Intro: Simple Homemade Capacitive Touch Stylus
This stylus is a simple project that requires few materials. It works by using the conductivity of your hand to act as a capacitive touch stylus. This is fun and simple project that anyone can do.
Step 1: Materials
Gather your materials:
1: a Q-Tip
2: Tin foil
3: A pen
5: A phone or tablet
Step 2: Disassemble Your Pen
Step 3: Cut Your Q-tip, Tin Foil, and the Tip of Your Pen
Cut the Q-Tip in half, then cut about a 3x3 inch piece of tinfoil. Cut the tip of your pen so that the Q-Tip fits in it snuggly. Then reinsert the tip of the pen into the pen body.
Step 4: Add the Tin Foil
wrap the tin foil around the pen making sure that it touches the Q-Tip. Then once you have your tin foil in place secure it with a piece of tape.
Step 5: Water
now put a few drops of water on the q-tip.
Step 6: Use
to use this stylus you need to be touching the tin foil with your hand for it to work because it is capacitive touch. boom now you have your own homemade stylus.