App note: HT66FB574/572 colour effect USB mouse

App note from Holtek on using their HT66FB574/572 to develop color effect mice. Link here (PDF) Demands from the video gaming industry for different types of gaming mouse continue to expand. Adding a large number of RGB LEDs to the mice can produce different colours and brightness changes creating a range of visual special effects. […]

DIY BT mouse using resistive touch screen

Vinod S acquired some resistive touchpads and decided to interface one with a Bluetooth module so it would function as a wireless computer mouse. He explains, “I have used a cheap ATtiny13 (8 pin) microcontroller which runs at internal 9.6MHz clock. It samples two channel analog voltage from the touchpad. One of the GPIO pin […]

Nehebkau: Laptop controlled keyboard and mouse emulator

Frank designed, and built a Laptop controlled keyboard, and mouse emulator for his Raspberry Pi. It is designed around two microcontroller with USB device capability. One is connected to a Laptop, from which it receives it’s mouse and keyboard data, while the other is connected to the Raspberry Pi to which it emulates a mouse, […]

Arduino: more LUFA hacks

LUFA (Lightweight USB Framework for AVRs) is an open-source complete USB stack for the USB-enabled Atmel AT90USBxxxx and ATMEGAxxUx AVR microcontroller series, released under the MIT License. Darran from Arduino Hacking has released the source, hex files, and sample sketches for his Arduino LUFA hacks for Keyboard HID, Mouse HID, and USB MIDI drivers for […]