read the signal my Nexa PET-910 and 433Mhz doorbell sent on the pi, but I could not get any usable data, just noise, or no ...
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MPR121 capacitive touch is sensible enough?

I have a Rapsberry Pi 3 A+ with an Adafruit Capacitive Touch HAT for Raspberry Pi (MPR121) and the idea is to plug it to the wet soil of a plant and it detects when I touch the plant (or a leaf) and ...
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Interrupts with MCP23017 using the mcp23017 dtoverlay

I'm at my wits end with this one. Okay, so we've got an MCP23017 with its INTA wired to the Pi gpio12 (bcm) in /boot/config.txt dtoverlay=mcp23017,addr=0x20,gpiopin=12 so far so good. I'm looking ...
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Raspberry pi 3 - GPIO output stays at 1.8V

I've set-up a GPIO port to output. With an external multi-meter, I've noticed that the potential stays at 1.8V in respect to the ground. I've checked in respect with the same ground, and the 3V3 and ...
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Simple intercom with rPi

I saw someone had a question a couple of years ago about connecting his intercom (which used a phone line) to a rPi and none of the answers were realistic. I also would like to do some simple project ...
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GPIO.input(24) is coming back True when it shouldn't be (false button presses)

I have a button in a working circuit. Within sys/class/gpio/gpio24, value changes properly (it becomes 1 when pressed down, 0 otherwise). When I use GPIO.setup(24, GPIO.IN) within python, GPIO.input(...
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RPi.GPIO - Properly Wiring and Setting Up Pins for Button Inputs

Edit: Breadboard, schematic, and code updated. I accidentally fried my Pi by shorting it out through the GPIO pins, so I figured it would be a good idea to ask for some help before trying my current ...
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How to create installer files in Raspberry pi

I have created a program in Raspberry pi and I am running it using the command python myprogram.py . Is it possible to create the installer file of this program? that means after installing this ...
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pigpio monitor GPIO not detecting change correctly

I am having trouble detecting a level change on pin 16 (or any other pin). My script is as follows: import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from time import sleep GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) GPIO.setup(16, GPIO.IN, ...
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Pi 3 reboots when GPIO 13 is given 3V

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I am taking the 3V from Pi and giving it to COM of a relay. The NO goes to GPIO 13 of the same Pi. I have a 120V line that triggers ...
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Pin on off engine javascript nodejs

I have a little engine linked at pin 1 and 3. How can I turn it on and off throught nodejs? Is there also a way to control how many volts are sent (to make the engine faster or slower)?
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python error from RPi.GPIO

Im getting an error "Error waiting for edge" In this script: import RPi.GPIO as io import time from picamera import PiCamera from datetime import datetime #PIR setup pir_pin = 4 io.setmode(io.BCM) ...
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How can i emulate a ps/2 keyboard with raspberry pi3

So I am working on an medical machine which runs on microcontroller(So,No OS).It gets the input from ps/2 keyboard. I would like to automate it. I would like some basic idea and some help on how to do ...
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Raspberry pi shutdown when running python code

i have a python code which is running and has no errors, it is connected with arduino uno using nanpy firmware and lcd which has the library of adafruit/Adafruit_Python_CharLCD and it uses gpio BCM, ...
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conflict GPIO pin (between setting a pull-up resistor and a hat not claiming to use that pin)

I have a raspberry PI 3 (Raspbian) with HifiBerryDac+, running Mixxx. I wanted to run a pythonscript (2.7) which would allow users to automatically restart Mixxx by pressing a button (in case they ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Feetech FS90R servo

Currently I have a very basic setup where I have a FS90R continuous servo running on a my Raspberry Pi 3 using Windows IoT and a C# based application. I'm trying to get the servo to pin using the ...
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Raspberry Pi - Press for on / Press for off switch

I've begun tinkering with using electronics and am also new to using Python. I was wondering if someone could help me please? What I'm trying to achieve is to use an on/off switch to run a motor - ...
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GPIO Button Input not triggered in Python

I have recently bought a Raspberry Pi 3B, for a project where I require a program to recognize a pressed button and do something after that. It seems a common and pretty easy task for a Pi, however I ...
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Multiple push buttons act as one

I know that the question from the title isn't quite new but any question before answer really to the problem I'm having. I have manage to make different push buttons to work on the RPi (it's a RPi3 ...
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GPIO.wait_for_edge misbehaving in a loop

I have square signal attached to the pin 23 and am running the following code to detect how long does the pulse width last: import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import time SENSOR_PIN = 23 GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM)...
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Why did my Raspberry pi blow up?

Thanks in advance for reading guys. Last night I set up a circuit to see if I could heat up a resistor to about 60(ish) degrees C but do it with the resistor part of the circuit on paper. This ...
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Is it possible to change boot state for gpio in windows iot core

is it possible to change the initial boot state of the gpio pins using windows 10 iot core? Per the documentation, by default 2-8 are pullup, and 9-27 are pulldown. I'd like to change it so more are ...
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What will happen if I Power-ON RPI simultaneously from GPIO Header Power pins and Micro USB?

What will happen if I Power-ON RPI simultaneously from GPIO Power pins and Micro USB? For RPI1,RPI2 & RPI3
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Building MRAA for Java on Pi 2 B (raspbian)

i'm trying to use the MRAA lib to program the pins with java, but when I built the files, I can't find where the path was set, idealy it would be set on /usr/lib, but there's no mraa. Without it I can'...