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Goon Gumpas

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Passive InfraRed (PIR)
« on: September 29, 2016, 12:03:09 PM »
Hello everyone! Question: Can I connect PIR sensors (infrared detectors temperature changes) to the ends of the alligator clips? The idea is that when the PIR detect a change, transmit the electrical impulse to the Makey Makey. Any help you can give me is welcome.

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Re: Passive InfraRed (PIR)
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 12:00:15 PM »
Hey Goon Gumpas,

Hmm. . . I suppose you probably could!  You would have to make it open/close some kind of gate.  But if you're going through the trouble of wiring up PIR sensors, it might just be simpler to use a micro-processor like an Arduino or something.  Then connect that to your computer so it turns the PIR input into keyboard/mouse data.

Good luck!