HOW TO – Make short range “personal radar”

HOW TO – Make short range “personal radar”

Chris shows you how to make a really interesting close “proximity radar system” using IR – Link.

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Make – Volume 10 – Radar Speed Detector (DIY: Circuits) (Page 148) – Link.

8 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make short range “personal radar”

  1. thomas veil says:

    Radar means “RAdio Detection And Ranging”. This is not a radar but a proximity detector using infrared.

  2. MadScott says:

    IR detector RADAR? I don’t think so…cute idea but you could do better with a cheapo ultrasonic sensor anyway. Pity the editors never bother to review these things. Now a FLIR hack…that would be something.

  3. John Honniball says:

    I was hoping to see a true RADAR, too. But it looks like a Sharp IR ranging device on a scanner, which is a nice gadget all the same. Shame the video only shows the display in the car for a fraction of a second before moving on. I’d have liked to see more of that.

  4. Jack says:

    You geeks need to get a life. He made something cool out of a toy. Take it for what it is.

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