Handlebar joystick for Android tablet

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by Dagjen, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Dagjen

    Dagjen Rocinante

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    Take a look at this cheap handlebar joystick/remote I found on eBay. It can zoom and pan a map in eg Viewranger and scroll a roadbook in pdf(on a Nvidia Shield K1 android tablet).
    However, with a remote for the tripmaster as well on the handlebar (not mounted in the video), the left side is getting way to cluttered and it needs a better overall solution. Also, the joystick (https://tinyurl.com/y8blchw2) is a cheap plastic non waterproof and sure to fail device, even though the roadbook rallies I sometimes participate in are lightweight.
    So the question is, where can one buy parts (switches, joystick) for a diy controller which should incorporate tripmaster, joystick/remote, turn signal, high/low beam, etc? Question number two, anyone done this before? Must be.

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  3. Dagjen

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  5. Jeff@TheQuadShop

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    I just ordered one, we'll see how it goes.
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    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    Received it today but so far have been unable to make it scroll a map.
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  7. Dagjen

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    If the function is the same as with mine, here's what you got to do; When turned on and connected to the tablet, press mode (on the left side) and D simultaneously. Then you're in mouse mode. Then hold down the enter button(in front of the remote) while moving the joystick. That will pan the map on my device. I´m not close to the remote now, so this info is taken from memory, for what that is worth...
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  8. rarepartbuilder

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    Any updates on this units functionality?
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    mototifosi What does this one do?

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  10. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    I can't get it to work with iOS. If anyone want's it, I'd take $10 shipped if you're in the US.
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