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How to Make a Simple Touch Sensor Controller!

I used to deal with many touch controllers but they cost way too much money as it comes with a touchscreen and all the shebang. Well, if you want to make a dead, simple touch-sensor controller, perhaps for your latest backyard project, there’s a bunch of low-cost chips you can use now, and here’s a great example you can follow with video demo below:

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Halloween DIY – How to Make a Halloween Pumpkin with Capacitive Touch Sensor!

Check out this great DIY showing you how to make a Halloween Pumpkin with a capacitive touch sensor to control the glow of the LEDs.  Watch video for a demo!

Capacitive proximity sensors work because people are mostly water, and water is a very polar molecule, and is easily turned to align with any applied electric field. In fact, water has a “permittivity” (dielectric constant) that is about 80 times better than air! When a given voltage is applied between the two plates of

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Nutouch 7″ Digital Frame with MP3 AND Touchscreen does the job indeed.

Who said a 800×600 pixel 7″ digital frame with MP3 and touchscreen isn’t awesome?

You control it with the sexy blue LED touch sensor array we mentioned earlier that’s built into the piano black frame – touch the frame and the buttons appear. The built-in battery lets you run the digital frame for a couple of hours without being plugged in – so you can show your latest pics off at your next dinner party without trailing wi

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Cool Touch notes – Quick Note on Touch Sensors — QT113/118


Here’s some cool quick notes on touch sensors QT113/118 for those of you trying to invent touch enabled systems.

I need a touch sensor for a couple of projects, and the Qprox QT113 seems to be the way to go, particularly for interfacing with an Atmel processor. It’s easy to work with, and hooks-up with only a bare minimum of extra stuff. All you need is a resistor and capacitor and a bit of wire or trace to compose the sensor.


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