Stairway Lightning Switch With Arduino

About: An Electrical Engineering Teacher in Athens Greece. Most of these small projects here, are constructed for enhancing the learning of the use of Arduino as well as basic electricity and electronics for studen...
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TITLE: A simple stairway lightning switch with delay
Created by: P.Agiakatsikas DATE: 11/01/17 *********************************************/
int buttonPin1 = 2; //Push button 1
int buttonPin2 = 3; //Push button 2
int ledPin = 8; // The outputlight
int buttonStatus1 = 0;
int buttonStatus2 = 0;
void setup() {
  pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(buttonPin1, INPUT);
  pinMode(buttonPin2, INPUT);
}
void loop(){
  buttonStatus1 = digitalRead(buttonPin1);
  buttonStatus2 = digitalRead(buttonPin2);
if (buttonStatus1 == HIGH || buttonStatus2 == HIGH) { 
  // if one or the other push button is pressed the light will open according to the delay time
  digitalWrite(ledPin, HIGH);
  delay(10000);// delay time 10 sec
  digitalWrite(ledPin, LOW);
}
}

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