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Raspberry PI Digital to Analogue Conversion (DAC)

Posted October 13, 2015 by Chris

"In this tutorial I will be detailing how to generate analogue voltages using a Raspberry Pi and an external Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC) to control the brightness of an LED. Although the Raspberry Pi can interface with various low-level hardware using it’s GPIO lines, SPI, I2C and serial UART interface, it does not have an DAC interface for generating analogue voltage levels. Instead the user must use an external DAC device controlled by one of the available low-level hardware interfaces, such as SPI and I2C."

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