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January 9, 2012
Tutorial - Galileo Experiment Guide
about 6 months ago
Great tutorial. Here is an example of going beyond using the Galileo as an expensive Arduino. You can use your temperature circuit and also use python to read a sensor.
Assuming you have downloaded the ELibC image: http://downloadmirror.intel.com/25384/eng/iot-devkit-201510010757-mmcblkp0-galileo.direct.xz
Then you can do the following to read a TMP36 sensor with python.
opkg install mraa
-Install Python EZ Setup
curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/ez_setup.py -o ez_seetup.py
python ez_setup.py --insecure
curl https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/p/pip/pip-8.0.2.tar.gz -o pip-8.0.2.tar.gz
tar -zxvf pip-8.0.2.tar.gz
python setup.py build install
pip install PrettyTable
-Install analog.py https://github.com/joemcmanus/analog
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/joemcmanus/analog/master/analog.py -o analog.py
chmod 755 analog.py
-Read the temperature
root@galileo:~# ./analog.py 1 --temp --count 1
| Data Type | Value |
| Raw MRAA Reading | 660 |
| MRAA Voltage Calc | 0.806 |
| sys/bus/iio Raw Reading | 660 |
| /sys/bus/iio scale | 1.2207 |
| sys/bus/iio Voltage Calc | 0.806 |
| Celsius | 30.59 |
| Fahrenheit | 87.05 |
| Time | 2016/02/18 05:49:17 |
about 8 months ago
This is a great book if you want how to use your Galileo as an Arduino. But it only has one example of using it as more than a simple Arduino through use of a system call. But nothing else specific to the Galileo. Actually kind of surprised Make printed this.
about a year ago
What functionality works currently with the Arduino? I ask because the Arduino is featured in all the photos and the video, but everything seems to be a work in progress.
Cool idea! I purchased one.
But at $59 before the headers and Arduino, does the Yun make a better option? You can push all encryption off to the linux on a chip.
about 2 years ago
I’m a little disappointed with this kit. It looks so good, but its looks are deceiving. As others said, its not perfect. My biggest problem is just the lack of power. Using a motor shield and the same battery pack I use with the Tamiya tank kit this stalls out with the slightest obstacle and just doesn’t move very quickly.
News - SparkFun Gets a Subpoena
about 4 years ago
Hey Nate - But the false positives are just a part of the investigative process. They will use their databases to see if any of the people on the list have priors or are known for something and narrow it down. It is not as if they will break down the doors of every person on that list.
No different then looking at a faulty circuit, sometimes you unsolder the wrong resistor trying to troubleshoot.
Thank you spark fun for helping out the Law Enforcement Organization. You provided information that hopefully will catch the bad guys. There should not be any feelings other than pride on your part.
about 4 years ago
Hey Robotechnobloke- As it ships it will not work with the Uno and Sparkfun XBee Shield. But you simply solder a jumper over the the diode and it works. You can see an example in this instructable.
I wasted a TON of time before I figured that out…
I just finished a project using the Arduino Uno, RN-XV WiFly and the Sparkfun XBee shield. You can check it out here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual-Network-Threat-Level-Indicator-v2/
about 4 years ago
As delivered this does not work with the RN-XV WiFly Module. Like others have stated the diode on pin 3 causes problems. By bypassing it the RN-XV WiFly Module works with the XBee Shield.
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