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I can imagine all sorts of uses for Phil Tucker’s motion-detect sprinkler home defense system.

Testing a motion activate sprinkler. A TRENDnet IP camera triggers a GPIO output read by an Arduino which then triggers a relay/solenoid valve to turn on a sprinkler. IP camera already records video and sends email alerts.

John Baichtal

John Baichtal

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  1. on said:

    Now we need a sound detection one for dog barking

  2. ameyring on said:

    What is the part that connects the hose to the valve? Is it a standard part from a hardware store? Thanks.

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