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Raspberry Pi Projects - Exclusive Ideas to Use with Ultrasonic Sensors

Easy projects to explore with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero


Raspberry Pi ProjectsWe've put together some of the best and worthwhile Raspberry Pi Projects to make your time fun and educational. Explore below easy, simple fascinating Raspberry Pi Projects to get started with, along with some complex projects for advanced users.

At this point the Raspberry Pi is a modern legend. These series of tiny, low-powered computers provides an inexpensive and relatively easy base for electronics projects.

A Raspberry Pi is a brilliant tiny computer that you can power off of a micro USB cable. The most recent model has WiFi, an ethernet port, 4 USB ports and an HDMI port. There’s also a micro SD card slot, which is where the “hard drive” goes.

The $35 Raspberry Pi is one of the best tools to create inexpensive machines, robots, wireless appliances, ultrasonic sensors and other forms of useful gadgetry and even as a programming toy for children.

There are so many fun Raspberry Pi Projects you can create with your Raspberry Pi that you might be wondering where to begin, especially if you're new to Raspberry Pi, coding and Linux, the free open source operating system that powers the Raspberry Pi.

That's why we've put together the following collection of Raspberry Pi projects:

These projects will help you not only get started with the Raspberry Pi, but also inspire you to build fun Raspberry Pi projects, such as a home media server or even your own robot. You may also want to try the following USB sensors for one of your projects that will give you extraordinary results.

5 Fun, Easy Raspberry Pi Projects You Can Try With a $35 Raspberry Pi

Indeed, a veritable golden age of computers is once again upon us, so with that in mind here are our first couple of Raspberry Pi Projects you can do with your Raspberry Pi. If you're new to Pi, check out the following helpful resources that will help you understand and learn more about the Raspberry Pi. A Beginner's Guide to DIYing with the Raspberry Pi and Exercises to learn with Raspberry Pi

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     DatePosted: 10-28-2016     |
Raspberry Pi Zero
MaxBotix USB ultrasonic sensors make your Raspberry Pi Projects even easier. This tutorial teaches you how to connect a Raspberry Pi Zero, as well as the other members of R Pi family, with an ultrasonic sensor to read data off the USB port. You may want to check out our tutorial on Raspberry Pi TTL to connect your Raspberry Pi Zero over the serial port and how to use an ultrasonic sensor with a Raspberry Pi.
|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     DatePosted: 11-18-2016     |
Setting up the Raspberry Pi Zero for an I2C Sensor
This tutorial demonstrates how to set up an I2C circuit using a Raspberry Pi product such as the classic Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Zero, Raspberry Pi 2, or Raspberry Pi 3 and an I2C MaxSonar. The article was written and tested on an R Pi with the September 2016 version of the Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL OS.
|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     Date Posted: 10-18-2016     |
Raspberry Pi Projects IdeasDo you enjoy or love testing new Raspberry Pi Projects? Maxbotix has put together a tutorial that teaches you how to interface a Raspberry Pi with an ultrasonic sensor to read TTL serial data. You may also check out our tutorial on Using an ultrasonic sensor with a Raspberry Pi and how to use an USB ultrasonic sensor for a Raspberry Pi.
|     Written By: Tom Bonar     |     DatePosted: 10-17-2016     |
Raspberry Pi Projects 2016

For those who love Raspberry Pi Projects, Maxbotix has put together a tutorial that teaches you how to use a Raspberry Pi with a MaxBotix ultrasonic sensor to read its serial data. You may also check out our tutorials on Interfacing a Raspberry Pi and how to use an ultrasonic sensor with a Raspberry Pi.

Author: Kathy Kostal  Date: 08-31-2016
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Author: Cody Carlson  Date: 08-02-2016
Raspberry Pi 2 board MaxSonar sensors offer a variety of outputs including TTL serial data. This tutorial guides you through the process of setting up your Raspberry Pi 3 with a MaxBotix sensor. Click here for full article.
Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-26-2016
Full Horn Housing MaxBotix offers an expanded range of packaging options for many of our sensors. Each option provides unique benefits to certain mounting integrations. This article provides a brief overview of each option.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-18-2016
Sensor is Tested When providing support, our technical support team may determine that further testing at our facility is the best way to help resolve the issue that you are facing. At this point, they will start the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process. This article will explain what you can expect as your ultrasonic sensor travels through our RMA process.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-11-2016
Typical Wall Pipe Many customers have requested the option to mount an ultrasonic sensor in a pipe. During the testing and development cycle, we discovered a number of considerations and requirements that must be met for the application to be successful. When all of these are met, a user may be able to achieve the desired level of success for measuring the liquid level inside of a pipe.
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Author: Jenney Grover  Date: 06-28-2016
one of the options for outputs On April 19th, we welcomed our supporters to join us for the Grand Opening of the Build Out. Bob and Nita Gross gave a tour of the build out and their vision for the space. We continue to be in awe of the support from our community, our employees, our distributors, and our customers. Thank you for the many years of support, and we look forward to serving you in the years to come.
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