Products for USB Sensing and Control

Phidgets are a set of user friendly building blocks for low cost USB sensing and control from your PC.

Simply plug in the device and write a program with the help of our robust API. Applications can be developed quickly by programmers using their favorite language: Android Java, Applescript, C/C++, C#, Cocoa, Delphi, Flash AS3, Java, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Max/MSP, Python, Ruby, Visual Basic.NET, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Basic for Applications, Visual Basic Script, and Visual C/C++/Borland.NET.

Click on Programming if you want to look at Getting Started Guides or Code Samples.



Have a look at our new mounting brackets for stepper motors! Available in three sizes, they are also compatible with our DC motors that have planetary gearboxes.


It turns out that FlowStone by DSP Robotics is visually pleasing and easy to use once the basics are learned. Take a look at how to get started if you're looking for a visual programming interface.

2.1.8.20140227

• Deals with 1046 bug in v100 and v101 firmware:
- No longer reports bad values that appear right after a channel is enabled.
- Fixes issue where changing the gain while channel 0 is disabled would sometimes cause bad readings.


2.1.8.20131105

• Fixed a defect in the Flash examples for the 1012.


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We now have a brand new lineup of stepper motors for sale. Each one has a rear shaft exposed that is compatible with the HKT22 Optical Encoder.


It takes a truly special talent to single handedly turn an idea into a video that people will want to watch. From people who barely knew what they were doing, here are some lessons learned and tips for anyone getting started with video production.

Did you know...




... that beam couplers can be used to join shafts that are not on exactly the same axis?


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