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by drifterf
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: View print data of all scripts running in one terminal ?
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: View print data of all scripts running in one terminal ?

im running 2 scripts on startup editing the rc.local . one script to read a rfid and activate a gpio and another as a exit button which activates the same gpio. i cant compile them together at moment due to random things on small project we are doing. could i use this is monitor the state of both sc...
by drifterf
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: View print data of all scripts running in one terminal ?
Replies: 4
Views: 645

View print data of all scripts running in one terminal ?

Hi, i have a few scripts running on startup for various things i am messing around with. everything works as needs be but i wondered how to have 1 terminal script running which will show me all the "print" data that is show throughout all the scripts i have running. for example if i have script "1.p...
by drifterf
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: RFID Reader question
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: RFID Reader question

this is the script that reads the cards and when i run the script and present a token it reads it and displays its information import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import MFRC522 import signal continue_reading = True # Capture SIGINT for cleanup when the script is aborted def end_read(signal,frame): global conti...
by drifterf
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Python
Topic: RFID Reader question
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: RFID Reader question

i have created the 2 seperate scripts whilst learning python via the tutorials on here and in this forum.

as mentioned i dont know what command to use so when the UID is generated it allows the other part of the script to be run.

i believe it is a "if true" command
by drifterf
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: RFID Reader question
Replies: 4
Views: 552

RFID Reader question

Hi, thanks to people on here i have got to a stage i now enjoy messing around with my PI i am slowly working towards creating my own access control system with the PI. i have a 522 rfid board which i have a script for to read the fobs and works fine. i want a script so when a certain UID is read it ...
by drifterf
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: turn on led for period of time with a button

thank you this worked, i did try the "while true" but couldnt get it to work, must of typed something wrong, many thanks !! I think this should do it from gpiozero import LED, Button, Buzzer from time import sleep led = LED(17) button = Button(2) buzzer = Buzzer(18) while True: button.wait_for_press...
by drifterf
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: turn on led for period of time with a button

from gpiozero import LED, Button, Buzzer from time import sleep led = LED(17) button = Button(2) buzzer = Buzzer(18) button.wait_for_press() led.on() buzzer.on() sleep(3) led.off() buzzer.off() i just want to loop this script please. also is there a reason why when i launch the code in idle it take ...
by drifterf
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: turn on led for period of time with a button

Hi, i really appreciate the tutorial pages you have given me. Just to let you know i have got it sorted and have got what i watned to work to work :) I do need the script to continue working when it has done it cycle. It seems to do the script once and then i have to reload to continue it, i need it...
by drifterf
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: turn on led for period of time with a button

Very basic code to turn a LED on is: import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import time GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM) GPIO.setwarnings(False) GPIO.setup(18,GPIO.OUT) print "LED on" GPIO.output(18,GPIO.HIGH) time.sleep(1) print "LED off" GPIO.output(18,GPIO.LOW) This assumes the LED is connected to pin #18 - (6th one dow...
by drifterf
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: turn on led for period of time with a button

Hi, thank you all for the replys. i will have a read through of the links, much appreciated !
by drifterf
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Python
Topic: turn on led for period of time with a button
Replies: 12
Views: 840

turn on led for period of time with a button

Hi, im working on a small project and have made progress but i need the following i want to activate a led (at the moment, when its working i will be using the gpio for a relay module) i want to press a physical button on the breadboard and have the led stay on for a period of time i can set and the...

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