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RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Dear Lord, I have made a life changing discovery over the last few weeks while working on this project. I have been trying to do some simple soldering but I can't see what I am...
Sunday, 10 January 2016 - 18:35
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Built a proof of concept for the motion sensor part today.  Just used the same LED blinking circuit and code but added a transistor and a deterrent.   The deterrent is a...
Friday, 25 December 2015 - 00:33
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 06:23
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
And I didn't even take that photo. My oldest daughter and her friends started calling her chicken dinner a while back and she took the photo for fun. If the heat were on the chi...
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 22:35
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
They don't like stoves and frying pans (No chihuahuas were injured, cooked or traumatized in the taking of the attached image)
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 22:15
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Christmas activities have been impacting my free time but I have finally been able to locate all of my 'core hardware' bits.   Found a voltage regulator that I built many...
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 18:15
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Jim, thanks for looking into it and the Caddyshack clip :) ... a wonderful movie.  After watching the clip I tried thinking like a chihuahua, unfortunately in chihuahua mode...
Thursday, 17 December 2015 - 17:46
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Found my programmer and several other things. Wonder what I was working on before I got distracted and worked on something else. It involved steppers for sure. Should only take...
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 - 05:52
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
I am not sure where I would rate the intelligence two creatures in question.  My gut tells me somewhere around the intelligence of a really dumb sparrow but sparrows really...
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 - 20:46
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
JC, you are correct in that there are a number of solutions available.  I searched Amazon when I was first thinking about this and could not find a reasonable solution....
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 - 05:37
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
Because the PIR will detect any part of the dog but using reflective collar means that enough of the collar needs to be visible to set off a sensor.  Their fat little heads...
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 - 01:10
RFID Project Help - Need to deterr Chihuahuas
It took me forever to find a significant other who can tolerate my weirdness and she loves her chihuahuas.    Besides, she lest me keep my Labrador retriever.  He...
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 - 00:33