Rupert Hirst writes: For a while now, I have been toying with the idea of modifying a transcriber foot pedal into a programmable HID device. This could be useful for those complicated keyboard macros , Push to Talk or even for a more natural feel in racing type games, although not with proportional control. Your […]
Tom wanted to operate the panning of his webcam via foot pedal. The solution he came up with was to use the old Guitar Hero wireless pedals. He reverse engendered the PlayStation protocol to allow his Arduino to communicate with the pedals. What he ended up with were 2 wireless pedals with linear position reporting. […]
This clear foot operated switch is made with a bent piece of acrylic, and a PCB with a tactile switch and mounting holes: This time,i made a lighter version, very simple to make, still with a nice operating feel. I don’t really remember where i saw this design, i think from ebay.