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* (Optional) some kind of housing
 
* (Optional) some kind of housing
  
== Preparing the Arduino Nano ==
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== 1. Preparing the Arduino Nano ==
  
 
You can flash the Arduino Nano from Air Manager 3.7:
 
You can flash the Arduino Nano from Air Manager 3.7:
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* Check the 'Flash as Knobster' option, and click 'Flash'
 
* Check the 'Flash as Knobster' option, and click 'Flash'
  
== Arduino Nano pinout ==
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== 2. Connecting the rotary encoder to the Arduino Nano ==
  
 
There are fixed pins that should be connected to the appropriate rotary encoder pins.
 
There are fixed pins that should be connected to the appropriate rotary encoder pins.

Revision as of 09:21, 6 November 2019

It is possible to craete your own knobster using:

  • An Arduino Nano
  • A dual rotary encoder with push button
  • (Optional) some kind of housing

1. Preparing the Arduino Nano

You can flash the Arduino Nano from Air Manager 3.7:

  • Go to the create/edit tab
  • Push the 'Flash' button in the ribbon bar
  • Select the Arduino Nano, and click 'Next'
  • Check the COM port of your Arduino Nano
  • Check the 'Flash as Knobster' option, and click 'Flash'

2. Connecting the rotary encoder to the Arduino Nano

There are fixed pins that should be connected to the appropriate rotary encoder pins.

Rotary encoder pin Arduino pin
Inner encoder A D4
Inner encoder B D5
Outer encoder A D3
Outer encoder B D2
Push button D6