Category Archives: Pibrella

Create Traffic Lights in Python

Introduction We are now going to look at controlling the outside world using your Raspberry Pi. There are lots of things a Raspberry Pi can control, such as lights, motors and buzzers. For this we are going to use a Pibrella add on, as it has everything we need on a little board that fits snugly on top of the GPIO pins. Using the Python language we will control the… Read Article →

Create a Reaction Timer in Python

Introduction Let us make our first game that tests your reflexes, a Reaction Timer. The aim of the game is to press the button as fast as you can once you hear the tone. The buzzer will sound after a randomly number of seconds so there will be no cheating, and your time will be displayed on the screen. Challenge your friends to see who can get the fastest time!… Read Article →


What is the Pibrella? The Pibrella is a small add on for the Raspberry Pi (all versions are compatible). It is designed to easily incorporate physical real world computing without the need to solder, source components or risk damaging the Raspberry Pi by putting everything needed together on a neat compact board. The Pibrella features 3 controllable LEDs set in a traffic light orientation Large red input button Programmable buzzer… Read Article →