• Arduino Motion Detecting Squirt Gun


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    In case you want a nerdier way to make a cheap motion detecting squirt gun, Here’s how you can build your own with an Arduino and a PIR sensor!

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    Acquiring the Parts
    Here’s what you will need:

    1. Raid Auto Trigger
    2. Arduino
    3. PIR Motion Sensor
    4. Diode
    5. NPN Transistor
    6. Wire cutters and wire

    TOTAL COST: ~$45.00

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    Disassemble the Automatic Sprayer
    Wire Up The Arduino
    Here is a schematic of the Arduino. You can download the Fritzing files by clicking on this link. Screen Shot 2014-03-29 at 3.15.19 PM [tabby title=”Step 3″]

    Add The Code
    Here is a copy of the Arduino code to upload to your arduino. You can also download it by clicking on this link. const int pirPower = 13; const int pirIn = 12; int motorPin1 = 3; void setup(){ pinMode(pirPower, OUTPUT); pinMode(pirIn, INPUT); pinMode(motorPin1, OUTPUT); digitalWrite(motorPin1, LOW); digitalWrite(pirPower, HIGH); } void loop(){ int value= digitalRead(pirIn); if (value == HIGH){ digitalWrite(motorPin1, HIGH); delay(500); digitalWrite(motorPin1, LOW); } }

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  • Motion Detecting Squirt Gun Prank


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    In this April Fools day video, learn how to make a cheap motion detecting squirt gun using parts that you can find in your local grocery store!

    If you want a geekier way to build a motion detecting squirt gun, check out the Arduino version of this same project.

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    Acquiring the Parts
    Here’s what you will need:

    TOTAL COST: ~$25.00

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    Disassemble the Air Freshner
    Disassemble the Automatic Sprayer
    Connect the Air Freshner to the Automatic Sprayer
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    With April Fools day just around the corner, this video shows you some easy pranks that you can pull from your computer.

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