Hw output pwm add

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hw_output_pwm_id = hw_output_pwm_add(hw_id, frequency_hz, initial_duty_cycle)

hw_output_pwm_add is used to add a hardware PWM output to your instrument.

Return value

Argument Type Description
hw_output_pwm_id String This value can be used for further reference.


# Argument Type Description
1 hw_id String The is the reference to the input. You can choose to bind to an existing Hardware ID (Hardware_id_list), or define your own Hardware ID, which you can dynamicly couple to an external type of hardware, such as the Teensy or Arduino.
2 frequency_hz Function The frequency of the PWM output signal.
3 initial_duty_cycle Function The initial PWM duty cycle.


-- Bind to Raspberry Pi 2, Header P1, Pin 40
-- PWM frequency is set to 1 kHz, with a duty cycle of 50%.
output_id = hw_output_pwm_add("RPI_V2_P1_40", 1000, 50)

-- We can change the duty cycle runtime, in this case 20%
hw_output_pwm_duty_cycle(output_id, 20)