PROJECT 10: JOYSTICK-CONTROLLED LASER

IN THIS PROJECT WE CREATE A JOYSTICK-CONTROLLED LASER BY CONNECTING TWO SERVOS TO A JOYSTICK AND USING THIS SETUP AS A PAN-AND-TILT CONTROLLER FOR A LASER POINTER.

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PARTS REQUIRED

• Arduino

• Breadboard

• Jumper wires

• 2 Tower Pro SG90 9g servomotors

• Analog five-pin, two-axis joystick module

• Pan-and-tilt housing module

LIBRARIES REQUIRED

• Servo

HOW IT WORKS

Servos are small motors that can precisely angle their arms to positions between 0 and 180 degrees. In this project we’ll place the servos into ...

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