Sometimes, you need to protect your favorite toy or special cookie from sneaky siblings or parents. I wanted to keep my stuff safe and secure, so I decided to DIY a Portable “DO NOT TOUCH MY STUFF” Alarm from an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express.
It’s basically an alarm that will go off if someone tries to move your stuff. This won’t really “STOP” people from taking your things, It will just make it harder to do it unnoticed.
And to give things a bit more fun, I designed and created a special case to hold everything. I based my design on the ones from Adafruit and 3D printed everything.
See the video below which includes extensive notes in the description. Great work!
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