Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Photon new
Particle Photon
×1
V slot mini v actuator bundle
OpenBuilds V-Slot Mini V Linear Actuator Bundle
Different lengths possible. I used 1500mm length beams.
×1
Openbuilds micro limit switch kit
OpenBuilds Micro Limit Switch Kit with Mounting Plate
×2
AS5040 - Magnetic, Rotary Position Sensor Evaluation Board
×1
SparkFun SparkFun Photon Battery Shield
×1
Adafruit industries ada258 image 75px
Li-Ion Battery 1000mAh
×1
SparkFun LED Tactile Button - Red
×1
DRV8825 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, High Current
×1
Openbuilds slotcover
OpenBuilds Slot Cover / Panel Holder
×3
MB1000 LV-MaxSonar-EZ0
×1
Adafruit Huge 6V 6W Solar panel - 6.0 Watt
×1

Schematics

Door-Actuator schematic
Dooractuator h8wquokd45

Code

Door-Actuator
Automate the opening of your sliding door

Credits

Replications

Did you replicate this project? Share it!

I made one

Love this project? Think it could be improved? Tell us what you think!

Give feedback

Comments

Similar projects you might like

Arduino on Internal Oscillator Crystal as Clock Source
Intermediate
  • 801
  • 72

Protip

Want to make an Arduino having only an ATmega328 chip and nothing else? Not even the crystal oscillator!

Reducing Arduino Power Consumption
Intermediate
  • 1,128
  • 98

Protip

One the most important feature of portable electronics should be long battery life. We can reduce the current drawn by several ways.

Pi Zero Speaker - DIY Audio HAT and Audio Player
Intermediate
  • 426
  • 6

Work in progress

Convert an old speaker into something cool powered by Pi Zero.

Smart Payment System for Parking Area Using RFID
Intermediate
  • 616
  • 11

This project makes a simple, cheap and secure payment system using RFID that is suitable for small businesses.

RING PONG
Intermediate
  • 1,603
  • 7

A simple Ping Pong game played on a NeoPixel Ring with Arduino.

 Monitoring Working Time of Employees Using RFID
Intermediate
  • 526
  • 10

Full instructions

This helps monitor the working time of employees, storing information in database.

ProjectsCommunitiesTopicsContestsLiveAppsBetaFree StoreBlogAdd projectSign up / Login