In this Raspberry Pi light sensor tutorial, I show you how to connect the photoresistor sensor up to the GPIO pins correctly. Lastly, I show you how it can be used in a simple python script, so you’re able to gather and use the data from it. This photoresistor is yet...
You can build some pretty amazing smart devices that can collect, process and display data.
On this page, you will find a wide range of tutorials covering some of the most popular sensors that you can connect up to the Raspberry Pi. Each sensor is typically connected differently, so it’s important to double check you’re building the circuit correctly.
Now each sensor typically involves a bit of Python code so, you’re able to extract the correct data from it. If you want to skip the coding part, then something like MyDevices Cayenne is a great way to build smart applications using a simple drag and drop interface.
There is just a ton of Raspberry Pi sensors that you’re able to hook up to your Pi. This includes sensors such as a photoresistor, temperature, humidity and so many more. I have more sensor tutorials planned for the very near future.
You can build a wide range of Raspberry Pi projects using sensors. It includes projects such as a weather station, home automation, data logging, motion detection and so much more. Now if you’re not really after sensor tutorials then I also have an ever growing range of projects and tutorials that you’re able to do with the Pi. If you’re interested, then be sure to check them out.
Protecting your Pi is kinda crucial if you find it is in an area where it might get damaged. You may also just want it to look good. These are situations where a solid Raspberry Pi case would come in handy. There is also a wide range of other Pi accessories that you might be interested in for adding a bit more functionality to your Pi.
If you’re new to the Pi, then you may be interested in taking a look at some of the getting started with the Raspberry Pi guides. They will take you some of the bare basics of getting your Pi setup and working correctly. It will include topics such as setting up something like Raspberry Pi Cayenne for Pi sensors.
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I hope that you find these tutorials on Raspberry Pi sensors helpful and that you’re able to connect your sensor up correctly without any issues. If you do come across problems, then be sure to leave a comment on the relevant tutorial.