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Maxuino/Arduino input with a photo resistor

You can also use a photoresitor as an input device in analog mode with the Arduino running Max MSP and Jitter with Maxuino.

Parts necessary

10K Ohm resistor
Arduino UNO
Connector wires
Photocell (variable resistor) 

 
 CC Arduino.com diagram of photo resistor and Arduino UNO

 Schematic

 
 CC Arduino.com diagram of photo resistor and Arduino UNO

The code for the analog input for the photo resistor is the same as that for the potentiometer.

 
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 MAX MSP lessons continue in Chapter 9