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Raspberry Pi, Xbox Controller, bCNC and You!

Using a Xbox controller with bCNC.

  1. Hisha

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    Raspberry Pi, Xbox Controller, bCNC and You! - Using a Xbox controller with bCNC.

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  2. David the swarfer

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    @Sonny Lowe , seems useful under Linux at least, there are hopefully equivalents for windows...
     
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  3. GinoTheCop

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    You have a video in action?

    I would love to give it a go and see..

    Thanks for the great "howto" :thumbsup:
     
  4. Hisha

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    I should be able to record something later this afternoon/evening.
     
  5. Hisha

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    @GinoTheCop sorry it took so long, but here is a quick video of me moving the router around using the Xbox controller and also triggering the homing cycle from it. Don't mind me crashing my bit into the spoilboard, camera work and controlling don't mix well!!

     
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  6. GinoTheCop

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    Now thats is pretty slick!

    Gives me another sweet option to add to the machine.

    And it can not be an easy task to shoot with one hand and control the machine for sure!

    Thanks a lot for taking your time to shoot the video!
     
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    I know this thread has a few birthdays but it's still useful. I just found it and was able to get it up and running. I figured out one of my issues is a permissions issue. Check the attached file for commands I run and note it works as expected and finds the xbox360 controller without issue. If I try to start the app from the GUI it never finds the device. (FYI - I have to edit this post and
     

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