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kayden

Raspberry Pi wiring simple LED
« on: February 28, 2017, 10:22:58 PM »
I'm completely new to hardware in general. I just got a raspberry pi and was messing around trying to get an LED to light up.

I have everything wired like the picture below. I am using a 330ohm resister, which I believe is bigger therefore ok then what is required.

also (sorry this is my first time using any program to draw a circuit)

The program runs successfully, but no light comes on. I know the LED is good as I've tested it on the arduino. Anybody care to explain my wiring fault?
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root@raspberrypi:/home/pi# cat test.py
#!/usr/bin/python
import RPi.GPIO as GPIO

GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD)
GPIO.setup(11, GPIO.OUT)

GPIO.output(11, True)
Changing to GPIO pin 0 results
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Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "test.py", line 5, in <module>
    GPIO.setup(0, GPIO.OUT)
RPi.GPIO.InvalidChannelException: The channel sent is invalid on a Raspberry Pi
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi#