In this Instructable I am going to show you how to build a Light meter with a big Nokia 5110 LCD display using Arduino.

Building a Light Meter is a great learning experience. When you finish building this project you will have a better understanding of how light meters work and you are going to see in action how powerful the Arduino platform can be. With this project as a base and the experience gained, you will be able to easily build more complex projects in the future. You can use this project to monitor the lighting conditions of your work enviroment, of your plants and so on. Without any further delay, let's get started!

Step 1: Get All the Parts

The parts needed in order to build this project are these:

The cost of the project is around $12.

<p>Very impressive! </p>
<p>Have you used any control lights to verify the accuracy of this sensor?</p>

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Bio: I am Nick Koumaris from Sparta, Greece. I'm extremely passionate about electronics, making things and design. I love teaching what I know and sharing ... More »
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