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Topic: Can I connect Dualshock 2 pressure sensitive buttons to Arduino digital inputs? (Read 511 times) previous topic - next topic


Hello, I was wondering if I could wire the pressure sensitive buttons of a Dualshock 2 controller to the digital input pins of an Arduino Pro Mini.  I am referring to wiring directly to the square, triangle, circle and x buttons from the diagram of the PCB below.  I was able to get output from a Dualshock 1 controller to work correctly but Dualshock 1 has digital buttons.  I just want the pressure sensitive buttons of the Dualshock 2 to be interpreted the same way as the Dualshock 1's digital buttons, but I don't know if that's possible.

Wikipedia article on Dualshock controllers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DualShock


An analog comparator circuit would work. You would set it for at what level of pressure you want to trigger at. Anything above (or below) that would output a one.

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