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Door Sensing; PIR Motion Sensors
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Door Sensing; PIR Motion Sensors

by Cordelia on Sun Sep 06, 2009 10:39 pm

I am doing on a Project about Door sensing, I would like to know whether PIR sensors will be able to detect the door when it is about to close, so that it could send signal to the door stopper whether it should be swing out or swing back.
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Re: Door Sensing; PIR Motion Sensors

by hamburgers on Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:13 am

Cordelia wrote:I am doing on a Project about Door sensing, I would like to know whether PIR sensors will be able to detect the door when it is about to close, so that it could send signal to the door stopper whether it should be swing out or swing back.


there is probably a better forum to post this in!


moved to.... general project help
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Re: Door Sensing; PIR Motion Sensors

by zener on Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:53 pm

I am not sure I quite understand what you are trying to do. However, PIR sensors detect changes in infrared energy (heat) so they will not be too good at sensing a door usually.

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Re: Door Sensing; PIR Motion Sensors

by E:pp:ik on Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:34 pm

Are you trying to trigger your x0xb0x when someone opens a door? That should be possible. :D
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