Monday, September 24, 2012

Experiment 1: Traffic Light

These days, I'm very interested in automating things.

As my friend Vic would say, I haven't the foggiest when it comes to electronics. Putting on a positive spin on my relative cluelessness, it's a great opportunity for my girlfriend and I to learn something awesome together. One hour in, I think we are — just look at that focus!

Ginger Programs

For our first experiment, we needed three things:

  • Arduino Uno microcontroller
  • breadboard & jumper wires
  • LEDs (lights) & resistors

30 minutes later, with the help of this makeuseof article for beginners, we had our completed our mini traffic light!

note A breadboard is a way to connect circuits without having to solder.

No comments:

Post a Comment