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hi, i have ridden all post about atom pro and ps2, and i followed all code about the problem to resolve the same problem, but instead of getting the 79, 255, 255, 128, etc that I should be getting I ...

2009-03-30 17:40 by Robot Dude
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We design and manufacture camera gimbals for RC aircraft, full scale aircraft, masts, and robots. We've got a project in which we need to control a pan/tilt/roll gimbal via a PS2 type controller. ...

2009-03-27 17:20 by PhotoShip One
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Hello, I would like to find out how to control a relatively small robot with a PS2 wireless controller. I currently have a sabertooth 2x5 motor controller with two 7.2V DC motors along with two HS...

2009-03-12 12:25 by Robot Dude
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Hello NG, a (silly?) newbie- question: Can I connect the SP2- Controller (via Sony Playstation Controller Cableadapter) directly to a SSC-32- Board or do I need a BotBoard II to realize this? A ...

2009-02-11 12:08 by hebeyer
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Hi Complete newbie here, has anybody interfaced a PS2 control with a Dimension Engineering Sabertooth dual channel 25amp motor controller? If so wireless too? if so any info would be apprecia...

2009-01-19 11:32 by Robot Dude
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Does anyone know what data is being sent from the controller? I am using a pic micro and not having any luck with this. Can someone tell me what the data is suppost to be? My setup right now is readi...

2009-01-18 13:00 by Twisted
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I just finished a phoenix robot, I loaded the code onto my robot (Zenta's), I wired everything correctly, and when I power it up it gets into position, but my Lynxmotion ps2 controller seems to be com...

2008-12-22 02:56 by Core2
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I have assembled the CH3-R and tested it with the Lynxmotion PS2 controller and have not been able to establish communication between the receiver and the controler. I then proceeded to recheck all t...

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2008-12-18 12:19 by Robot Dude
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I finished assembling my Phoenix kit this week by following the various build tutorials. I wired it up and loaded the tripod gait program, following the instructions in the build139 tutorial. After ...

2008-12-09 11:13 by Robot Dude
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I am having problems connecting the ground from the adapter of the PS2 to my boe bot via the board of education. It is grounded already or do I need to disconnect it from the red lead and ground it "m...

2008-12-08 12:22 by EddieB
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So I built my Phoenix over the weekend... SSC-32/Bluetooth control works fine. I followed the instructions to precisely on hooking up the Basic Atom Pro/Bot Board and wireless PS2 controller, successf...

2008-11-26 15:48 by Acidtech
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I am not sure how many people will be interested in this, so I will apologize in advance for my ramblings :oops: . But just in case someone else will get some useful information out of thisââ‚...

2008-09-18 02:33 by Acidtech
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I'm trying to establish communication with the Lynxmotion wireless PS2 controller using my ABB1 and Atom Pro. I tried to use the example as outlined here http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build03...

2008-07-24 20:39 by mspurk
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How do you connect the ps2 controller to the Next step carrier board? Am using with lynx 5 arm. Any help would be apperiated Thanks....

2008-07-14 16:32 by Robot Dude
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Hello, I just got my MadCat wireless controller yesterday and was trying to try it out with this program. However, I've made sure that everything is connected and still the viberation motors aren't w...

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2008-07-05 15:23 by Bane
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Hello, I'm still relatively new at the coding of the lynxmotion ps2 controller. My problem is that the code continously repeats all the "gosub" commands twice. Any ideas why or how to make it only d...

2008-06-27 14:19 by Bane
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Hi, I have an AH3-R. Attached is both the SSC-32 and the Bot Board II. I also have a Lynxmotion controller. I connected the SSc and Bot Board II as instructed in the assembly guide link below. ...

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2008-06-17 19:58 by winterX
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I don't know about you, but I never seem to be able to find any AAA batteries.. So, here's what I did 8) :lol: http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/jpg/ps2pow01.jpg http://...

2008-05-29 20:34 by Italian_guy299
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Hi everybody...I am still just getting the wired PS/2 controller to work here, and I could use your help... I've hooked up a PS/2 controller to a PIC via the Lynxmotion adaptor cable (and, as you'll...

2008-05-24 22:08 by KM6VV
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Hey there. I've succesfully connected a PSX controller to my robot. When I bought a wireless controller i found that it was a PS2 controller. It doesn't work. Just to see what would happen if i used...

2008-04-23 16:50 by chafman
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how do you connect the ps2 controller to a robot (the irobot create for example)...

2008-04-08 14:09 by violaeast
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I've been trying to emulate a PS2 controller using a Motorola microcontroller, which I guess is the opposite of what most people on this board are doing. I'm having alot of problems though, when I tr...

2008-03-27 16:27 by KM6VV
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Ok I'm using the IDE 5.3.1, Atom 28, and BBII. This tutorial: http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build034.htm and the lynxmotion PS2 controller. I'm trying to establish a connection, bu...

2008-03-24 10:16 by Robot Dude
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Like the topic says, I have a Pro 28, ABB1 and the lynxmotion PS2 controller. Is there anything I can do to get them to work properly? I've had both for a little under a year, and thanks to school ...

2008-03-18 12:38 by Robot Dude
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Is the lynxmotion wireless PS2 controller a standard wireless PS2 controller or is it modified in some way ? I want to but one of these controllers but the shipping cost is way to much to buy direct...

2008-02-11 13:12 by tolisn
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just a quick question to see whether a ps2 type control solution is available for my 'bot - a Graupner/JR RB1000 - if so could someone point out a shopping list of parts required?...

2008-01-01 11:47 by ribbotson
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I dunno whats really wrong with my wireless controller. when using the analog stick, the character moves well for few seconds then it freezes for about 2 seconds and then it moves again, then it freez...

2007-11-26 11:50 by Robot Dude
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Is there a way with programing a PS2 controler to use one of the buttons as a "Shift" key. Meaning for example if you hold down the R2 button and hit another button can you assign diffrent moves to t...

2007-10-06 17:38 by Acidtech
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I am working with 4WD1 and basic atom 28; it works without the ps2 brand controller. but i want to work with ps2 controller. when i programmed with the code in http://www.lynxmotion.com...

2007-09-24 10:30 by Snailkeeper
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Hi Beth, Jim, I found and re-read your "PS2 Robot Control: Establishing Communication" paper. http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build036.htm As I mentioned on another thread, I was able (...

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2007-09-14 01:27 by bulkhead
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All I read about is problems, problems, problems... Should I risk it? I'd like to have four going at once to control my Johnny 5... I plan on gutting all four controllers and putting the guts...

2007-08-15 00:50 by KM6VV
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I am having problems getting the PS2 Controller working using the Atom Pro 28. At first I had connection problems (the computer telling us that it's not connected to the board) so I fixed it by using ...

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2007-08-12 17:53 by David
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Hi I bought SES Arm and Basic Atom and the playstation contoller. I am trying to connect a playststion controller. i followed the assembly guidelines and i can't get the controller to work and the b...

2007-07-30 10:30 by Robot Dude
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Is there any way I could modify a ps2 controller or the reciever (with an antenna or something) to allow a longer range of operation and allow it to transmit through walls. The range and line-of-site ...

2007-06-20 09:05 by Italian_guy299
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im using a PS2 controller for one of my projects, and i had bought the controller from the actually lynxmotion website, but im having trouble getting it to connect. the code works using another one of...

2007-06-13 09:47 by Robot Dude
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Hey, I'm interested in building an ROV over the summer, and have been toying around with a couple of ideas on how to do it. I've ordered the basic atom with the board, and a sabertooth 2x5 motor co...

2007-06-10 12:27 by rangersilme
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I am trying to use my PS2 wireless controller, but I am having problems communicating. I can already communicate using my wired controller, but when I try to use my wirelss, nothing seems to work. I...

2007-04-30 13:15 by Snailkeeper
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Problem solved. Since I don't have a playstation game on to test my LynxMotion PS2 console, I went to Frye's Electronics tonight and bought a Logitech wireless PS2 console. It works, it even HAS A ...

2007-04-13 00:10 by pirate
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Heyy, Hah! I didn't realize that the console commo is bi-directional, I was running the program on BAP28 which is looping in Main, so the behavior of the console LEDs change depending on whether o...

2007-04-06 16:25 by Robot Dude
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Hi All, This thread originated in the BAP28 forum which has split and evolved into two different problems...so I continue it here: Another problem has appeared, the PS/2 controller (LynxMotion's...

2007-04-05 20:28 by pirate
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Hello All, I have a LynxMotion wireless PS/2 controller. Fresh batteries have been checked with DVOM, the slide switces on the wireless console are in "ON" position. Receiver cable installed on a ...

2007-04-05 18:10 by pirate
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Hi, I built a PS2 arm that is being controlled by the SSC-32 controller, wired to the BOT board with Basic Atom 28 to allow me to use the PS2 controller to operate the arm. The physical construction o...

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2007-03-19 11:59 by Robot Dude
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HI I'm new in this forum. I controlled the ps2 controller with pic16f628a. Firsty I send 0x01 then 0x42, 0xff and I received 0xff,0x41,0x5A .(This shows that the controller is worked.) I wanted to k...

2007-02-25 05:36 by kazim
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Hi - I'm in the middle of a console mod involving a PS2 controller and found this forum which made my research a lot easier. Thanks for the information. Have a quick question about the hardware so...

2007-01-22 19:23 by replicashooter
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Is there a way I can build an adaptor to use a PS2 paddle on my computer for controlling the SSC-32 via the RIOS software? I have the Lynxmotion PS2 adaptor for the Botboard but does connecting it to...

2007-01-14 16:27 by Robot Dude
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Hi, first of all, I hope you guys has a merry christmas. I received robot stuff this X-mas and I received this PS2 controller : http://www.robotshop.ca/home/products/robot-parts/communication-...

2007-01-05 14:20 by sam
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it says in the manual to connect the green wire to the 7.2 vdc, where is that, i looked and looked and i dont see it lol, sorry for this question. thx for your answers! Sam...

2006-12-26 21:00 by Italian_guy299
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my ps2 remote (the lynxmotion brand) isn't working right every time i programm the basic atom the light on the remote just keeps flashing wich i'm geussing meens the its not recieving the signal ca...

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2006-12-02 22:51 by NickReiser
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I need control code so I can use my OOPic C with the PS2 controller to control my robotic arm. If you know where I can get code for an arm it would be great. I would like to find code already in the "...

2006-11-27 15:43 by kurte
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I have a MadCatz Dual Force 2 Pro PS/2 tethered controller. I have been tinkering with the PS/2 control code I found here. So far, all I can get is the controller goes into vibration mode automati...

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