Homemade Steam Deck Pedal using Raspberry Pi Pico #PiDay #Pico @Raspberry_Pi @Hackaday
Colin Edwards wanted to control Elgato Stream Deck much like the official pedal sold by the company. Using Wireshark with the Elgato pedal helped to determine the communication method of the commercial hardware.
Once the protocol was figured out, a Raspberry Pi Pico was used to replicate the same functionality. With the help of the tinyusb library, Colin was able to emulate the real Elgato device successfully. Paired with a 3D-printed footswitch design from Adafruit, and the project was functional and complete.
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