Its alive!

So after the “serial over USB” problems (see last post), we removed USB completely, switching over to use the built in UART port on the Raspberry Pi and connecting direct to another serial port on the Due (it has lots!).  Both devices run at 3.3 volts, so only 3 wires are needed – Tx, Rx and Gnd.  A quick search and replace and recompile of the Due code to change the port it is listening to and we fired up the code again – and it worked!

Here’s video of us driving it round the office under joystick control:

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