What You Need

Most of what you need to build this project has been used by other projects in the book, with the exception of a force sensitive resistor (sometimes erroneously referred to as a pressure sensor). Take a look at the complete list of the project’s components (refer to the photo in Figure 17, Package Delivery Detector parts):

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Figure 17. Package Delivery Detector parts
  1. An Arduino Diecimila, Nano, or Uno

  2. Paired XBee radios and accompanying FTDI cable

  3. One 10k ohm resistor

  4. A force sensitive resistor,[58] as shown in the photo in Figure 18, Package Delivery Detector resistors, along with a 10k ohm resistor[59]

  5. A 9-volt power ...

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