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Add shutter release and rec start buttons to RC...

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Jarkko Sydänmaanlakka, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. Jarkko Sydänmaanlakka

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    Since I saw the inspire RC I have wanted dedicated buttons for shutter release and rec start. Yesterday I tested if one could use (on android tablet or phone) an app called sixaxis controller to map playstation controller buttons to emulate screen touch and yes, it worked! :)

    Now I just have to buy a cheap psx controller, gut it and solder the needed buttons to the pcb, install the pcb inside the controller and mount the buttons to the RC.
    I thought that the best place for the buttons would be on the back of the controller, just like on the P3 and inspire RC.
    I will be using usb cable to connect the controller to my tablet. Any ideas or suggestions? I just hope that there is enough space inside the RC to house the psx controller pcb.....
     
  2. MapMaker53

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    Sounds like an interesting project and mod. Please take pictures along the way for a possible future tutorial on how to do it. Good luck.
     
  3. kickthefences

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    This prject has been posted by me and later revealed by dbs almost a year go now



     
  4. Jarkko Sydänmaanlakka

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    Ok, I thought that I invented something revolutionary but you were faster :-D
     
  5. Jarkko Sydänmaanlakka

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    OK. I have now modified my controller and I must say it ended up looking quite nice. On the back there is video REC and camera buttons and on the front side BT on and map/fpv button.

    RCmodified.jpg
     
    #5 Jarkko Sydänmaanlakka, Sep 23, 2015
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2015