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by MagnusAycox
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Parallax PING))) ?
Replies: 21
Views: 12477

Re: Parallax PING))) ?

I found this which I have choosen. It interfaces using the I2C bus and no special timing or anyting else is needed. Just trigger it and fetch the range. Super neato... :)
http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R241-SRF10.html
by MagnusAycox
Sat Jul 21, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Parallax PING))) ?
Replies: 21
Views: 12477

Re: Parallax PING))) ?

Wouldn't it be better to build this in hardware (setting the PING))) off, counting and triggering)? Then just sending the result to the rPi by using the serial interface or USB? Then we have no need for fancy programming freeing the processor for more important tasks. Just a suggestion... And yes, I...

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