February 10, 2014

Controlling an Arduino from a Raspberry Pi

If you've been looking for a visual and easy to understand method of controlling an Arduino or compatible board with a Raspberry Pi, then check out the tutorial by Australian YouTube user MrHobbyelectronics. In a short amount of time he explains the required hardware, setting up the Pi for control using the pySerial library and offers example code as well. To get started, simply watch the following video:

There's a lot more to learn in the MrHobbyelectronics YouTube channel, so visit the list to find out more. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

If you're looking for an Arduino Uno-compatible board to work with your Raspberry Pi, choose what tens of thousands of others have done and use our Freetronics Eleven - the Arduino-Uno compatible with low-profile USB socket, onboard prototyping space and easy to view LEDs: 

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