The “Electro-Sketch” by Jason Levins and Chris Hopkins allows someone to control the movement of an Etch A Sketch using a typical serial mouse. Pretty nice hack with detailed instructions and even a parts and price list at the link below.
How To Make an Etch-A-Sketch Driven Mouse – [via] , Link
10 thoughts on “Control an Etch-A-Sketch with a serial mouse”
shouldn’t that be a ‘How To Make a Mouse Driven Etch-A-Sketch’ instead of ‘How To Make an Etch-A-Sketch Driven Mouse’?
Sure would have liked to see a video of it in action
@John- My first thought too!
Does seem to take the “challenge” out of an etch-a-sketch though….
Screw the mouse… Hook the etch a sketch up to a Wacom Tablet and FINALLY draw what you’ve been trying to all these years.
what are the part of the mouse called
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