Build a simple Arduino powered Traffic Light with us! This instructable is meant to walk you through almost every step, but there are a few assumptions. Read over the intro and the first step to make sure you are fully prepared! This is the breadboard version, a more realistic traffic light will be generated soon. Please leave comments - tell us if things are confusing
1 x Computer with Internet Access
1 x Arduino Uno
1 x USB A/B Cable for connecting the Arduino to your PC
1 x Breadboard (Half-Size, with Voltage Rails)
1 x Red LED
1 x Yellow LED
1 x Green LED
3 x 100 Ohm Resistors (Brown Black Brown)
4 x Breadboard Wires (22 AWG, approx. 6+ inches in length)Other Helpful Things:
- Good lighting
- A clean workspace
- An hour of your time
- Someone awesome to work withMissing Something?
- Check out hackerspaces.org for a local place for tools, supplies, etc.
- Near Ann Arbor, MI? We have all the supplies needed to do this instructable at our hackerspace "All Hands Active"
- Radioshack, AdaFruit
, are just a few resources that will have all the needed items.You wanted a smarter traffic light?
- That's our next instructable, stay tuned!