pressure sensor + arduino + processing signal analysis

Use arduino and processing to view sensor input from two FSRs.





1) install Arduino: follow the instructions here

2) upload the following code

int sensorPin_front = A0; // A0 is the input pin for front fsr
int sensorPin_back = A1; // A1 is the input pin for back fsr

int sensorValue_front = 0; // variable to store the value coming from the sensor
int sensorValue_back = 0;

void setup() {
// initialize serial:
// declare the ledPin as an OUTPUT:
pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);

void loop() {
// read the value from the sensor:
sensorValue_front = analogRead(sensorPin_front);
sensorValue_back = analogRead(sensorPin_back);

//send over serial
Serial.write( 0xff); //control byte
Serial.write( (sensorValue_front >> 8) & 0xff); //first byte
Serial.write( sensorValue_front & 0xff); //second byte
Serial.write( 0xfe);
Serial.write( (sensorValue_back >> 8) & 0xff);
Serial.write( sensorValue_back & 0xff);

or download file here 

3) install Processing from here

4) I used this example and modified the code for this purpose. download modified code here. Change the com port to the com port that the arduino is connected to.

5) if pressure is applied you should see the following


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