Robert Poser
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Tap Tap Automat

Automatic tap tester based on a Particle Photon, relay shield, lift magnet, boring socket for stylus fixture and Paperino ePaper display.

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Tap Tap Automat

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
Particle Relay Shield
×1
Paperino ePaper Display
×1
Lift magnet
×1
Power Supply 24V
×1
Item Profile 40x40x1200mm
×1
Guard Rail WSQ & WJ200QM-01-AL
×1
Boring Socket
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

thread cutter, saw

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Code

Tap Tester Machine

Arduino
Runs a predefined number of taps (e.g. 1.000) with a predefine frequency automatically (e.g. 2Hz)
/* ****************************************************************************************
   Demo project to control an Automatic Tap Tester via Particle Photon/Relay Shield/Lift
   magnet/Guard Rail & Paperino ePaper screen. More details can be found here:
   https://www.hackster.io/projects/958d9c
   
   We invested time and resources providing this open source code. Please support Paperino 
   open source hardware by purchasing this product @Crowdsupply @Paperino @Plasticlogic 
   @Watterott, https://www.crowdsupply.com/robert-poser/paperino 
   Created by Marco Mews, Robert Poser, Nov 3rd 2017, Dresden/Germany
**************************************************************************************** */
#include <Adafruit_GFX.h>
#include <PL_microEPD.h>
#include <RelayShield.h>

#define EPD_RST     A0
#define EPD_BUSY    A1
#define EPD_CS      A2
#define TAP_NBR     1000            // Number of Taps
#define TAP_DELAY   500             // Tap delay in ms

RelayShield myRelays;
PL_microEPD display(EPD_CS, EPD_RST, EPD_BUSY);  
int         i=0;                    // Tap counter
int         led1 = D7;

void setup() {
    pinMode(led1, OUTPUT);
    pinMode(WKP, INPUT_PULLDOWN);

    myRelays.begin();
    myRelays.on(1);

    SPI.begin();                    // SPI-Bus initialisation
    SPI.setBitOrder(MSBFIRST);                 
    SPI.setDataMode(SPI_MODE0); 
    SPI.setClockDivider(SPI_CLOCK_DIV4);
    
    display.begin();                // Paperino ePaper initialisation and refresh screen 
    display.setTextSize(4);
}

void loop() {

    if (i<TAP_NBR){
        if (myRelays.isOn(1))       // myRelays.isOn(1) will return TRUE if relay 1 on and FALSE if it's off
            myRelays.off(1);        // myRelays.off(#) will switch relay # off
        else{                       // If it wasn't already on, then turn it on
            myRelays.on(1);         // myRelays.on(#) will switch relay # on
            digitalWrite(led1, HIGH);
            delay(50);
            digitalWrite(led1, LOW);
            i+=1;
            display.clear();
            display.setCursor(4,16);
            display.print(i);
            display.update(EPD_UPD_MONO);
        }
        delay(TAP_DELAY);           // Tape delay
    }
    else {
        display.setTextSize(2);
        display.clear();
        display.setCursor(4,20);
        display.print(i);
        display.print(" taps");
        display.setCursor(4,35);
        display.print("done!");
        display.update(EPD_UPD_MONO);
        delay(5000);
        myRelays.off(1); 
        System.sleep(SLEEP_MODE_DEEP);
    }
}

Tap Tap Machine

Arduino
Translates a tap of your finger into an automatic tap with with a defined surface, weight & height. Not sure what at this point for what this could be useful for.
/* ****************************************************************************************
   Demo project to control an Automatic Tap Tester via Particle Photon/Relay Shield/Lift
   magnet/Guard Rail & Paperino ePaper screen. More details can be found here:
   https://www.hackster.io/projects/958d9c
   
   We invested time and resources providing this open source code. Please support Paperino 
   open source hardware by purchasing this product @Crowdsupply @Paperino @Plasticlogic 
   @Watterott, https://www.crowdsupply.com/robert-poser/paperino 
   Created by Marco Mews, Robert Poser, Nov 3rd 2017, Dresden/Germany
**************************************************************************************** */

SYSTEM_MODE(SEMI_AUTOMATIC);
#include <Adafruit_GFX.h>
#include <PL_microEPD.h>
#include <RelayShield.h>

#define EPD_RST     A0
#define EPD_BUSY    A1
#define EPD_CS      A2
#define ACC_CS      D6

RelayShield myRelays;
PL_microEPD display(EPD_CS, EPD_RST, EPD_BUSY);  
BO_BMA250   accel(ACC_CS);
int         i=1;                    // Tap counter
int         led1 = D7;

void setup() {
    pinMode(led1, OUTPUT);
    pinMode(WKP, INPUT_PULLDOWN);

    myRelays.begin();
    myRelays.off(1);

    SPI.begin();                    // SPI-Bus initialisation
    SPI.setBitOrder(MSBFIRST);                 
    SPI.setDataMode(SPI_MODE0); 
    SPI.setClockDivider(SPI_CLOCK_DIV4);
    
    display.begin();                // Paperino ePaper initialisation and refresh screen 
    display.setTextSize(4);
    accel.begin();
    accel.activateTapOnInt1();
}

void loop() {
    if (digitalRead(WKP)==HIGH) {   //if tap on paperino then switch relay on & off once
        myRelays.on(1);
        digitalWrite(led1, HIGH);
        delay(500);
        myRelays.off(1);
        digitalWrite(led1, LOW);
        display.clear();
        display.setCursor(4,16);
        display.print(i);
        display.update(EPD_UPD_MONO);
        i+=1;
        accel.clearLatchedInt1();
    }
}

Credits

Robert Poser

Robert Poser

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Thanks to Marco Mews.

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