import board
import digitalio
ledpin = digitalio.DigitalInOut(board.D2)
ledpin.direction = digitalio.Direction.OUTPUT
ledpin.value = True

Alternate Method

ledpin = digitalio.DigitalInOut(board.D2)
ledpin.switch_to_output(value=True)

Output Analog value on a DAC pin

Different boards have DAC on different pins

import board
import analogio
dac = analogio.AnalogOut(board.A0)  # on Trinket M0 & QT Py
dac.value = 32768   # mid-point of 0-65535
import board
import pwmio
out1 = pwmio.PWMOut(board.MOSI, frequency=25000, duty_cycle=0)
out1.duty_cycle = 32768  # mid-point 0-65535 = 50 % duty-cycle
import neopixel
leds = neopixel.NeoPixel(board.NEOPIXEL, 16, brightness=0.2)
leds[0] = 0xff00ff  # first LED of 16 defined
leds[0] = (255,0,255)  # equivalent
leds.fill( 0x00ff00 )  # set all to green
# servo_animation_code.py -- show simple servo animation list
import time, random, board
from pwmio import PWMOut
from adafruit_motor import servo

# your servo will likely have different min_pulse & max_pulse settings
servoA = servo.Servo(PWMOut(board.RX, frequency=50), min_pulse=500, max_pulse=2250)

# the animation to play
animation = (
    # (angle, time to stay at that angle)
    (0, 2.0),
    (90, 2.0),
    (120, 2.0),
    (180, 2.0)
)
ani_pos = 0 # where in list to start our animation

while True:
    angle, secs = animation[ ani_pos ]
    print("servo moving to", angle, secs)
    servoA.angle = angle
    time.sleep( secs )
    ani_pos = (ani_pos + 1) % len(animation) # go to next, loop if at end

This guide was first published on Apr 02, 2022. It was last updated on Apr 02, 2022.

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