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Laser or IR beam alarm system

Discussion in 'Electronic Projects' started by zachtheterrible, Dec 13, 2004.

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  1. sockeye101

    sockeye101 New Member

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    pesonal alarm

    Would it be possible to place one of these 110db personal alarms instead of the buzzer by connecting the two wires that would normally go to and from the buzzer and connecting them to the battery terminals on the personal alarm, or would i have to modify the circut in any way (different resistor :eek:hm: , different placement, etc.)
     
  2. lurkingdevil

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    can u give me the circuit diagram.i would like to build up one of those.
    this my email-id -lurkingdevil@gmail.com .Also please tell me how to keep it on for some time if u fugured it out.thx
     
  3. sockeye101

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    can i have that circut to? heres my email
    dak0ta1@hotmail.com
     
  6. sockeye101

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    there is another way to build a circut, just have a battery connected to a photocell holding up a nail with an electromagnet, than, if the laser stops, the nail drops and completes another circut that triggers an alarm
     
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    why are you asking for the circuit?. it's on the first page of this thread!!
     
  8. sockeye101

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    what is the part of the circuit that controls how long it stays on? i am hoping to make this circuit with only a capacitor, a transistor, a photocell, and a resistor, but i need to know how to make it stay on for 10 seconds. i dont need the circuit, im just wondering if this will work.
     
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    can i have the circuit to? heres my email- dak0ta1@hotmail.com
     
  10. andu316

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    i want to make project on these for about 20 pages so please help me to make these
     
  11. mneary

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    Please be more specific. Are you looking for help with homework?
     
  12. NiniPoojaSheeja

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    Plz Get ThE OpErATioN aND cOnstructiOn Of ThIS cIRCuit.

    Hey...this is a gud circuit ... Actually it would be nice if I get the theory, construction and the design of this circuit. Pls get me with the same.
     
  13. Krumlink

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    it sounds like you want this for school. Not suprised.
     
  14. Conrad_Turbo

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    All I saw was this.

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    Hi, does anyone had a schematic for IR sensor? i want to hook it to my game controller so i need IR so that it would be invisible when i struck it. tnx~
     
  16. henhen0412

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    hay i am trying to make your gadget but i need the codes for the 4 transistors on this design could you tell me the codes
     
  17. henhen0412

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    hay crumlink i need to make a laser alarm for a school project but the circuit diagram here does not give the code for the trasistors can you give it to me or do you have a new design that i could follow please reply now
     
  18. mneary

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    You can use any small signal transistors. Examples:

    NPN: 2N3904, 2N2222, MMBT4401, BC547, BC847
    PNP: 2N3906, 2N2907, MMBT4403, BC556, BC557
     
  19. russianbadboylb

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    why dont people just modefy a nightlight?
     
  20. Torben

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    Mains voltage isn't required to solve the problem, and night lights use mains voltage. Why mess with it if you don't have to? It's simpler to do using a photodiode or phototransistor, a transistor or two, and a 555, or even a microcontroller. Almost any microcontroller you could name would actually be serious overkill unless you wanted to add some features.

    Other problems with using a night light:

    • They're slow. Night lights use LDRs (light-dependent resistors) which have a response time which might be a problem, depending on the speed of the target.
    • Designing your own, i.e. using a 555, lets you control more things, such as how long the alarm signal lasts. With a night light as the trigger, you would have to design a system (possibly using a 555) to control how long the alarm lasts. If you didn't, your buzzer would only buzz while the beam was actually interrupted. Somebody just walking through it would make it go "BZ" for less than a second. Using something like a 555 you could make it buzz for, say, 5 seconds.

    While you could probably make a working alarm circuit from a night light, in short, it would be a) dangerous, and b) slow.


    Torben
     
  21. Gayan Soyza

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