Automatic cat faucet

Automatic cat faucet


Spotted in the MAKE Flickr Pool, user tsruzik made this automatic cat faucet using an IR sensor and AVR. I know plenty of cats that like to drink from the faucet, and this apparatus really takes the annoyance factor out of the equation. Schematic and source code included.

2 thoughts on “Automatic cat faucet

  1. says:

    This is a great design, but I wanted to go for a much simpler solution:

    Works perfectly :)

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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