LilyPad Light Sensor V2 Hookup Guide

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Sewing into a Project

Once you are finished prototyping your project using the LilyPad Light Sensor, you can replace any temporary connections with conductive thread.

For an overview of sewing with conductive thread, check out this guide:

LilyPad Basics: E-Sewing

December 17, 2016

Learn how to use conductive thread with LilyPad components.

To hide the sensor in your project, you can cover with a material making sure to leave an opening for the sensor to be exposed to light. Cutting a hole above the sensor in fabric is one way to do this.

Hole cut in fabric above light sensor

Hole cut in felt to allow sensor to take readings