Control a servo with Raspberry Pi Pico W and PWM

how to control servo with pwm raspberry pi pico w

A servo is one of the most fundamental ways to learn to use pulse width modulation (PWM) with the Raspberry Pi. In this article, I’m going to show you how to do this with a Raspberry Pi Pico W. PWM tutorial objectives Parts needed What is pulse width modulation? Children find it amusing to switch…

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Gaming on the Raspberry Pi Pico

games on raspberry pi pico

In this post, I want to talk about gaming on the Raspberry Pi Pico. I remember my first dumbphone, which was called a “phone” back then. It could play simple games like Snake. That was bleeding edge. Prior to that, you’d have to carry a separate handheld that played Tetris or a more dynamic gaming…

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Raspberry Pi Pico W (Solar-Powered) Remote Weather Station

Raspberry Pi Pico W softap weather station

One very special feature in the Raspberry Pi Pico W is the SoftAP feature. SoftAP stands for software-enabled access point, which allows you to broadcast a WiFi network right from the Raspberry Pi Pico W. This is why we’ve chosen to do this solar-powered project. How a solar-powered project intersects with SoftAP Here’s the issue.…

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Raspberry Pi Pico W Wi-Fi Doorbell tutorial

Raspberry Pi Pico W projects WiFi doorbell and notification

Here’s a simple but practical tutorial that helps you understand how to trigger an email to send (or a notification to appear on your phone) when a button connected to the Raspberry Pi Pico W is pressed. Thus, you can use your Pico W as a Wi-Fi doorbell! Through this project, you will learn how…

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Run a web server on your Raspberry Pi Pico W

Raspberry Pi Pico W control onboard LED with web server

This project can be regarded as the ‘Hello World!’ of the Pico W. It demonstrates how to connect to Wi-Fi, how to run a HTTP web server on the Pico W, and how to control the GPIO pins. If you’re looking for a quick and easy project to get started with your Pico, this is…

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Everything about the Raspberry Pi Pico W

raspberry pi pico w

Today, 30 June 2022 at 8.00 AM UK time Raspberry Pi released the Pico W. Here is everything (that we know) about the newest Raspberry Pi. This new variant of the beloved Pico has wireless capabilities thanks to the CYW43439 wireless chip.Just like the Pico, at the heart of each Pico W is RP2040, which…

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Build a VR Glove

VR Glove

If you want to learn more about VR than this is the coolest project that you will find. We will show you how to build a programmable VR Glove. The glove is based on a Raspberry Pi Pico, a MCP3008 ADC and five flex sensors that you can even build yourself! What you need Here…

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Everything about the Raspberry Pi Pico

raspberry pi pico

If you are looking to buy your first Raspberry Pi, the Pico could be a very attractive option. But the real question here is whether the Raspberry Pi Pico is right for you. There are many pros and cons in buying the Raspberry Pi Pico and it’s important to understand the adage “horses for courses.”…

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