Thank you so much for this information! I had already been thinking about using a Bluetooth speaker so that'd work perfectly. Do you have any suggestions for servos or motors?OutoftheBOTS wrote: ↑Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:44 pmSounds like a fun project
Ok you will probably find python an easier language to start with and there is more support for it than C on these forums.
Audio I normally use a blue tooth speaker and the RPi OS (operating system) has support for this built in. I use the pygame library to play the mp3 files in python for sound.
To use servos it is eassiest to use an interface board to do it the most common (and best IMO) is the PCA9685 chip and if your in the US the Adafruit 1 is probably the easist to buy and Adafruit offer a lot of support with their products see https://www.adafruit.com/?q=PCA9685 and their libraries to use it at https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_Python_PCA9685
That should get the ball rolling for you
In my experience with servos is you get what you pay for. I do lots of playing around with prototyping all sorts of projects so not spending too much money on each component is desired but I have found never buy the cheapest servos that you can find, at least be willing to come up a little. I only use metal gear servos as I find any plastic geared ones strip the plastic gears very fast.Do you have any suggestions for servos or motors?
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