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Raspberry Pi Projects – Exclusive Ideas to Use with Ultrasonic Sensors

We’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 and other forms of useful gadgetry and even as a programming toy for children.

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MB1434 USB-ProxSonar-EZ3

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LV-ProxSonar-EZ Products

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MB1014 LV-ProxSonar-EZ1

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MB1024 LV-ProxSonar-EZ2

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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.

 

MB1414 USB-ProxSonar-EZ1

MB1414 USB-ProxSonar-EZ1

The USB‑ProxSonar‑EZ1 has a detection zone of ~5 feet and will allow for 8+ simultaneous…

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MB1424 USB-ProxSonar-EZ2

The USB-ProxSonar-EZ2 has a detection zone of ~3 feet and will allow for 10+ simultaneous sensors….

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MB1434 USB-ProxSonar-EZ3

MB1434 USB-ProxSonar-EZ3

The USB‑ProxSonar‑EZ3 has a detection zone of ~2 feet and will allow for 13+ simultaneous sensors…

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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.

Connect a Raspberry Pi Zero with an USB Ultrasonic Sensor

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.

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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.

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Interfacing a Raspberry Pi with an Ultrasonic Sensor

Do 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.

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How to use an ultrasonic sensor with a Raspberry Pi

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.

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