Wire it up

Solder the wires to the sensor

Connect the wires to the sensor breakout as shown.

  • Note that the black and green wires are twisted together and both soldered to the GND pin.  
  •  Solder a short wire to the sensor pad and connect the other end to the ornament.  Make sure that it makes good electrical contact with the ornament.
  •  You can disguise the sensor breakout with a bit of ribbon.

Connect the Powerswitch Tail

Connect the sensor and the power supply adapter to the Powerswitch Tail as shown in the diagram below:

Wrap it up in a tidy package

Plug the power supply into the adapter and secure all the wiring with some cable ties or tape.

This guide was first published on Dec 05, 2014. It was last updated on Dec 05, 2014. This page (Wire it up) was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.