Blynk and M5Stack

Using my M5Stack with Blynk makes sense: it has plenty sensors and a display and LEDs. Update M5Stack firmware to v1.7.0 via the M5Burner Have ampy installed Download BlynkLib.py from https://github.com/vshymanskyy/blynk-library-python Set your M5 into “APP Mode” to be able to use the REPL reliably (boot, hit Setup button, select mode, reboot) Upload BlynkLib.py: NowContinue reading “Blynk and M5Stack”

Fixing a Nintendo Pro Controller – Part 2

While I ordered a replacement joystick potentiometer slider (see my post from last week), I thought that you could also simply move one slider from a less used joystick axis to the one used most (left joystick, up-down direction). Much less used is the right joystick up-down). So I open the joystick again, bent offContinue reading “Fixing a Nintendo Pro Controller – Part 2”

Fixing a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Came across this thread on reddit about fixing the Pro Controller for the Nintendo Switch. While I don’t have yet a problem, it’s good to know what fails and how to fix it when it happens. The main information is in those pictures. The sliders are actually replaceable without having to de-solder the joystick. GetContinue reading “Fixing a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller”

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