01 - Mood Lamp
This project will show you how to build a lamp that changes colors and only turns on when it is dark. (We’re still not quite sure if the lamp controls your mood or the other way around.)
What Are We Creating?
Mood Lamp Parts List
Getting Started with...
Getting Started with... ElectronicsFREE PREVIEW
Getting Started with... Arduino
What is a... Microcontroller?
What is a... Breadboard?
What is a... Jumper Wire?
What is a... Light Emitting Diode (LED)?
What is a... Resistor?
What is a... (LDR) Light Dependent Resistor?
Mood Lamp Circuit - Step-by-step Video
Step 1 - Place the LEDs and LDR
Step 2 - Place the Flat Jumper Wires
Step 3 - Connect the UNO Microcontroller
Step 4 - Place the Paper Lantern
Now what? - Writing Your Program
Getting Started with... Coding
Programming the Mood Lamp
Testing - Does it Work?
Downloadable PDF Instructions - Original Version
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