[PD] arduino question

Dafydd Hughes dafydd61 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 06:12:30 CET 2011

Hi Patrick

Do you mean you only want a bang when the sensor turns on?

What do the messages look like coming from the arduino? What is that second

I hope I'm able to help here!


On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 12:04 AM, Pagano, Patrick <pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu
> wrote:

>  Kind of. I am still a newbie to this but i have been using
> pduino_playaround.
> So are you suggesting removing the second value that is sent by Arduino?
> What is happening is that pd receives the "on" from the sensor and keeps
> baninging until the sensor turns off and then it sends another bang when it
> turns off so if the sensor turns it on it eventually bangs again and resets
> to 0 again. whereas i just want it to send  bang when it's activated to
> play a sound and not band when it's done.
> pp
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* Dafydd Hughes [dafydd61 at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, November 25, 2011 12:00 AM
> *To:* Pagano, Patrick
> *Cc:* pd-list at iem.at
> *Subject:* Re: [PD] arduino question
>  You know what? I'm not sure. I've never worked with those sensors. What
> do you mean by "message to bang?" are you doing a call-and-response between
> Pd and the Arduino?
>  Are you working with this sketch?
> http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Code/PIRsense
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Pagano, Patrick <
> pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu> wrote:
>>  that kind of works but after it sends it's message to bang something
>> the PIRturns off when the sensor goes "off" and it sends another value is
>> there a way to ignore that?
>> pp
>>  ------------------------------
>> *From:* Dafydd Hughes [dafydd61 at gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Thursday, November 24, 2011 10:43 PM
>> *To:* Pagano, Patrick
>> *Subject:* Re: [PD] arduino question
>>   Hi Patrick
>>  Are you trying to turn the sample on/off by comparing it to a range?
>>  If so, have you tried something like:
>>  [< 0.3]
>> |
>> [change]
>>  ?
>> cheers
>> dafydd
>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 10:31 PM, Pagano, Patrick <
>> pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu> wrote:
>>>   Hi
>>>  I am using a PIR sensor with pduino playground and I have the sensor
>>> picking up movement. It's my first pd-arduino excursion so forgive the
>>> noobie-ness. When I get the out form the PIR sensor it give me a constant
>>> value of SOMETHING The entire time. It's output values range from
>>> 0.13-0.664/0.665 constantly. I just want to use the sensor to turn off/on a
>>> sample but the file is constantly being "banged" a value. How do I just out
>>> put an on/off based upon  this constant stream of Data? I tried select bit
>>> that does seem to be working.
>>>  It's a simple parallax PIR sensor and I have been having good luck
>>> getting usd to wiring and  the breadboard etc. but when I take the analog0
>>> stream/port into pd I do not know how to control that data/
>>>  Any help?
>>>  pp
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