Electronics for the Uninitiated : Creating your own Touch Sensor

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In this tutorial, I will show you how to make your own touch sensors using Velostat , a pressure sensitive material that can be cut into any shape you might need. For this tutorial you will need:

  1. Velostat
  2. Conductive Thread
  3. Alligator Clips
  4. Arduino

 

You can use this to make your own DDR pad, buttons, touchpads - anything where you need to react to pressure.

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