Raspberry PI – receive 433Mhz radio signal

Tonight, the hack objective is to communicate with 433Mhz equipments using Raspberry PI. For this, I use a 433Mhz receiver from Itead Studio bought at hack spark for 4.5€ with an emitter. Cabling is simple : VDD on 5V (I tryed to use 3.3V supply voltage but as a consequence the reception range is limited to a couple of cm) , GND goes to GND and One of the data pin going to pin 13 (gpio21/27). This is following elements found on that site : ninjablocks

If you are looking for a RF433 shield for Raspberry, check this link to another article !

The first step is to install a fresh wheezy raspbian environment and get the basis element to work :

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