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Vernier Photogate

by bri_huang

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This is a list of all parts needed to build a full featured photogate timer using an Arduino and a Vernier photogate. You will need to buy a BTD PCB connector from Vernier (until we release our Vernier Shield).


Be sure to connect PWR, GND, and the signal line (Pin 1 on Vernier) to Digital I/O 2 on the Arduino.

Code is available here: https://github.com/bhuang10000/ArduinoVernierPhotoGate.git

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