Add a coin acceptor to your arduino project

coin acceptor

Have you ever wanted to make your own coin-operated arcade game cabinet, jukebox, or claw machine? Rachel Weil walks through how to wire up and write code for an Arduino and a programmable coin acceptor.

[00:40]  Review of materials needed
[02:42]  Setting up the coin acceptor
[04:02]  Interrupts explained
[04:51]  Wiring the coin acceptor to Arduino
[05:41]  Writing the code
[10:55]  Testing the code

The code in this video has been made available at http://www.github.com/hxlnt/arduino-coin-acceptor/. (Note that for simplicity, the code sample uses a standard LED rather than the RGB LED shown in the video.)

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