September 15, 2010 AT 12:01 pm

Arduino Capmeter

LenP17 built a capacitor meter using the new Adafruit Arduino enclosure and LCD. The cap in question is placed in the sweet spot of a 555 circuit, and the resulting frequency is measured, correlated to a particular capacitance, and then displayed by the Arduino.

More info in the forums.

Nice work, Len!


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3 Comments

  1. Hi there! It would be fanstastic to get a link to the schematics!

  2. Thanks for posting this, John!

    I’ll post more info about this in the forums when I get a chance.

  3. More info posted here:
    http://forums.adafruit.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=17319

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