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Connect or Not: Klub K4, Kersnikova, Ljubljana, February 2014


interaction scheme

technical details

Scanners + DMX shield + Arduino + Connect or Not Android app + laptop


  • 6 Robe ClubScan 250ct moving lights
  • Arduino Uno
  • DMX shield by Conceptinetics
  • laptop (Debian Wheezy) with built in wireless adapter Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 with Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux, 3.11-2-amd64 (iwlwifi)
  • TP-Link TL-WR703N wireless router (OpenWRT squashfs firmware) how to install
  • smartphone (tested with Samsung Galaxy S3, Android 4.0.4)



phone side:

  • enable OSC transmission (Menu>Enable OSC)
  • press the PLAY button to start counting and sending data
  • make sure you are connected to a wireless network (doesn't need to be online)

laptop side:

  • connect to the same WiFi network as the smartphone
  • make sure the ClubScan lights are correctly connected to the DMX shield (in series) and that the Arduino is connected to the laptop; check Arduino port and baudrate
  • start the clubscan-pd puredata patch

browse, talk, send sms's and upload data over the network. observe changes in light colour and speed of change

connect-or-not-ljubljana.txt · Last modified: 2015/05/13 12:08 by zoza