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  1. Maya + Python + Arduino + Servo (Part 1)


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    This is step one in opening an affordable, modular pathway between Maya and Real World Devices. Step two... Build a Giant Killer Robot to take over the world!!!

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    • Arduino + EasyDriver v3.1 + Stepper Motor


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      A quick tutorial on how to get things up and running with the "EasyDriver v3.1" Stepper Motor Driver Board.

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      • Maya + Python + Arduino + Servo (Part 2)


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        An update on the previous video. This time I have written a Python Plugin for maya. This makes it now possible for real time (viewport to servo) communication, without the need for dynamic playback.…

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        • Arduino On/Off Push Button Example


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          Based on the Debounce example code that comes with the IDE with a light tweak to make into a state change switch instead of a momentary switch. See this blog post for the example code. http://danthompsonsblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/arduino-push-button-onoff-example.html

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          • Light Painting Experiment


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            A friend and I went out the other night to do some timelapse of the stars. While we were out there, we thought we'd try our hand at some light painting. Camera: Panasonic Lumix GH1 Lens: 14-140…

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            • Servo Tools For Maya: Single Servo


              from Dan Thompson Added 5,675 14 3

              Duration: 4min 47sec How to control a single servo with Servo Tools For Maya. Check out this link to download the tool: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/utility-external/export/c/servo-tools-for-maya

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              • Python + Arduino + Motor Shield + Stepper Motor


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                This is my first successful attempt at sending a number (higher than 255) from Python to Arduino using Serial Communication. Currently it sends 3 bytes per execution. The 1st byte for packet identification,…

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                • PT785-S Pan and Tilt System + Arduino


                  from Dan Thompson Added 4,137 8 6

                  I bought one of these a little while ago and finally got around to testing it with an arduino. This system isn't accurate enough for real-time repeatable motion control photography IMO. I'm…

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                  • Maya + Python + Arduino + Motor Shield + Stepper Motor


                    from Dan Thompson Added 4,047 18 3

                    A sneak peak at a set of Maya Tools that can control servo and stepper motors. It uses the Arduino platform as a bridge between Maya and the Motors. I will be releasing the tools on the openMoco.org…

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                    • Servo Tools For Maya: Installation


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                      Duration: 15mins This tutorial covers how to install all of the components required to run Servo Tools For Maya. To download the Servo Tools For Maya visit: http://www.creativecrash.com/maya/downloads/scripts-plugins/utility-external/export/c/servo-tools-for-maya

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                      • Kuper Tools Tutorial 03 "Animating and Exporting a Move"


                        from Dan Thompson Added 3,672 6 2

                        You can download the tool for free from here. http://highend3d.com/maya/downloads/mel_scripts/modeling/misc/KuperTools-Motion-Control-Beta-4823.html

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                        • Smoothstep Interpolation + Arduino (Part 1)


                          from Dan Thompson Added 2,661 5 3

                          This Video explains the use of the smoothstep formula. This example shows a visual display of the smoothstep results using the Arduino IDE.

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