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Topic: wireless switch closing? JamMan looper (Read 303 times) previous topic - next topic



I want to a use micro-controller together with a wireless receiver to close the 4 foot switches and a few small surface mounted buttons on a JamMan stereo looper, I have a few questions about the components needed:

The jamman casing is made from metal and I want to install the receiving sensor inside, I'm not sure what kind of wireless sensors I should use, IR sensors, 2.4ghz, or something else?

Would I need to use transistors, relays, optos,etc... or could I just use the digital pins on an atmega IC to close the switches, i.e. connecting the pins directly to the switches.

thanks for any suggestions


For beginning, I strongly recommend using these RF link antennas.

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10534 - RF Link Transmitter (434MHz) from SparkFun for about 4$
https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10532 - RF Link Receiver (434MHz) from SparkFun for about 5$

Ebay Just $1.50 a pair!

My post on this topic might help. Take a look :)
Arduino Uno R3
Mac OSX Lion

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