Frau HmpfFiona Murray
Published © GPL3+

Raspi Lego Pumpkin Beautifier

This hellish device is not just for Halloween. You might want to enhance Easter eggs and Christmas tree ornaments or scratch your cat.

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Raspi Lego Pumpkin Beautifier

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Explorer HAT Pro
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×8
DC motor (generic)
×2

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Lego

Story

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Code

Pen and platform spin

Python
from time import sleep
import explorerhat
from random import *
import threading

# contol pen spin

def spin_pen_forward (channel, event):
    t = threading.Thread(target = spin_pen_forward_t)
    t.start()
    
def spin_pen_forward_t ():
    duration = 10
    print(duration)
    http://explorerhat.motor.one .forward(50)
    sleep(10)
    http://explorerhat.motor.one .stop()

http://explorerhat.touch.one .pressed(spin_pen_forward)

# control pumpkin spin
def spin_pumpkin_forward (channel, event):
    t = threading.Thread(target = spin_pumpkin_forward_t)
    t.start()

def spin_pumpkin_forward_t ():
    duration = random()
    print(duration * 5)
    explorerhat.motor.two.forward(15)
    sleep(duration * 5)
    explorerhat.motor.two.stop()

def spin_pumpkin_back (channel, event):
    t = threading.Thread(target = spin_pumpkin_back_t)
    t.start()

def spin_pumpkin_back_t ():
    duration = random()
    print(duration * 5)
    explorerhat.motor.two.backward(15)
    sleep(duration * 5)
    explorerhat.motor.two.stop()

explorerhat.touch.three.pressed(spin_pumpkin_forward)
explorerhat.touch.four.pressed(spin_pumpkin_back)

#thread.start_new_thread(explorerhat.touch.three.pressed(spin_pumpkin_forward))
#thread.start_new_thread(http://explorerhat.touch.one .pressed(spin_pen_forward))

Credits

Frau Hmpf

Frau Hmpf

3 projects • 11 followers
working where the wild things are a.k.a. teacher @ primary school
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Fiona Murray

Fiona Murray

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Primary School Teacher
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Thanks to Martin O'Hanlon.

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