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XML Controlled Lights Answered

I am looking to build a 3 light "stop light" setup that could be controlled by XML. ..  something like the below.  Where whichever of the 3 fields has the "Y" that is which light would be lit up.  It can be desktop sized, but any help would be appreciated!!

<Green>Y<Green>
<Yellow>N<Yellow>
<Red>N<Red>


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caitlinsdad

9 years ago

Look up "arduino" as the programmable microcontroller. Stop lights or LED controls are common projects. Good luck.

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SKNDSTRYcaitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

Thanks! I'm kind of new to the site and to these type of projects in general. I've seen arduino around the site so I will definitely do some digging!

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caitlinsdadSKNDSTRY

Reply 9 years ago

Welcome to Instructables. What is great is that once you start poking around for something to help you build whatever you had in mind, you stumble on something else that gives you more ideas to build something different. We do appreciate those who can run with something if we push them in the right direction.