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 Redoing my Arduino

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Redoing my Arduino
« on: Jan 09, 2018, 02:35 PM »
Su cuy'gar ner vode!
I have an Arduino in my helmet for controling a servo for the rangefinder and some LEDs at the top of the rangefinder. What I want to do, and dont know how, is to move the Arduino to my new gauntlets to make some room for my thick head in my bucket.

My question is basicly:
Can I have an arduino in my gauntlets and have it wireless control the electronics in my helmet and if I can, how do I do it?
If not, what is the best way to create a tube for the wires?

I hope you all can help me.

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Re: Redoing my Arduino
« Reply #1 on: Jan 10, 2018, 11:22 AM »
You can use gauntlet hoses to hide wires and such.  My pilot gauntlets have 'hoses' that run up my sleeves and meet at the middle of my upper back, with hoses on my helmet in the same style.  Mine is only cosmetic, so there aren't any wires in it, just some clothesline for 'bulk' inside a cable sleeve.  You can do the same, but with actual wires.  You just need to have a connector somewhere to plug 'em together.

This is the cable sleeve I used.  It conveniently comes in several colors.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00V3PQVHC/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Re: Redoing my Arduino
« Reply #2 on: Jan 10, 2018, 03:09 PM »
Thanks!
This will be a great "backup" if I cant manage to do it wireless!

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Re: Redoing my Arduino
« Reply #3 on: Jan 10, 2018, 05:15 PM »
This sounds like an interesting mod.

I've seen bluetooth modules on adafruit, but I don't know if they can be programmed to do what you want.  I also think they are pretty close to the size of an Arduino Uno, so you won't be saving much in terms of size.  The cool factor will be off the charts, though, if you can get it to work.



Re: Redoing my Arduino
« Reply #4 on: Jan 13, 2018, 04:59 PM »
I am looking into wireless modules for arduino to do what you are talking about. They will likely only work though if you are using at least an Uno board. I donít think nanoís have enough memory for the extra code - but I ainít now expert.  Search amazon for arsuino wireless and you should find them easy enough. There are also some posts on other arduino sites that may help - I go to arduino.cc as a resource - the forum has been helpful and users are pretty quick to respond.

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Re: Redoing my Arduino
« Reply #5 on: Jan 14, 2018, 05:37 AM »
Perfect! At the moment my searches have been focused on my local stores, but will widen my search!
I belive my board is an Uno so that wouldnt be an issue. And if its not, I see no problem with updating;)

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