Easy Arduino LED Dice

LED Dice (1)

 LED Dice (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This instrcutable will show you how to hook up LEDs to show a face of a dice when a pushbutton is pressed.

Step 1: Supplies

Supplies 1 (3)

For this project you will need to following:

11 long jumper wires

7 short jumper wires

7 LEDs

1 breadboard

1 Arduino Uno

1 USB cable for the Arduino

1 push button

1 resistor

Step 2: Start With Assembling Your LEDsAssembling Your LEDs (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will take your LEDs and place them in a H formation.

LED1: pins 1 and 2

LED2: pins 5 and 6

LED3: pins 9 and 10

LED4: pins 4 and 7

LED5: pins 3 and 4

LED6: 7 and 8

LED7: 11 and 12

Step 3: Start Wiring the LEDsStart Wiring the LEDs (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will take your 7 short wires and start placing them on one side of the LED. One end of the wire will go in the negative channel on the board and the other on the same row as a LED leg. To connect the opposite side of the LEDs place a wire in the same row as a already connected wire and place it in the same row as the LED leg.

Step 4: Hook Up the Wires That Will Connect to the Arduino

Hook Up the Wires

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now you will take 8 of the 11 long wires and place them in your board on the other leg of the LED. Each LED needs one long wire and one short wire connected to it. Once the long wires are hooked up to the board you will place them in pins 1-7 on your Arduino.

LED1 in pin 1

LED2 in pin 2

LED3 in pin 3

and so forth

Once you have those 7 wires connected you will take the 8th wire and connect it to the ground on the pin side of the Arduino. One end of the wire will go in the negative channel that the short wires are plugged into and the other end in the Ground pin next to pin 13 on your Arduino.

Step 5: Hooking Up the Push Button

Push Button (1)

Take the resistor and place it into channel 21 and channel 27. In each channel place one end of the push button.

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