Buzzer Wireling Python Tutorial
This Wireling uses the AST7525MATRQ buzzer to give you the ability to add a variety of tones to your next project!
- Oscillation frequency 2700Hz
- Sounds pressure level 85 dB/min at 10cm
- Voltage: 3.0V - 5.5V
- Current: 100mA (Max Rating).
- A5/SCL - I²C Serial Clock line
- A4/SDA - I²C Serial Data line
- 10mm x 10mm (.394 inches x .394 inches)
- Max Height (from the lower bottom of Wireling to upper top Wireling Connector): 6.25mm (0.25inches)
- Weight: 1 gram (.04 ounces)
- Python 3 (Python 2 is not supported!)
- All Python packages mentioned in the Pi Hat setup tutorial (tinycircuits_wireling, Adafruit-Blinka, adafruit-circuitpython-ads1x15, and adafruit-circuitpython-busdevice)
- Buzzer Python Example
Plug your Wireling into the port you plan on using!
If you want to use a different port, you just need to change the port value in the program mentioned later.
For this program there is no python package necessary that is specific to the Buzzer Wireling. Instead, there is an example that includes a variety of options/sounds to get an idea of how you can program the noise-maker.
# TinyCircuits Buzzer Wireling Example Program # This example was edited to be compatible with TinyCircuits hardware # Original Source by Dipto Pratyaksa: http://www.linuxcircle.com/2015/04/12/how-to-play-piezo-buzzer-tunes-on-raspberry-pi-gpio-with-pwm/ # Modified by: Laveréna Wienclaw for TinyCircuits # Last updated: Jan 7, 2020 import RPi.GPIO as GPIO # import the GPIO library import time # import the time library import tinycircuits_wireling # import wireling library wireling = tinycircuits_wireling.Wireling() class Buzzer(object): def __init__(self): self.buzzer_pin = wireling.getPin(0) # set to match port(0-3) GPIO.setup(self.buzzer_pin, GPIO.IN) GPIO.setup(self.buzzer_pin, GPIO.OUT) print("buzzer ready") def __del__(self): class_name = self.__class__.__name__ print (class_name, "finished") def buzz(self,pitch, duration): # create the function and feed it the pitch and duration) if(pitch==0): time.sleep(duration) return period = 1.0 / pitch # in physics, the period (sec/cyc) is the inverse of the frequency (cyc/sec) delay = period / 2 # calcuate the time for half of the wave cycles = int(duration * pitch) # the number of waves to produce is the duration times the frequency for i in range(cycles): # start a loop from 0 to the variable calculated above GPIO.output(self.buzzer_pin, True) # set pin high time.sleep(delay) # wait with pin high GPIO.output(self.buzzer_pin, False) # set pin low time.sleep(delay) # wait with pin low def play(self, tune): GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM) GPIO.setup(self.buzzer_pin, GPIO.OUT) x=0 print("Playing tune ",tune) if(tune==1): pitches=[262,294,330,349,392,440,494,523, 587, 659,698,784,880,988,1047] duration=0.1 for p in pitches: self.buzz(p, duration) # feed the pitch and duration to the function time.sleep(duration *0.5) for p in reversed(pitches): self.buzz(p, duration) time.sleep(duration *0.5) elif(tune==2): pitches=[262,330,392,523,1047] duration=[0.2,0.2,0.2,0.2,0.2,0,5] for p in pitches: self.buzz(p, duration[x]) time.sleep(duration[x] *0.5) x+=1 elif(tune==3): pitches=[392,294,0,392,294,0,392,0,392,392,392,0,1047,262] duration=[0.2,0.2,0.2,0.2,0.2,0.2,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.8,0.4] for p in pitches: self.buzz(p, duration[x]) time.sleep(duration[x] *0.5) x+=1 elif(tune==4): pitches=[1047, 988,659] duration=[0.1,0.1,0.2] for p in pitches: self.buzz(p, duration[x]) time.sleep(duration[x] *0.5) x+=1 elif(tune==5): pitches=[1047, 988,523] duration=[0.1,0.1,0.2] for p in pitches: self.buzz(p, duration[x]) time.sleep(duration[x] *0.5) x+=1 GPIO.setup(self.buzzer_pin, GPIO.IN) if __name__ == "__main__": a = input("Enter Tune number 1-5:") buzzer = Buzzer() buzzer.play(int(a)) GPIO.cleanup() # Resets any ports used in current program
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