This Instructable will show you how to make a stop watch out of an Arduino.
Step 1: What You Will Need
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You Will Need:
- 1x Arduino Uno:
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Step 2: Slot the LCD Display Onto the Arduino
This step is very simple just slot the LCD display onto the Arduino.
Step 3: Connect and Install the Program
Just connect your Arduino to The Computer and install the program.
Update - Please use the Modified Stopwatch Program.
Step 4: Run Your Stopwatch
Now just run your stopwatch.