Four-axis servo control with Arduino and Python

The contributors at Principia Labs have demonstrated a method of controlling four (or more) servos from a PC running python and an Arduino board. Their reason for doing so was to create a base software stack that could be built upon for any other python script. As shown in the video below they have found several uses, including joystick control of the servos:

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/wkew8g0C%5D

It’s a great idea and the base of much PC-controlled fun. So click here for more information. And we’re on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

 

Thinking of embedding an Arduino-compatible board in your next project? Consider using the Freetronics LeoStick:

 Apart from being one of the smallest Arduino-compatibles on the market with USB, it also has an onboard RGB LED and piezo which can be used a knock sensor and various tune and sound effects. Plus you can add extra circuitry with the matching protostick! For more information and to order, click here.

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