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December 5, 2014 AT 12:57 pm

NEW GUIDE: Capacitive Touch Holiday Light Control @Adafruit Learning System

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NEW GUIDE: Capacitive Touch Holiday Light Control

Quick and easy touch control for your holiday lights.

Switch your holiday lights on and off with a wave of your hand.

This simple project can be complete in an hour or two and requires no programming at all. It combines a PowerSwitch Tail II with a stand-alone capacitive touch sensor disguised as a holiday ornament. The large area of the cap-touch sensor makes it extra sensitive. You don’t need to actually touch it. It can sense your hand from an inch or more away.

Read the full guide here!


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