Arduino & ESP32 Bluetooth Controller App - Dabble

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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, communicate with it, 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 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.
• Projects :) (Coming Soon): 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
• 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:
Module Documentation:
Projects that you can make:

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
Mar 16, 2020

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710 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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Ross Murphy
February 28, 2022
Works great, mega 2560 + hm-10 v3. I wish I could make and save custom panel of buttons, dials and switches etc. I would pay for a premium version with that feature. I also experience some delay but I'm not sure if it's just my implementation. There is alot more to this than what I am using. Nice feature set.
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Harishanker Verma
April 28, 2020
I was previously using other apps to control my robot wirelessly but it was very tough to the interface. This is very easy to use app with a lot of use cases and documentation available for everything on their website. Edited - New version of the app is very stable for use. Not it also automatically connect to the hardware. Thanks for the update.
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What's new

1. Resolved black screen issue with Android 5,6 and 7.
2. Minor UI changes.