Arduino ESP Bluetooth - Dabble

4.3
1.11K reviews
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Everyone
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About this app

Whether you're a student, a teacher, or a hobbyist, Dabble is the perfect app for all your DIYing needs. It transforms your Smartphone into a virtual I/O device and lets you control hardware via Bluetooth as a gamepad controller or joystick, communicate with it like a serial monitor, access sensors like accelerometer, GPS, and proximity and other features of your Smartphone. It also provides you with dedicated projects compatible with Scratch and Arduino to help you learn by doing.


What Dabble has in store:

• LED Brightness Control: Control brightness of LEDs.
• Terminal: Send and receive text and voice commands over Bluetooth.
• Gamepad: Control Arduino projects/devices/robot in analog (Joystick), digital, and accelerometer mode.
• Pin State Monitor: Remotely monitor the live status of devices and debug them.
• Motor Control: Control actuators such as the DC motor, and servo motor.
• Inputs: Provide analog and digital inputs via buttons, knobs, and switches.
• Phone Sensor: Access different sensors of your Smartphone such as the accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, magnetometer, light sensor, sound sensor, GPS, temperature sensor, and barometer to make projects and conduct experiments.
• Camera:Use the camera of your Smartphone for taking photos, record videos, colour picking, and face recognition (coming soon).
• IoT : Log data, publish it on cloud, connect with internet, set notifications, and access data from APIs like ThingSpeak, openWeathermap, etc (coming soon).
• Oscilloscope : Wirelessly visualize and analyse the input and output signals given to the device using the oscilloscope module.
• Music Tune : Receive commands from the device and play tones, songs, or other recorded audio files on your Smartphone.

Make dedicated projects to experience different concepts of the real world first-hand like home automation, line-follower and robotic arm.


Boards Compatible with Dabble:

• evive
• Quarky
• Arduino Uno
• Arduino Mega
• Arduino Nano
• ESP32


Bluetooth Modules Compatible with Dabble:

• HC-05, Bluetooth Classic 2.0
• HC-06, Bluetooth Classic 2.0
• HM-10 or AT-09, Bluetooth 4.0 & Bluetooth Low Energy (ESP32 has inbuilt Bluetooth 4.2 & BLE)


Want to know more about Dabble? Visit: https://thestempedia.com/product/dabble
Module Documentation: https://thestempedia.com/docs/dabble.
Projects that you can make: https://thestempedia.com/products/dabble-app

Dabble app usually serves as a virtual replacement for:

• Sensors like IR, proximity, color recognition, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, mic, sound, etc.
• Arduino shields like Wi-Fi, Internet, TFT Display, 1Sheeld, touchboard, ESP8266 Nodemcu shield, GPS, gamepad, etc.
• Modules like joystick, numpad/keypad, camera, audio recorder, sound playback, etc.


Permissions required for:

• Bluetooth: to provide connectivity.
• Camera: for taking pictures, videos, face recognition, color sensor, etc.
• Microphone: to send voice commands and use the sound sensor.
• Storage: to store the pictures and videos taken.
• Location: to use Location sensor and BLE.
Updated on
Dec 27, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
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Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

4.3
1.08K reviews
Jeremy Prince
December 30, 2020
Like the app, but i am having resolution issues with the gamepad joystick. For instance, there seems to be a large dead band when moving the stick at the midway points where the stick is 45 deg. From either horizontal or vertical in all 4 quadrants. The joystick outputs values that are equal in both X and Y for a large range in these areas. Makes finite control more difficult. Perhaps, this is an error in communcication with my hc06, but i dont think that is the case.
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Craig Lindsay
January 18, 2024
It worked on previous phones but now just crashed when opened on a pixel 8 pro. It looks like it needs to be updated to support newer phones. I have a number of kids stem projects that seem to be at a dead end because there is not a current version of the app. Would love to see an update.
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STEMpedia
February 7, 2024
We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Crashing or lagging problems are closely related to devices. Please contact our support team at https://thestempedia.com/contact and share a detailed description of the issue, screenshots/ recording, device info and OS version so that we can help you fix it.
Rodas Korobye
January 23, 2024
It keeps crashing, when I try to initialise Bluetooth on the Gamepad page. But I bet there's a lot of things you can do with this app ☺️
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STEMpedia
January 23, 2024
We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Crashing or lagging problems are closely related to devices. Please contact our support team at https://thestempedia.com/contact and share a detailed description of the issue, screenshots, device info and OS version so that we can help you fix it.