Motorized iris based on Chris Schaie’s design

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Motorized iris based on Chris Schaie’s design

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Thingiverse user overflo reverse-engineered Chris Schaie’s renowned mechanical iris peephole design and added a rack and pinion so that it can be operated with a motor. His is executed in laser-cut plastic, controlled by an Arduino, and opens onto an LCD display that shows a giant freaking eye staring out of it. Deets are here.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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