DIY Magnet Sensor

Introduction: DIY Magnet Sensor

About: I like to get back to the technical roots and try to make things without getting too complicated. Thanks for feedback

Here I show you how to make a simple magnet sensor by yourself.

There are just a few things needed.

Step 1: Materiallist & Schematics

What you need:

Power Source ( USB TTL Module 3,3V out)

Jumper Wire


Reed Switch


Plug all together as shown on schematics and grab a magnet.

Put it right over the switch and light turns on.




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    3 Discussions

    Sweet and simple! Thanks for sharing. This is a great project for kids exploring circuits.

    Reed switches are awesome. A simple breadboard explanation is very helpful for beginning electronics enthusiasts. Thanks for sharing.