This is where you'll find an ever increasing number of help documents, videos and articles to help get your team across the line. If you want help with anything in particular, then please contact your mentor who can then arrange for more content to be placed here if necessary. Please keep an eye on our facebook page as well which will from time to time contain relevant updates. Don't worry though we'll make sure your team receives all the necessary comms at the right time.
The Rule List. Please read as soon as possible!
Download information on IoT/Robotics Kit Choices here
Download a PowerPoint presentation on Tank Construction Tips
Download 3D Printer model for the tank washer as described in the Tank Construction Tips document. STL file
Motor control and remote control using the Serial Monitor (wired) and via Bluetooth using a mobile.
The code for the Serial Monitor version can be downloaded from here
The code for the bluetooth version can be downloaded from here
iOS Bluetooth app can be found here in the Appstore
Checkout this quick guide to the pin numbers on the Raspberry Pi
There are many starter guides for the RPi out there on the internet. This is one of them
A discussion on controlling the speed of the motors with PWM
A great article on how to use PWM with the L298N
Add a momentary switch to your RPi to wake it from sleep.
Remote control keyboard with Node JS Sockets
Remote control keyboard with Python Sockets
Remote control keyboard with pure ssh and Python
A discussion on how to check your GPIO pins are working
L298N Motor Driver Tutorial at howtomechatronics.com
L298N Motor Driver Basics L298N Dual Motor Controller module and Arduino tutorial at tronixlabs.com.au