Piezo Vibration Sensor Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further

For more information on piezoelectricity and piezo sensors, check out some of these resources:

Now that you've got your Arduino sensing those good vibrations, what kind of shake-sensing project are you going to start? Need some inspiration? Check out some of these related tutorials:

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