Updated RoboSapien IR Control – Arduino
January 11, 2014 Leave a comment
There is a brilliant hack for these http://playground.arduino.cc/Main/RoboSapienIR. I wired this up – but I ended cutting up the poor thing – so I thought I could try it with an IR transmitter instead to do the same thing. Also means you dont have to ruin your soldering iron punching a hole through the body 🙂
I decided to use the Ken Shirriff IR library. Its work of genius.
But it didnt have one for Robosapien. The way it works is pretty cool – but you need a couple of days hack time to figure it out. The codes from the sapien controller seemed to be in single bytes – so with some effort I managed to get it to transmit those codes. I tried it on 6 sapiens I bought for a school project.
I updated three of the library files. I have not included the whole…
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