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Netduino 3 and Analog Joystick

Does anyone have some sample code work with a joystick on Netduino 3?

Hi David.

Depends on what joystick you’re using…

Some joysticks have integrated buttons, which are mapped to “special” values e.g. Grove Thumbstick, others like the Sparkfun/Elecfreaks joystick shield run the buttons to digital inputs which is much easier (can use InterruptPorts) . If you’re using a Sparkfun or elecfreaks style shield make sure the voltage is set to 3v3 :slight_smile: If you’re using an analog joystick and some jumper cables start with A0 & A1. Then add the button to D0/D1

If you want to do a remote control vehicle project (I have robots & Crazyflie nano sampled) check out the elecfreaks style joystick x(4 big buttons, 2 small buttons + joystick push button) you’ll need to put a jumper wire on the shield for nRF24L01 wireless to work…

Sample code and applications on my blog

https://blog.devmobile.co.nz/?s=joystick&submit=Search

@KiwiBryn