Python code to control an R2D2 (or other astromech) from a Raspberry Pi over i2c
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r2_control

Python code to control an R2D2 (or other astromech) from a Raspberry Pi over i2c

A Raspberry Pi is connected to Adafruit i2c servo controllers (http://www.adafruit.com/products/815)

Rewriting to use HTTP and REST.

Flask

Check out the wiki: https://github.com/dpoulson/r2_control/wiki

Main process

  • Read config
  • Create objects
  • Create REST tree
  • lights
  • lcd
  • servo
  • audio
  • script

APIs Implemented:

  • /servo/<body|dome>/list - lists all servos configured
  • /servo/<body|dome>/<name>/<position>/<duration> - sets servo <name> to <position> (from 0 to 1 of full configured swing) over <duration> (seconds)
  • /servo/close - Close all servos
  • /joystick - Joystick selection functions
  • /joystick/list - List all possible joysticks
  • /joystick/<stick> - Select a joystick
  • /shutdown - Shutdown system
  • /status - Print current status
  • /sendstatus - Send status via telegram if enabled

Install

Read the wiki.

To see some parts of this in action, follow my instagram: https://www.instagram.com/r2djp/