This is a hand controller for the microbit. (yet another)
The Micorbit has excellent radio facilities which makes it great for remote controlling things.
Unlike my last micorbit controller - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2982246 - this one uses a joystick and not the accelerometers (although you could used the accelerometers for something else). I have position two momentary switches for whatever your heart desires.
The coding and implementation is up to you. Be great to see what you use this for.
1 - joystick module (like - KY-023 PS2 Game Joystick ) HEADERS REMOVED
2 - standard push momentary switches (like these https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11996)
1 - sparkfun Microbit Breakout board - HEADERS REMOVED.
2 - m3 10mm hex head
3 - m2 10mm hex head
The images show the layout and where I have soldered things together. However you want to wire this is up to you. If there are questions let me know.
This project is associated with my PhD research and as such is required to abide to an ethical standard. Information sheet provided. (Research Ethics Number - 2016/858)
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I would love to know if you have built this project, and if you have, please send an image or two.
Let me know if I have missed anything, and I will edit accordingly.
If this project has inspired you to build something else, please let me know, I would love to hear from you.
Orientate these pieces outside facing up. Therefore you will needs support. Iran support at 10%, seems to by fine and cleaned up well.
I did need print the 3mm holes for the sparkfun break out board. just use a small drill bit to place these holes in the right position.