2015-04-29 (W) Cyborg Distance Sensor

Currently the 9V power connector on the project is a pair of wires soldered to the Arduino with the 9V connector on the other end. Replacing this connector was a semi-enclosed 9V holder which has a clip to hold the battery in place. The new battery holder has three mounting holes which were measured yesterday. A shortcut was taken by salvaging an old 3D printed lid and drilling pilot holes in the top for three screws. Instead of printing a new enclosure an older one was salvaged as well and a 3.5mm headphone socket was glued in the cutout space which will be the connector for the 5V coil. Once the project is soldered and the long screws are trimmed the enclosure will be complete.

9V holder screwed to a lid
Underside of lid
Headphone socket glued in place

Files for Cyborg Distance Sensor:
The OpenSCAD files below are not necessary unless you want to change something
To do:
  • Build coil mount
  • Solder coil
  • Investigate the tone() function as a better programming method
  • Write instructions
    • Materials list
    • Tools list
    • Collect pictures

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Completed projects from year 1.
Completed projects from year 2.

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  1. It occurred to me while looking at the last picture that I probably won't be able to fit the electronics into the enclosure now that the headphone socket has been glued in place. Yup, brilliant.


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