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by mikewop
Thu Apr 16, 2015 5:08 am
Forum: Hardware Projects
Topic: Sun Tracker
Replies: 7
Views: 5839

Re: Sun Tracker

You probably should measure the output voltage while a realistic load is attached (e.g something simulating what you want to use the panels for). In the easiest case probably just a resistor or 12v/24V light bulb (depending on the nominal output of your panels). Also, do your panels already have a c...
by mikewop
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:52 am
Forum: Hardware Projects
Topic: Home automation
Replies: 5
Views: 4327

Re: Home automation

Hi fendell, The answer to your question probably is "it depends" :). There are many different serial protocols already defined that all serve specific purposes, and of course you can always create your own. If you only ever want to communicate between pyBoard and RPi, you could use just any string f...
by mikewop
Mon Feb 02, 2015 2:32 am
Forum: Hardware Projects
Topic: Driver for LCD display Nokia 5110
Replies: 18
Views: 16136

Re: Driver for LCD display Nokia 5110

Hi, I see you have listed in the code comments: # DIN -> Y7 and # DIN -> MISO DIN needs to go to MOSI (Master Out - Slave In) since the data flows from the PyBoard (Master) to the Nokia LCD (slave). So the MOSI pin would be Y8 (SPI2) or X8 (SPI1). One other thing, it seems you want to drive the Disp...