Chapter 2. Shield, Lights, Servo Motors

In this chapter, you will use the Board of Education Shield for building and testing circuits with Parallax continuous rotation servos, resistors, and light-emitting diodes. Along the way, you’ll start learning the basics of building circuits and making the Arduino interact with them. By the end of the chapter, you’ll have a pair of servos connected, each with its own signal indicator light, and you’ll be writing sketches to control servo speed and direction.

Board of Education Shield (for Arduino), Parallax continuous rotation servo, LED, and resistor

  • Download Chapter 2 Arduino code
  • Save the file to your desktop, and un-zip it.  The file contains example sketches, and a PDF of a table that you will fill out.
  • Follow the links below to get started!