January 21, 2013 AT 2:05 pm

Automated Eating for Your Pets

Don’t let your luddite pet claim she never benefitted from human technology.  Commercially available automatic cat feeders have been on the market for a while, but when Jonathan Foote was disappointed by the available selection, he rigged a jelly bean dispenser to release some kibbles to his favorite feline while he was out.  Following instructions from EvilMadScientist, he attached a relay board to a remote control on a timer and voila!  kitty gets fed on time, even if he’s gone to Timbuktu.

So no more hating on technology kitty!


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1 Comment

  1. This definitely need a revision that swaps the relay for a MOSFET! :-)

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