Introduction: Arduino&processing - 'game'&controller
For this 'project' you will need:
-1x 'Arduino to Usb' cable
-1 x Arduino uno
-1 x Arduino breadboard
-3 x Arduino button (image)
-4 x Arduino resistor (10K ohm)
-1 x Arduino wire +- 15cm (or longer)
-9 x Arduino wire +- 11cm (or longer)
-1 x Arduino led
Step 1: Processing
-Go to Processing.org and download processing.
-Open processing and install python mode.
-Upload 'Firmata' to your Arduino.
-Download the "ArduinoGame.zip" and unzip it.
-In processing, select 'file > open...' and open the "ArduinoTest.pyde" file located inside the "ArduinoTest" folder.
-Processing should be ready now, but since we have not yet made or setup the arduino, the processing sketch will only result in errors when clicking 'play'.
-Close processing or leave it as it is.
Step 2: The Arduino&Breadboard - Connecting the Wires
-Put the Arduino Uno and Arduino Breadboard next to each other, with the breadboard(image) on the right.
-Connect the following pins with wires (from Arduino to Breadboard):
('Arduino' & 'BreadBoard')
'GND' & '- 2'
'12' & 'a 11'
'7' & 'b 16'
'4' & 'b 27'
'2' & 'b 23'
'5V' & '+ 1
Step 3: The BreadBoard
On the breadboard, connect the following pins with wires:
- '- 5' & 'a 18'
- '- 11' & 'a 5'
- '- 14' & 'a 25'
- '- 17' & 'a 29'
Now all wires should be connected correctly.
Take your 4 resistors and place them from breadboard-pin ... to breadboard-pin ... :
- '+ 9' & 'a 16'
- '+ 17' & 'a 23'
- '+ 19' & 'a 27'
- 'a 7' & 'b 11'
Place your led with the long 'foot' in breadboard-pin 'c 7' and the shorter 'foot' in breadboard-pin '5 c'.
Place the buttons like this (if they are not working, try turning them 45 degrees):
- 'e 16,18' & 'f 16,18'
- 'e 23,25' & 'f 23,25'
- 'e 27,29' & 'f 27,29'
Step 4: Connecting Arduino & Processing
Start up Processing and open the Arduino sketch from the earlier step.
Connect your Arduino Uno to your PC with the Arduino cable.
In processing, press 'play'/the play button and enjoy!
Step 5: Notes
-You can replace the map by replacing the 'Map1.bmp' file with a 50px by 50px bmp file.
-You can edit the pyde script, but this may result in errors if not done correctly.
Step 6: Not Working, What Now?
-Try installing the Arduino Driver.
-Download the zip again, changing names or code may result in errors.
-Check if all Arduino parts work.
-Check if no wires are placed in wrong or unlogic pins.
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