Arduino Tutorial 42: Understanding How to Use a Serial to Parallel Shift Register (74HC595)

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11m Dec 31, 2019

In this lesson we show you how to use the 74HC595 Serial to Parallel Shift Register with the Arduino. A Serial to Parallel converter allows you to use just a few pins on the Arduino, and control a much larger number of devices. This is important when you are running out of pins on the Arduino. We take you through the build and programming step by step.

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