#1 Arduino Mega: GPIO Testing using Switch and LED | APDaga Tech

IoT Tutorial #1 [ Arduino Mega Tutorials #1 ] 
Here I will demonstrate Basic, a very first project using Arduino Mega (ATMega 2560).

Problem Statement:
GPIO Testing of the Arduino Mega using Switch and LED.

- Arduino Mega (ATMega 2560)
- USB Cable (A to B)
- 1 LED
- 1k Resistor
- 1 Switch (Push Button)
- Bread Board
- Male to Male wires (minimum 2)

Program Outcome:
When you press the Switch -> LED will Turn ON
Otherwise -> LED will remain OFF
Physical Connection:
Pin 2 -> Switch (pullup)(pressed means short to Gnd)(pressed->0, unpressed->1)
Pin 7 -> LED+
Gnd -> LED-
Download link is given in the Description of the YouTube video shown below.


const int pin_led_out = 7;
const int pin_sw_in = 2;

void setup() {
// put your setup code here, to run once:
pinMode(pin_led_out, OUTPUT); //Set led_pin as Output
pinMode(pin_sw_in, INPUT_PULLUP); // set switch_pin as Input //Pullup means default state = HIGH

void loop() {
// put your main code here, to run repeatedly:
int sw_state = digitalRead(pin_sw_in);
if (sw_state == LOW) //If Switch is pressed
digitalWrite(pin_led_out, HIGH); //LED ON //5V
digitalWrite(pin_led_out, LOW); //LED OFF //0V

Click here to see more codes for Arduino Mega (ATMega 2560) and similar Family.

Feel free to ask doubts in the comment section. I will try my best to solve it.
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Thanks and Regards,
-Akshay P. Daga
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