Introduction: Light Detector Solar Panel With Arduino
This is a project for those who use solar panels and want to increase the efficiency of them.
This project is a scaled down version of what can be achieved with bigger solar panels.
Step 1: Items You Will Need
Step 2: Attach the Motor to the Stand
Step 3: Place the Sensors on the Corners of the Stand
Step 4: Wiring Up the Arduino
I used 10k ohm resistors.
Arduino code for this project :
Bellow you can find a tutorial on how to control a stepper motor with an Arduino :
Step 5: Starting It Up
When you start it up the arduino will think that it is on the position 0, for this reason always position the solar panel accordingly.
Step 6: Final Thoughts
This idea can increase the efficiency of a solar panel so it is a good idea for those who live in a house
Participated in the
Arduino Contest 2017