SparkFun Inventor's Kit Experiment Guide - v4.0

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Project 2: Sound

In Project 2, you will venture into the world of buttons and buzzers while building your own Simon Says game! Simon Says is a game in which the LEDs flash a pattern of red, green, yellow and blue blinks, and the user must recreate the pattern using color-coded buttons before the timer runs out.

Project 2

New Components Introduced in This Project

Each of the components listed below will be described in more detail as you progress through each circuit.

  • Buzzer
  • Buttons

New Concepts Introduced in This Project

Each of the concepts listed below will be described in more detail as you progress through each circuit.

  • Arrays
  • Binary
  • Digital Inputs
  • Pull-up Resistors
  • For Loops
  • Measuring Elapsed Time

You Will Learn

  • How to make tones with a buzzer
  • How to read a button using digital inputs
  • How to program a game