import gc import pulseio gc.collect() import adafruit_irremote gc.collect() from adafruit_motor import motor gc.collect() from adafruit_seesaw.seesaw import Seesaw gc.collect() from adafruit_seesaw.pwmout import PWMOut gc.collect() import neopixel gc.collect() import audioio gc.collect() from busio import I2C import board import time print("Blimp!") # Create Infrared reader pulsein = pulseio.PulseIn(board.REMOTEIN, maxlen=100, idle_state=True) decoder = adafruit_irremote.GenericDecode() REMOTE_FORWARD = [255, 2, 175, 80] REMOTE_BACKWARD = [255, 2, 239, 16] REMOTE_PAUSE = [255, 2, 127, 128] # Create seesaw object seesaw = Seesaw(I2C(board.SCL, board.SDA)) # Create one motor on seesaw PWM pins 22 & 23 motor_a = motor.DCMotor(PWMOut(seesaw, 22), PWMOut(seesaw, 23)) motor_a.throttle = 0 # Neopix!@ pixels = neopixel.NeoPixel(board.NEOPIXEL, 10) # audio file a = audioio.AudioOut(board.A0) def play_audio(wavfile): f = open(wavfile, "rb") wav = audioio.WaveFile(f) a.play(wav) while a.playing: pass f.close() gc.collect() play_audio("overview.wav") t = time.monotonic() while True: command = None # assume no remote commands came in if len(pulsein) > 25: # check in any IR data came in pulses = decoder.read_pulses(pulsein) try: code = decoder.decode_bits(pulses, debug=False) if code in (REMOTE_FORWARD, REMOTE_BACKWARD, REMOTE_PAUSE): # we only listen to a few different codes command = code else: continue # on any failure, lets just restart except: continue if command: if code == REMOTE_FORWARD: play_audio("fan_forward.wav") motor_a.throttle = 1 # full speed forward pixels.fill((255,0,0)) elif code == REMOTE_BACKWARD: play_audio("fan_backward.wav") motor_a.throttle = -1 # full speed backward pixels.fill((0,0,255)) elif code == REMOTE_PAUSE: motor_a.throttle = 0 # stop motor play_audio("fan_stopped.wav") pixels.fill((0,0,0)) time.sleep(0.5) # play yayayay every 3 seconds if (time.monotonic() - t > 3) and motor_a.throttle != 0: t = time.monotonic() play_audio("yayyayyay.wav")
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