Nintendo DS controlling a printer carriage

Computers & Mobile Fun & Games

Raul Aguaviva made this connection between his DS and printer to control its stepper motor. He updates the script over the DSs wireless connection. All it needs now is to be able to read PostScript, and you’ve got a wireless printer!

2 thoughts on “Nintendo DS controlling a printer carriage

  1. Dave says:

    Very cool! Nice to see Lua used in an application like this.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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