Grey/Bruce Makers
Sydenham Campus
1130 - 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 5N8

MASTERING THE RASPBERRY PI PICO

  • 25/07/2024
  • 20/08/2024
  • 8 sessions
  • 25/07/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 30/07/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 01/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 06/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 08/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 13/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 15/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 20/08/2024, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 1130 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON
  • 7

Registration

  • Join expert Robert Lovelass as he takes your through the amazing technology of the Raspberry Pi Pico.

    Basic programming and use of the Pico learned over 8 sessions.

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MASTERING THE RASPBERRY PI PICO

8 HANDS ON LAB SESSIONS

An introduction to the Internet of Things – using computers to control and measure devices and parameters around the house, the office, or business; wherever or whatever your environment. 

Join instructor Robert Lovelace as you explore the amazing world of electronics and programming. 

Course Cost: $ 185.00

The cost of your Pico Breadboarding Kit is included.

You Get:

  •  A full kit of parts and a Pico microcontroller
  • All necessary software and manuals
  • Ability to continue on your own
  • Knowledge & skills to share with others


Course takes place over 8 sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

1. 25/07/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2. 30/07/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

3. 01/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

4. 06/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

5.08/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

6.13/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

7.15/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

8.20/08/2024, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Overview of Sessions:

Lesson 1: The Raspberry Pi Pico

A Guided Tour, Pico pin descriptions , Thonny IDE

Lesson 2: Introduction to Python Programming

Python and Micro Python, Commands & Statements, Coding

Lesson 3: Connecting with the outside world

IoT , Basic Electronics, Digital vs Analog, Input and Output

Lesson 4: Useful programming solutions

Interrupts (IRQ),  Analog to Digital Conversion, Pulse Width Modulation

Lesson 5:   Sensing and measuring the outside world

Motion, Distance,  Moisture, Touch, Vibration, Temperature, Light

Lesson 6:   AC/DC Power, Actuators, Motors & Movement

Power and the Pico, DC Devices, Relays, Isolation, Servo/Stepper Motors

Lesson 7:   Data Collection & File Storage

File Management, Writing &  Reading Files, Logging Data

Lesson 8: Digital Communication

 Inter-Integrated Circuit, Serial Peripheral Interface, UART connection


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