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Topic: USB joystick to RS232 to Arduino (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic

danijels

Hi,

I would like to use a USB gamepad (PS2 like) to control some DC motors with Arduino.

Is it possible to plug USB gamepad to a RS232 converter and then read from converter's RX/TX with Arduino?

Regards

dxw00d

Unlikely. You'd be better off getting a USB host shield for your Arduino.

danijels

Do I need some special library to interact with the USB gamepad via USB host shield or can I communicate with the USB host shield by addressing the RT/TX?

dxw00d


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