Innovative Espresso Switch

This week I was tasked with designing an innovative switch.
While at brunch in Park Slope I saw a person put out a set of glass and metal espresso mugs with metal saucers.  I put down my mimosa and went to retrieve them.   The metal and act of removing the espresso mug from the saucer make the perfect parts of a switch.

SuppliesI used alligator clips to connect the batter place and led to the espresso saucer and mug.  When the mug is on the saucer it completes the circuit turning on the led.

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Check out the instagram video below!

Simple #innovative switch #led #gayarduino #arduino #espresso

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