Arduino based auto trigger spray keeps cats at bay

Curiosity killed the cat, but this project only sprays them with water. Tinkernut posted this humorous project useful for animal control in the kitchen. It uses an Arduino/PIR combo to sense motion and activate the auto trigger on a Raid spray bottle (of course, after emptying and thoroughly cleaning the Raid bottle.) When strategically placed […]

PIR controlled LED matrix display

Sometimes it’s handy to have a message display when persons enter a specific area. Having the message appear only when someone approaches brings more attention it, and can be useful for holiday displays, directions or warnings. In this project by Jer from Volts and Bytes, an Atmega8 is used to activate a Sure Electronics 0832 […]