Author Archive | Brian Rose

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Beaglebone Black RS232 and UART setup

How to setup the Beaglebone Black RS232 and UART for serial communications. Overview Today we are going to be setting up the Beaglebone Black RS232 and the UART ports, giving us the ability of serial communications.  This method will work for Beaglebone’s running the Debian or Ubuntu Operating System.  We will first set up the UART’s in the uEnv.txt […]

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Servo motor control using a USB controller

1. Getting your USB Controller input values   Step 1  Get a USB Controller.  I am using the SNES USB Controller (found on a different post somewhere).  I also tested this code with a Logitech USB Playstation Controller, and worked just as well. Step 2 Find your USB pathway.  On the command line, type /dev/input/by-id/(hit […]

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Python processing command line

Program Listing Program Break down: The following 3 commands use the import system in python. The import statement is the most common way of invoking the import machinery. The following command sets up a variable named “command”. The variable equals “iwlist wlan0 scan”. The following command uses the import commands function, and in essence writes […]

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Servo Control using Beaglebone Black with Ubuntu

We are currently working on a pan/tilt camera project and are experimenting with a servo motor. This posting is an on going trial and error project using the Beaglebone Black microcontroller loaded with Ubuntu to run a micro servo motor. Micro servo motors are used in basic electronic projects when limited motion is necessary, while we […]

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