197Views2Replies

Author Options:

Making a Pitch Follower Answered

http://arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Tone2

I do not know what kind of photocell I need to complete this

Tags:Arduino

Comments

The forums are retiring in 2021 and are now closed for new topics and comments.
0
gmoon
gmoon

8 years ago

It's a photoresistor (referred to as such in the article), sometimes called an LDR (light dependent resistor). Together with the 47K R it forms a voltage divider, which is read by the ADC of the Arduino.

These are commonly made from cadmium sulfide (CdS), and are easy to find on the web--or in old light sensing nightlights or security lamps.

0
atlas2
atlas2

Answer 8 years ago

Thankx a mill!