Boba/Jango Fett Range-finder w/ wireless control

LightningLion

New Hunter

Hello everyone! I just wanted to share with you my first successful electronic project (I normally get to a point where I don't know how to progress). I'd love to get into the prop/cosplay building world, so I started by electronics and programming, which is a thing I have knowledge on (which you can easily deduct from my lame cardboard rangefinder haha).

This is a Boba/Jango Fett rangefinder, controlled wirelessly by two buttons: one up, and one down. It can achieve 3 positions:
-Vertical (starting point).
-Facing backwards, as Jango Fett does.
-Facing forward, with custom blink sequence (I have no clue on which sequence is the correct one, so I made one I like).

I'd really like to hear your feedback, suggestion for extra features and even suggestion for other electronic things. I enjoy building, designing and thinking projects, but lot of times I don't know what to create. So, hope you like it and I'll await your comments.

Thanks!
 
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LightningLion

New Hunter
Share the diagram and list of componentes please
It would be something very similar to this:

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Radio Tx/Rx are like these:
Aliexpress.com: Comprar 433 Mhz superheterodino RF receptor y transmisor para Arduino Uno inalámbrico módulo DIY kits 433 Mhz control remoto de 433mhz remote fiable proveedores en QIACHIP Official Store

Which I would NOT recommend. Better get 315MHz and superheterodyne ones.
One of the power supplies was a 3.7V LiPo cell, and the other was the USB of my computer.
 

LightningLion

New Hunter
Yes, Arduino will always need to be propgrammed. Otherwise it's just a paperweight. The servo needs to be installed inside the helmet, then you attach the staff in the way you like. I'm still building my helmet, so saddly I couldn't make any further progress with this project.
 

LightningLion

New Hunter
You can directly program it using an Arduino as ISP. I programmed the attiny first, using Pro Mini as ISP, then programmed the Arduino.
 
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