hopefully somebody can support me. I want to start to use Atmega boards and work with it. In this Special case I want to build a Special Bowling application.
Goal is it to get a detector with 39 sensors (to detect the single lines/lanes). there will be a Display (7-segment) as Output to Show the result.
As sensors I’m using an IR Obstacles Avoid Sensor (39 pcs) with low signal as detection of something (high signal without anything).
My plan was to use a Atmega128 development board - due to the 39 inputs and 13 outputs
inputs from 39 sensors, outputs for 13 signals to the 7-segment (only 13 because I do not use the left upper segment on the 2nd number - because I do not need to display a 4, 6, 8, 9, 0 -- only 1, 2, 3 as ).
1.question: do anybody prefers to another (better) development board or usual board or can I use the mentioned board? Do you have any suggestions?!
I want to use the board always with the same “program”, so no further updates of the chip needed (if the program is running).
Plan is: if the bowling ball is detected by one of the sensor, the display should show the number of lane for round about 10 seconds. If two sensors detect a low signal, the lower number should be shown.
I have some experiences with VBA but never programed an Atmega. For my first steps I used an arduino uno to control some LEDs, but I did not tried to use some inputs likes sensors.
2.question: Do anybody have a simple program or have part of codes for 1 example - means, the code for 1 sensor input and control 1 output. I really hope I need to copy this code for the other sensors and define the inputs and output with the quantity of sensors I have, isn’t it?
Many thanks in advance!