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Alan Chatham of Unojoy wrote an Instructable on using pencil drawings as capacitive sensors:

Did you know? You can make pencil drawings reactive to touch for use with your projects! It’s really easy, and gives you a lot of flexibility in making interfaces for whatever microcontroller project you’re making.

Making a capacitive touch sensor from a drawing via Arduino

John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


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  • Daniel

    This is cool. I first saw this on the makey-makey site. Really cool to be able to build your own interfaces using pencil and paper!