LilyPad Reed Switch Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

Now that you've tried out a simple circuit, you can try integrating the reed switch into a more complex assembly, triggering a reaction from an MP3 board, a microcontroller, or something else entirely! A reed switch is a great, simple, inexpensive way to react to proximity, so it's very versatile.

Here are some good places to start:

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