Is a DIY cat (or dog, or human) feeder controlled over the web (though not over the public Internet for now).
There are two different feeding methods: instant feeding with the click of a button, or scheduled feedings (using a command scheduler like cron).
The idea behind the project came about because over the past few years all of the feeders I’ve came across have had a level of complication that weren’t very user-friendly to new coders, and I wanted to make something that is easy enough for everyone to use.
Continuous Rotation Servo – FeeTech FS5103R: This servo rotates fully forward or backwards instead of moving to a position. You can use any servo code, hardware or library to control these servos. Good for making simple moving robots. Comes with four different horns, as shown. Read more.
4 x AA Battery Holder with On/Off Switch: Make a nice portable power pack with this 4 x AA battery holder. It fits any alkaline or rechargeable AA batteries in series. There’s a snap on cover and an on/off switch which can be handy when wiring to something without a switch. Read more.
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