Reaching the real world
g.horvath at gmx.at
Tue Jan 4 16:46:31 CET 2005
I have just written a python module to program the M232 measurement unit
It has 8 digital I/O and 6 analog ports (0-5V). Works fine, although it
is a little bit slow (0,2 s to measure)
Furthermore the digital ports do not have enough power to switch a relay
directly, I had to do it with additional transistors.
It controls my heating together with a python program an a eletric motor
/ gearbox and some sensors.
Type M232 into the search field.
If you are intersted in the python code, just drop a note.
> I have a friend who would like to move and program lights and other
> electric/electro-mechanical devices by computer. I would like to help -
> and needless to say Python would be an ideal language for the
> 'programmers interface'.
> What I'd like is an electronic interface that connects to several
> relays and a python extension module to switch on and off the relays.
> I've had a quick google and can't see anything too similar to what I
> want. pyro (python robotics) seems to require expensive (relatively)
> robotic equipment.
> Does anyone know anything *similar* to what I have in mind, or have
> alternative suggestions ?
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