Arduino typewriter

By on August 26, 2011
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Patel Sohil Sanjaybhai wants to partecipate to our iniziative “TiDiGino Contest”, sent us his application with Arduino to demonstrate his skills in this field: an Arduino Typewriter.

This project shows how to recycle an old PS2 keyboard and a dot matrix printer (DB25) to make a typewriter.

How works:
The idea is connect the keyboard to the printer with a basic and cheap interface, we have used Arduino because is a fast development board for this kind of  projects. The board read the keyboard signals (use a data/clock system) and transform this info about the character to the printer.

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About Boris Landoni

Boris Landoni is the technical manager of Open-Electronics.org. Skilled in the GSM field, embraces the Open Source philosophy and its projects are available to the community.
  • Randy Cadman

    are you bored

  • Octavio Pescina

    Something like this is actually very useful when you’re trying to write something like a thesis. That and ritalin.