Froz3nArcher
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Smart Blinds

These Smart Blinds automatically open and close according to ambient light levels, and also close in response to heat.

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Smart Blinds

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz
SparkFun Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz
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Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
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Temperature Sensor
Temperature Sensor
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PN2907A PNP transistor
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LDR
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Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
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Resistor 1k ohm
Resistor 1k ohm
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solar panel
×1
Dc-Dc booster
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JST Connectors
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4xAA battery holder
4xAA battery holder
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Servos (Tower Pro MG996R)
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Rechargeable 3.6V Lithium battery
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Servo motor coupling
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Capacitor 100 nF
Capacitor 100 nF
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Custom fabricated PCB
OSH Park Custom fabricated PCB
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Assorted hook-up wire
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Drill
SolderWire
Wire clippers
Wire stripper
Multimeter
Dremel
Circuit board/Solder breadboard
Heat-shrink wrap

Story

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Schematics

Smart Blind Schematics

Code

Github file

https://github.com/Froz3nArcher/libraries/tree/master/EEPROMLog

Github

https://github.com/Froz3nArcher/SmartBlinds

Credits

Froz3nArcher

Froz3nArcher

1 project • 7 followers
Software engineer interested in home automation and playing around with Arduino and other micro-controllers.
Thanks to the wife and the kids.

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