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Flotilla and python

Building a light meter with Flotilla

Back in March I got my mega Flotilla treasure chest from Pimoroni. I was very excited to see what could be done with it. The Rockpool graphical interface is coming along nicely and I had some fun with that, but I really wanted to dig into the Python API.

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Before you go any further check out this link from Pimoroni and this one from their website.

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I wanted my first project to use both inputs and outputs so I decided to create a light meter which displayed the light level both on the number display and visually through a bar chart on the LED matrix.


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This project uses the matrix connected to 1, a light sensor to 2 and the number display to 8. I screwed the components onto one of the base plates to keep them still!

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Using the @pimoroni #flotilla as a light meter @raspberrypifoundation

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