Hello all. Newbie here. I just mounted an Automation Hat directly to Pi 3 B+. Ran the one liner install
pi@raspberrypi:~ $ curl -sS get.pimoroni.com/automationhat | bash
This script will install everything needed to use
Always be careful when running scripts and commands copied
from the internet. Ensure they are from a trusted source.
If you want to see what this script does before running it,
you should run: ‘curl https://get.pimoroni.com/automationhat’
Note: Automation HAT requires I2C communication
Do you wish to continue? [y/N] y
Updating apt indexes…
Checking hardware requirements…
Checking for packages required for GPIO control…
RPi.GPIO installed and up-to-date
I2C already enabled
Checking packages required by I2C interface…
Python 2 smbus installed and up-to-date
Python 3 smbus installed and up-to-date
Automation HAT comes with examples and documentation that you may wish to install.
Performing a full install will ensure those resources are installed,
along with all required dependencies. It may however take a while!
Do you wish to perform a full install? [y/N] y
Checking for dependencies…
python-sn3218 is already installed
python3-sn3218 is already installed
install ok installed
install ok installed
Checking for additional software…
Downloading examples and documentation…
The examples directory already exists on your system!
We’ve backed them up as examples-backup, just in case you’ve changed anything!
Resources for your Automation HAT were copied to
All done. Enjoy your Automation HAT!
Have done this several times. When I try test this is what I get:
pi@raspberrypi:~ python ~/Pimoroni/automationhat/examples/output.py Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/Pimoroni/automationhat/examples/output.py", line 8, in <module> if automationhat.is_automation_hat(): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/automationhat/__init__.py", line 303, in is_automation_hat setup() File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/automationhat/__init__.py", line 357, in setup raise RuntimeError("No ADC detected, check your connections") RuntimeError: No ADC detected, check your connections pi@raspberrypi:~
This is really all new to me. I searched this forum for an answer but did not find one. Thank You!