Capacitive Sensing example

Here is a good introduction to capacitive sensing. Read through it to see possible uses and helpful tips for making your own.

Here is my simplified and clarified revision of the example code:

Don’t forget to install the CapacitiveSensor library from the Arduino IDE:

  • Go to menu Sketch / Include Library / Manage Libraries, then search for “capacitiveSensor”
  • Select library by “Paul Badger, Paul Stoffregen,” select latest version, click Install


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