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Use computer ball mouse as a tethered power controller? Answered

Making a "vibrabot" w 2 cellphone motors. I want to use a ball mouse as a tethered power controller 4 the motors. ie. More juice 2 one motor 2 make it turn. Like to use the buttons & perhaps the roller ball. Holding the mouse upside down so I can thumb roll the ball. Whaddya' think?

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gmxxBest Answer (author)2009-06-18

if you made the mouse wheel into a potentiometer (variable resistor) and the buttons switches for left and right, it might work.

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