Red Pitaya: 7 Great Projects

The New Year is right around the corner and you’re probably thinking about the next project you want to build with your Red Pitaya. It’s probably not going to be an SDR receiver to communicate with someone over 9 miles away like this man did from Slovenia. Or maybe you will… Either way, we’ll support you.

However, if you’re looking for some “easier” projects, we’ve found 7 great projects you can build using a Red Pitaya. Check them out:




Project: Build a Radio Station with Red Pitaya

Short description: In this project, two guys explain how they built a radio station with a Red Pitaya and Xilinx FPGA. They walk you through how they built using diagrams and images. Great if you’re into radios and high frequencies!



Project: Syncing Christmas Lights

Short description: This Christmas, you probably witnessed lights synced with music. Want to build your own for next year? This blog post explains how you can.



Project: Motion Sensor

Short description: Curious how infrared sensors detect motion? Use your Red Pitaya and this tutorial to learn how to build your own!



Project: EMC Measurements & Teslameter

Short description: Learn how to measure electromagnetic compatibility with this project and a teslameter!



Project: Blinking LED

Short description: Sometimes, it’s the simple things in life that make us happy. Build a blinking LED with your Red Pitaya and visual programming using this tutorial.



Project: Alarm

Short description: Have you ever wanted to build your own alarm? Check out this post and learn how!



Project: Making a Buzzer Buzz

Short description: Some restaurants give you a buzzer, which will light up and buzz when your table is ready. This tutorial will teach you how to build your own.


Planning to build something else with your Red Pitaya? Let us know and we’ll feature you on our blog!

Are you in need of a new Red Pitaya? Check out the Red Pitaya kit we have on sale right now! The sale ends January 1st so make sure you order before the New Year so you’re ready to start building in 2018.

If you’re on the fence and want to speak to an expert, contact us and we’d be happy to help. You can email us at any time at or 1-800-528-1417.

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