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Resources and Going Further

The ATtiny is a wonderful simple workhorse. With a coin cell battery and low-power sleep modes you can create some really amazing projects. For your next project consider building:

  • An intrusion detection system
  • A temperature alarm for a reptile habitat
  • Use the internal EEPROM to datalog 512 light levels
  • Count the number of times your front door is opened