Chapter 7 (1st Edition)

If you are looking for the Chapter 7 content for the 2nd Edition of Exploring Arduino, please click here.

Shift Registers

Parts List


Download Code (1st Edition, Chapter 7)
(Also available on GitHub)

Useful Links


  • Figure 7-8 is particularly hard to understand in greyscale (print copies of the book). The color version below should be much clearer, as it clearly shows the yellow, red, and green LEDs.

Color Wiring Diagrams & LED Diagram


Watch a demo of the “Light Rider” display created in the chapter:

Watch a demo of the distance-responsive light meter created in the chapter: