Today I’ll show how you can control a servo with Visual basic. Before this project I’ve never used Visual basic so if anyone finds any mistake in my code please leave a comment here and help me improve it.
I’ve always used the Serial Monitor of the Arduino IDE to communicate with the Arduino, but today we will use a visual basic program that I’ve created. Basically in the VB program we have 4 buttons that will interact with the Arduino when we press them.
I’ll be showing program in Visual Basic that allows the user to rotate a servo attached to the Arduino. You need to make 3 connections from the servo to your arduino:
- Red: 3.3V (depends on your Servo motor)
- Brown: Ground
- Orange: Digital Pin 9
- When you’re using the Visual Basic Program the Serial monitor on the Arduino IDE must be closed
- You need to match the com port on your Visual Basic Code to the right com port you’re Arduino is using
I don’t know why but youtube cropped my video, the Last two buttons are “Rotate 180º Left” and “Rotate 180º right” .
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