bucket mousetrap

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This project captures a mouse by having a solenoid (electromagnet) drop a bucket over the mouse. The bucket is triggered by the mouse interrupting one of the infrared emitter/detector pairs around the bait. The enclosure that holds the electronics is mounted directly over the bait.
For full details, see:
http://webspace.webring.com/peop...
There is also a short video.

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