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WiringPi is a C language library for accessing GPIO pins.

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Control Hardware PWM frequency

I'm using the hardware PWM output with wiringpi. It provides the function pwmSetClock that should make it possible to change the frequency. (https://projects.drogon.net/raspberry-pi/wiringpi/functions/...
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16 channel relay module does not respond to write 0/1 (GPIO.HIGH/LOW) commands

I have received a 16 channel relay module and I'm trying to drive it through my Raspberry Pi. I have connected a 12V power supply to the DC+/- of the board as well as the 2x +5V and 2x GND on the ...
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SPI: Raspberry PI master and Arduino slave

I'm trying to have a Raspberry PI act as a SPI master and send data to an Arduino Nano (one of the cheap clones). I partly succeeded, but I don't get a continuous communication, and some bytes get ...
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HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor reading becomes highly unusable when PWM is active

Good day I am trying to sample distance using a sonar/ultrasonic sensor for altitude measurement. When the PWM is not active, the sensor gives accurate measurements in centimeters, however with the ...
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Using BCM GPIO pin numbers with wiringPi C library

I'm a GPIO newbie experimenting with getting my Raspberry Pi to blink an LED with C using the wiringPi library. The example code at http://wiringpi.com/examples/blink/ (blink.c) compiles perfectly and ...
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Read the value of an GPIO output pin

I've made a program using the wiringPi library that assigns GPIO pins to toggle at the press of associated number keys. I'd like my program to show the current status of the pins, even if they are ...
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Can we determine the mode of a GPIO pin?

As I understand it, the mode of a GPIO pin can be INPUT or OUTPUT (and I think there may be other modes such as PWM and I2C). I believe that the mode of a pin is a global and that if two applications ...
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wiringPi cleanup command

I have some experience with the python GPIO library and am working on porting some of my code to C for better performance. Normally, at the end of programs, or when I break out of them with Ctrl-C, I ...
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Wiring Pi - Root not required?

I developed some code using wiringpi on a 4.4.21 machine (Jessie) - it worked fine and as expected, required root privilege to run (i.e. requires sudo) - it uses wiringPiSetup(). I moved the code ...
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Setting Pull Up/Pull Down mode doesn't work (mostly)

I can't seem to set the pull-up resistor mode on the PI4 with most methods I try. I have tried: C# (the new System.Device.Gpio interface), WiringPi (using a C# abstraction), and wiringPi command line ...
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How to address gpio pins

I'm kind of new to raspberry pi, and I saw a tutorial about making a LED blink. The LED was connected to pin 17, but the tutorial said pin 11. I connected the LED to pin 17, and in the terminal I ...
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DAC MCP4725 not working with raspberry

I am using raspberry pi 3. I am trying to run the AC induction motor for that I want an analog pin. In raspberry pi model doesn't have an analog pin. All pins are digital IO pins. So I have tried MCP ...
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Monitor data sent to 74HC595

I'm new to Python and Raspberry Pi, so please bear with me. I would like to intercept the bytes of data being sent to a 74HC595 switch register. GPIO pin 23 on my RPi is connected to the data pin of ...