Remote Garage Door Opener

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If you have ever forgotten to close your garage door, and realized when you were miles from home, this one's for you. In another project from Adafruit Learning System, you can learn how to use the Raspberry Pi as a remote garage door opener and closer that you can operate over the internet.

Parts List

1: Raspberry Pi 2 Model B 1GB Project Board

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Other Parts

2: WiFi Adapter
Make your Internet of Things device cable-free by adding WiFi. Take advantage of the Raspberry Pi and Beagle Bone's USB port to add a low cost, but high-reliability wireless link. We tried half a dozen modules to find one that works well with the Pi and Bone without the need of recompiling any kernels: its supported by the Bone's Angstrom/Debian installation that comes with each Bone as well as Raspbian and just about any other modern Pi operating system. You'll have wireless Inte...
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3: Motorola Micro-USB Home and Travel Charger
-Home/Travel Charger (110 - 220v AC) -Intelligent Chip prevents overcharging -LED Charge Indicator -Short circuit protection
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4: SunFounder 2 Channel 5V Relay Shield Module for Arduino UNO 2560 1280 ARM PIC AVR STM32 Raspberry Pi
-5V 2-Channel Relay interface board, and each one needs 15-20mA Driver Current -Equiped with high-current relay, AC250V 10A ; DC30V 10A -Standard interface that can be controlled directly by microcontroller (Arduino , 8051, AVR, PIC, DSP, ARM, ARM, MSP430, TTL logic) -Indication LED's for Relay output status
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5: SD/MicroSD Memory Card (4 GB SDHC)
Add mega-storage in a jiffy using this 4 GB micro-SD card. It comes with a SD adapter so you can use it with any of our shields or adapters! Preformatted to FAT so it works out of the box with our projects. Tested and works great with our Wave shield, Data logger shield and GPS shield, and micro-SD adapter as well as any other device in the Adafruit shop that uses (micro)-SD cards!...
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Remote Garage Door Opener
Control your garage door remotely with Raspberry Pi! Have peace of mind and never wonder "Did I leave that door open?" again!