How about some mood cool lighting in your house powered by a Raspberry Pi? All you’d need is an AndyPi PixelLights strip (or compatible WS2801 RGB LED strip). Our first tutorial controlled the lights directly using python, but for this… Continue Reading →
AndyPi has just released PixelLights – a strip of 6 RGB (red-green-blue) LED pixels controlled by the WS2801 chip. You can get them on ebay.co.uk – search AndyPi. It’s perfect for adding all manner of visual output to Raspberry Pi or… Continue Reading →
Music Beats Visualizer is an Arduino controlled spectrum analyzer, which lets you visualize sounds according to their frequency. The input is an electret microphone, and the output is 6x WS2801 RGB LEDs. The lights change colour depending on the amplitude… Continue Reading →
AndyPi customer Pete has come up with a great use for an old USB modem plus a Raspberry Pi and AndyPi HD44780 LCD – a BT landline caller ID display! Thanks to Pete for providing the excellent instructions (PDF download).
AndyPi’s latest product is a miniature colour graphic TFT display, 2.2″ wide with 320×240 pixels (we also have a small number of 1.8″ TFT’s at a bargain price) The sky is the limit as to what you could use this… Continue Reading →
In December 2013’s issue of the MagPi (the Raspberry Pi community magazine), you can read AndyPi’s article (page 14-15)! A fuller description of setting up an LCD with Python is available on this website: Python Controlled LCD