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Obi-Wan the Cursor – amazing project with the MAKE controller!


Russ has an awesome MAKE controller kit project! He writes – “I use four screens, and sometimes lose my cursor. No more! I have Obi-WanQui-Gon to point the way for me. Using the Makezine Controller, a small X program, OSC, and a pair of servo motors, I have a real-life cursor. The X program tracks the cursor, and ten times a second, sends an OSC (Open Sound Control) command using sendOSC to the controller…”Link.


  • MAKE Controller kit (resources)… – Link.
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8 thoughts on “Obi-Wan the Cursor – amazing project with the MAKE controller!

  1. DGary says:

    Russ, you are a total star wars geek, but good god is that freakin cool kitbashing.

  2. Michiel_Hates_Registration says:

    that is freaking awesome visual feedback.

  3. Gus says:

    That’s not Obi-Wan.

    1. Russ Nelson (@russnelson) says:

      Well, they *said* it was on the package.

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