Dimmable Led Array

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Introduction: Dimmable Led Array

This project achieves three main objectives:

- Read an analog value from a potentiometer

- Write an analog value to each led

- Vary the brightness of each led based on the potentiometer input

Required Materials:

- 5 leds

- Potentiometer

- (5) 220 ohm resistors

- Arduino UNO

- 10 to 15 wires

Step 1: Connect Leds

Connect the five leds as follows:

- connect each short leg to a resistor leading to ground

- Connect the positive leg (long leg) to pins 5, 6, 9, 10 , and 11 on the Arduino

Step 2: Connect Potentiometer

Connect the left leg of the potentiometer to the (+) rail of the breadboard.

Connect the middle leg of the potentiometer to pin A0 on the Arduino.

Connect the right leg of the potentiometer to the (-) rail of the breadboard.

Step 3: Connect Power and Ground

Connect the (+) rail on the breadboard to the +5v pin on the Arduino.

Connect the (-) rail on the breadboard to the gnd pin onthe Arduino.

Step 4: Code

Using an Arduino IDE upload the provided code to the Arduino. Enjoy.

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