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Topic: Who's tried the CapSense library? (Read 694 times) previous topic - next topic

cjdelphi

http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Main/CapSense

Looks very interesting and looks like a lot of potential here for some real world applications.... i wish a shield was made for this... only joking i'm not that lazy.....?

:D

liudr


cjdelphi

I was thinking of hiding the foil behind a wooden beam and depending of the locations you secretly place them have a safe open or a solenoid unlock the door, should not be all that difficult... another idea is to put it on the inside of a seat to see if a person is sitting down at the desk or not, even security sensors walking in and detecting them (cheap right?)

liudr

Behind wood is fine. Just use a large enough resistor. I only have 1Mohm so I have to touch the metal to get good reading. If you use 10Mohm and use more cycles in the sense, you should be able to sense a whole body nearby.

Tumbleweed

My next project is a set of tank gauges that actually work on my 5th wheel. Looks simple enough.

Just a side note, there is a capsense shield for the TI430 Launchpad. Please Arduino fanatics, don't shoot me!
TomJ
Einstein once said you don't really understand anything until you can explain it to your Grandmother

liudr


My next project is a set of tank gauges that actually work on my 5th wheel. Looks simple enough.

Just a side note, there is a capsense shield for the TI430 Launchpad. Please Arduino fanatics, don't shoot me!
TomJ


A link please if you want to live ;)

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