Introduction: DIY Arduino Color Sensor

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How to make a DIY Arduino Color Sensor

Step 1: Parts

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4 Leds (Green,Blue,Red,Yellow)

4 220ohm resistor


1 10k resistor

Female Pins


Step 2: Cut the PCB

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Shape your design to the PCB. Then cut it. I used 3.5cm by 2.5cm

Step 3: Start Soldering Part 1

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Start Soldering the Leds like the schematic.

Step 4: Soldering Part 2

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Solder the LDR with the 10k resistor and the Pins like the schematic.

Step 5: Connect It and Upload the Code

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Connect the Pins like the Schematic and Upload the Code.

Step 6: Done!!!

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After you have Upload the code, see how your DIY sensor finds the colours.If a colour matches,the led colour will flash 3 times.Hope you enjoy!!


Spaceman Spiff (author)2016-01-12

This is very illuminating, thanks for the instructable!

stringstretcher (author)2016-01-11

No comments here? Why not? This is a great instructable!

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