RaPi Car – Junior

Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – power consumption

Dec 30th, 2014 | By
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This article is about the power consumption of the Raspberry Pi car. I made the experience that I had problems that the input was too high and in some cases the electronic components get over heated. It also happened that the protection circuit has been activated for example from my PowerBank with the 9V output

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – cardboard car model

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By
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Chapter 12 – cardboard car model This chapter is about building the cardboard Raspberry Pi RC model car. I first draw the drawing with a Drawing Board. After this I used SketchUp to draw it on my computer. You can design and build your own model if you like. It is important to get a

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – startup scripts

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
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Unfortunately, the startup scripts do not work in a way I want them to work. Actual I am working on this problem to solve it. If I had found a solution I will update this chapter with a description how to implement the startup scripts for the Raspberry Pi RC car. startup script – live

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – cooling with passive heat sinks

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
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Chapter 10 – cooling with passive heat sinks It is important to provide sufficient cooling inside the RaPi car for the Raspberry Pi itself and the L298 H-Bridge. With the live video streaming and the WebIOPi the little Raspberry Pi CPU gets much to do and very hot. When I closed the chassis and no

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – web-interface steering over the internet and smartphone

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
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Chapter 9 – developing a web-interface for the RaPi car: This chapter is about the developing of a web-interface to control the car with a smartphone over the internet. The interface has as background the live video stream from the Raspberry Pi car camera to see where the car is moving to. I implemented the

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – live video streaming

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
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Chapter 8 – live video streaming from inside the car: In my eighth chapter I will explain the video streaming from the inside of the Raspberry Pi car to my computer. I will explain the basics how to stream a Video with the little RaPi. To get a picture we have to connect a camera. I

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – programing

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
Raspberry PI - remote controlled car with a Raspberry Pi PuTTY

Chapter 7 – RaPi car control and programing: This chapter is about the programing of the RaPi car Python control script. The first objective is to control the RaPi car with a keyboard over the WIFI connection with Putty. I also explain the basics how to switch the GPIO pins from the Raspberry Pi. To

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – power supply

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
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Chapter 6 – power supply The sixth chapter is about the power supply of my Raspberry Pi RC car. With the power supply I had unexpectedly the most problems. The Raspberry Pi reacts very sensitive to variations in the power supply. The main problem was that the Raspberry Pi crashed every time when I started

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – software installation

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
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Chapter 5 – software installation: The fifth chapter is about the installation of the Raspberry Pi software components needed to run the Raspberry Pi car. I also describe which programs are needed on the Windows PC to develop the controlling script for controlling the car. A third part of this chapter is about the configuration

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Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled rc vehicle – component list

Sep 14th, 2014 | By
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Chapter 2 – Component list: The second chapter is about the building of the Raspberry Pi WIFI radio controlled vehicle and all the components and tools you need to build such a car. I will envision the components like the Raspberry Pi, the gear motors, the camera and so on briefly. As well for each

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