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help setting up pressure mat (yet)

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:51 pm
by jackisgames
hi,
i'm planning a project to create a game using a pressure mat as the controller, i got the programming side covered (hopefully) :?
i'm a total noob in electronic so i need help to setup the pressure mat, with raspberry and gertboard (still on the way)
i'm planning to get the pressure mat from maplin
http://www.maplin.co.uk/pressure-mat-3091

any help is appreciated!

Re: help setting up pressure mat (yet)

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:42 pm
by rurwin
Just treat it like a switch. There are articles about connecting switches to the GPIO in The MagPi.