Author Topic: Have a few questions for those experienced with building pens and using them  (Read 3725 times)

Offline Balineseterror

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I'm a Junior High Teacher and I have been wanting to do this project for awhile. While I have been able to connect my wii remote to the laptop I haven't constructed my pen at all.

I need a design for a pen that meets the following needs

1) Use for wall only

2) Sensitive enough to draw graphs, pictures, and to write with

3) Simple to put together since I have no real engineering experience.

Also I need help on being able to figure out where I should put the wii remote. My desk will be about two feet away from the board (currently not sure if my next year classroom will be white or blackboard, if its a blackboard will this affect the use of the pen)

Thanks for the help in advance




Offline Descalzo

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The simplest version is here:http://clinik.net/wiimote/wiimote_info_my_pen_1.php
That's what I did.  You push the button with your finger, not by pressing it against the board, so you don't have to worry about the surface.



Offline Balineseterror

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The simplest version is here:http://clinik.net/wiimote/wiimote_info_my_pen_1.php
That's what I did.  You push the button with your finger, not by pressing it against the board, so you don't have to worry about the surface.

If I was to go and get and LED from Radio Shack (if I can find the best one they have) could I swap it out from that project?