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HOW TO – Deaf dog caller collar from RC car

HOW TO – Deaf dog caller collar from RC car


Instructables user arcticpenguin hacked an RC car to make a vibrating dog collar for his deaf dog and shows us how to do the same for about five dollars. The hardest part may be training your old dog to the new trick! Via the Instructables Weekend Builder.

6 thoughts on “HOW TO – Deaf dog caller collar from RC car

  1. SS says:

    This is a very useful innovation. I am sure people with deaf dogs will appreciate. I am keen to know if it is possible to take this technology laterally and use it for

    (1) Please do not laugh, ladies keep their mobile in the bag, mostly untraceable and mostly not heard when ringing. If this may also lead to an arm band, which will vibrate when a mobile is called, it will help hugely.

    (2) Any other similar application?

    Best wishes….SS

  2. gpscraig says:

    Dont see why not. Check out any cell phone ebay store and there are little charms that light up when the phone rings. Not sure how they work, but if you could do the same ring detection scheme it would be trivial to then make an arm band vibrator.

  3. Bill Bruce says:

    He Is A Hound !!
    He hears everything you say, he just doesn’t want to listen.This breed- ” beaglae boneheadus irratatum ” is well known for “selective hearing”

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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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