Planning and Prototyping

A project log for Smart Bed Lighting

Motion activated bed lighting that only turns on between the hours of 9PM and 7AM. Lights your way automatically.

scott-clandininScott Clandinin 08/21/2016 at 21:080 Comments

There are 3 main things I need for this project in addition to a microcontroller (Arduino Nano):

With so much existing code out there for these common devices, this is a really quick and easy project to make. The only time consuming part is the hardware side, soldering all the components onto protoboard and putting it all together.

Here is the schematic:

And the first test run of the LED strip: