Mihai Beffa
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PID App: Float a Ball at Constant Height in a Tube

This is a useless demonstration of the power of the PID loop used in industrial automation.

IntermediateFull instructions provided16 hours1,744
PID App: Float a Ball at Constant Height in a Tube

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Ping-pong ball
×1
Acrylic tube
×1
Scannable MegaIO-Industrial for Raspberry Pi
×1
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
×1
Computer Fan 12V
×1

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Credits

Mihai Beffa

Mihai Beffa

5 projects • 9 followers
Born in Romania sometime in the last century. Emigrated to the US in 1980. Worked 10 years for others, then for self-inflicted start-ups.
Thanks to Alex Burcea.

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