AT42QT101X Capacitive Touch Breakout Hookup Guide

Contributors: Elias The Sparkiest, Shawn Hymel
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Resources and Going Further

Now that you've successfully got your capacitive touch breakout up and running, it's time to incorporate it into your own project!

For more information about the board, check out the resources below:

The AT42QT101X is a great way to add a single capacitive touch button to a project. Need some inspiration for your next project? Check out some of these tutorials for ideas:

  • Create a hidden button for the Illuminated Boxes.
  • Replace the Wake-On-Shake module with a capacitive touch button for the Uncertain 7-Cube
  • Add a hidden, capacitive touch button to almost anything!

You can also replace a momentary push button with a transistor and the capacitive touch sensor like the interactive 3D printed lit diamond prop project:

Interactive 3D Printed LED Diamond Prop

April 19, 2018

In this tutorial, we will learn about how to create an interactive theatrical prop for a performance by 3D printing a translucent diamond prop using a non-addressable RGB LED strip and AT42QT1011 capacitive touch sensing.

Or check out the following blog posts for more ideas.