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by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Proximity fob based game around the town
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Proximity fob based game around the town

Hi. Right so just quickly around our town these beat the street boxes have just shown up. It's a game that works in the following way You get given a access proximity fob. It tracks the distance between each box (which is normally mounted on a lamppost) You can track you use with a simple web page a...
by drifterf
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"

ok as soon as i put this post up i seem to have found out the issue.

in my .bashrc file i put

echo running at boot
on this line i put the directory etc to my script but forgot the "&"

sorry for time waste lol
by drifterf
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"
Replies: 1
Views: 102

when i open terminal i get "running at boot"

hi guys, i got my project so close to finishing but wanted to add a pythons script to auto boot. i ended up editing the rc.local and the home/pi/.bashrc anyway now when i try to load terminal it comes up with a print saying "running at boot" i cant terminal and "sudo nano" to change anything i have ...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: editing a csv for python via webpage/easiest way of editing etc
Replies: 1
Views: 369

editing a csv for python via webpage/easiest way of editing etc

Hi, please let me know as i think this is in the wrong section really but dont know where to post. i have the following script activating from a access control reader to open doors etc via a relay. in simple im building the pi into a box with a 7" touch screen built in the front. i currently have th...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 292

Re: clone a PI3 to a new PI3

It's mainly as a backup so I don't lose everything i have done :)
by drifterf
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 292

Re: clone a PI3 to a new PI3

awesome so its as simple as using the tool in the PI already to copy to a new card. this is perfect. many thanks
by drifterf
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 292

clone a PI3 to a new PI3

Hi, i have had some good times (and annoying) with the PI experience. i have got to a stage now where i would like to clone a pi ? in a ideal world i could just like to copy all the contents of the sd card over to a new one and go from that. is something like this possible ? i have apache etc instal...
by drifterf
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

@paddyg could you help with this ? thanks
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

my head is indefinably not working at moment (python course booked) ok so i dont this #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary length. The code length and value are returned. EXAMPLE #!/usr/bin/env python import time import pigpio import wi...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

please can someone help with this please ? i want to make this script read numbers from a file (csv etc ? ) and then grant access so it pulls and input to high to trigger a relay ? please , thanks #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary le...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

Feels a bit like Dragons Den (UK TV programme) where the wrong Dragon offers to invest and disappoints the money seeker... Just to say I spent a while looking at reversed and bit-flipped versions of binary representations of your numbers and like @joan failed to find a predictable mapping. Is it si...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

thank you so much joan, was hoping you would reply :) what i am aiming for is on a number being produced and allowed then it triggers pins to power a relay etc. so changing a pin from low to high etc. i would like to use the a CSV file or txt to edit these permissions so i can in the end create a we...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

no one on either of these issues ? #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary length. The code length and value are returned. EXAMPLE #!/usr/bin/env python import time import pigpio import wiegand def callback(bits, code): print("bits={} code...
by drifterf
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 450

PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

Hi guys, i have Pig PIO running the wiegand script on the website and reading cards perfectly fine. only problem i am having is that the code being read on python is differnt to the ones printed on the card. for example i have presented 3 cards to the reader and get the following: Bits=26 value=4564...
by drifterf
Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Python
Topic: ImportError: No module named 'spi'
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: RFID Reader question

have you enabled SPI in raspi-config ?
by drifterf
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Part Of Script Not Writing To a File
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Part Of Script Not Writing To a File

appreciated paddy, im still learning. any ideas on my original post ?
by drifterf
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Part Of Script Not Writing To a File
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Part Of Script Not Writing To a File

Heya, i have been working on a script for a while and really thank everyone on here for helping me. i may be doing something stupid but i have checked loads of times and cant fine where i am going wrong i am writing events to a txt file and reading them in a html. all seems fine except for 1 part. w...
by drifterf
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

have just tested this and works like dream, will be continuing with this last script :) thank you so much. Just need to get it integrated into a webpage so i can edit the details via the webpage that way and im laughing :) thanks
by drifterf
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

i will try this out later today, thank you :)
by drifterf
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

brilliant thanks once again !! defiantly learnt alot on this :) appreciate it to everyone who helped, thank you
by drifterf
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

if i wanted to add another data line on the following how would i do it ? file.write("Access Granted 1\n") print (" Number: ",data[count][0]) print (" Name: ",data[count][1]) print (" Tel No: ",data[count][2]) just add print ("another", data[count][3]) and add another , to the source ? like this pri...
by drifterf
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

gordon77 wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:19 pm
Remove the line GPIO.setmode (GPIO.BCM) near the beginning.
thank you so much, i have been constantly looking at this and you guys helping has got me fault finding myself now as i do understand alot better. really appreciate it !!
by drifterf
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

hi thanks i have a working model but like the idea above with the names etc but i get the following issue: Traceback (most recent call last): File "another.py", line 27, in <module> MIFAREReader = MFRC522.MFRC522() File "/home/pi/Access/MFRC522.py", line 132, in __init__ GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) Val...
by drifterf
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)
Replies: 32
Views: 1633

Re: Read from CSV to part of my code (attached)

honesty guys no worry, i will check what i have done and see the differences. really appreciate you guys helping !! will post once i have done a bit more :) thank you

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