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Questions / Makey Makey + Tablet + Soundplant (or Scratch)
« Last post by Goon Gumpas on February 15, 2018, 08:14:26 AM »
Hi; is it compatible with Android OS? Have you used it from a tablet?
Questions / Wireless
« Last post by Goon Gumpas on July 27, 2017, 06:09:46 PM »
Hello everyone! Has someone tried to makey makey standard or makey makey go with a mouse or any other type of wireless device?
Questions / Re: More than 6 keys ?
« Last post by Liam on February 21, 2017, 12:35:08 PM »
Hey Sam,

Oh sure - well that's all done on the software end. 
Makey Makey has 18 keys it can output.  You just have to set up your joystick to send different keystrokes in different directions, then on the software end you use those keystrokes to move different angles.  Maybe 'W' is straight forward 0º.  Maybe 'J' is 10º to the right, 'H' is 10º degrees to the left. 

Here's a scratch program that kind of illustrates what I mean.

If this is for a pre-existing game, you might be able to change the controls in the game's settings.

Hope this helps!

Good luck,
Questions / Re: More than 6 keys ?
« Last post by Sam on January 20, 2017, 06:27:34 AM »
OK, thank you for the answer, but my question was about how to make a joystick which can have the sensitivity of a modern joystick.
In modern videogames, we can have a big range of directions, between "up" and "right", for example. And not only "up" , "right" and "up"+"right".

I wonder if there's a way to do that with makey makey. It seems to be difficult...
Questions / Re: Remap Makey Makey
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 03:16:36 PM »
Hey MakeyFra,

I'm sorry to say that no, you can't remap modifier keys with Makey Makey.
Questions / Re: Controlling sound using Makey Makey
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 03:15:22 PM »
Hey Nina,

Oh sure!  Yeah that's totally possible.

One way to do it is with Scratch

You could make a block like this below.

The painting could be done with conductive ink.

Hope that helps!
Ideas / Re: CPR with a Teddy Bear
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 02:35:12 PM »
Hey tifreita,

Welcome to the forums!

Wow - that is an awesome idea.
I haven't heard of anyone doing that - it should totally work though!

Have you made any progress on this project?
Questions / Re: 5v control
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 02:26:00 PM »
Oh sure!  You should be able to control a small motor with the back of the Makey Makey. . .

Try these instructions here

Does that help?

Questions / Re: Music for disabled people
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 02:21:43 PM »
Hey Sam,

Totally!  There are lots of programs for things like that. . .
The first thing that comes to mind is the Makey Makey Monome

Is that the kid of thing you're thinking of?
Questions / Re: More than 6 keys ?
« Last post by Liam on December 13, 2016, 02:11:02 PM »
Hey Sam,

Oh sure - yeah there are lots of ways to make joysticks with Makey Makey.
Here's a video with a bunch of different examples

Did you figure something out?
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