Controlling a Servo Motor with Gmail and Raspberry Pi

Controlling a Servo Motor with Gmail and Raspberry Pi

You covered part one and part two (good work!), or maybe you didn’t and you found yourself here anyway (welcome). Part three is focused on the servo motor, primarily making it spin. Later in part four we’ll wrap things up by connecting it to the dispenser. As always, let’s start with what it is we’re …

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Reading Gmail with Raspberry Pi and IMAPClient

Reading Gmail with Raspberry Pi and IMAPClient

In part one we covered the basics of what we’re trying to build, and what you’ll need to get started. Here in part two we’ll be playing with some python code to interact with our Gmail account using IMAPClient. Later on, part three is focused on the servo motor, while part four connects it all …

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Automatic Cat Feeder Using the Raspberry Pi

Automatic Cat Feeder Using the Raspberry Pi

After many failed attempts at changing their feeding schedule, our cats are starving by 3:00 AM. What this equates to is many meows until we’re awake. I remembered a post I saw on David Bryan’s blog about his Raspberry Pi controlled automatic cat feeder. Inspired by David, I decided to take a crack at building my …

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