Smart STidget Spinner – Android

Spin your design into the Future!



Let’s get started:

1. Insert both CR2032 coin cell into STidget Spinner
2. On your smart device, you have to allow the phone to install
SW from unknown sources. Go to your Settings/Security:


3. Click BUTTON to download the STidget App


4. Locate and install FutureSTidget.apk. Follow though the steps accordingly.




5. Start the App, by tapping the icon. Follow instructions to connect with STidget Spinner through Bluetooth.


6. The tablet and the Spinner will try to connect. Once the smart device finds the STidget, click on it. No PIN is required.

7. The spinner will exhibit the following behavior:

ConnectedGreen on for 5 Seconds. Then Blue Flashing. Trying to connect. Typically, you would start the app on your smart device. Then Blue LED turns solid.Color Change vs rpm. Data is shown in Dashboard mode.Allows manual control of LED Colors using the LED Control mode on the app.Green will flash twice, then go to Sleep. BLE will disconnect.
UnconnectedGreen on for 5 Seconds. Then Blue Flashing. Trying to connect.Color Change vs rpm; waiting for connection.waiting for connectionGreen will flash twice, then go to Sleep. BLE will stop trying to connect.

8. To cycle through the modes, depress the switch:


9. The App has two modes which you can toggle using the icons at the bottom of the screen:

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10. Time of Flight Sensor measures about 20cm only.

11. Please take off the batteries to conserve battery life

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