- Gather the necessary materials: You will need a servo motor, a Raspberry Pi Pico, a breadboard , jumper wires, and a power source.
- Connect the servo motor to the Raspberry Pi Pico: Connect the servo motor’s signal pin to the Pico’s GPIO pin 16. Connect the servo motor’s power and ground pins to the breadboard’s power and ground rails, respectively.
- Write the code: Write a program that sends PWM signals to the servo motor to control its position. You can use the Pico’s built-in PWM module and the MicroPython programming language to generate the PWM signals. You can find sample code and tutorials online to help you get started.
- Upload the code to the Raspberry Pi Pico: Compile the code and upload it to the Pico using the Pico’s USB connection.
6. Adjust the code: Depending on how the servo motor responds to the PWM signals, you may need to adjust the code to fine-tune the position control.
By following these steps, you can create your own servo control system using a Raspberry Pi Pico and a servo motor. It’s a great way to learn about PWM signals and servo motor control, and it can be used in a variety of projects such as robotics, automation, and remote control systems.