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Make a Hamster Feeder with Raspberry Pi Zero @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

We’ve had a lot of great furry friend Raspberry Pi projects here. Here’s another one for smaller woodland creatures like hamsters, from ExplainingComputers.

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All you need to build your hamster feeder is a Raspberry Pi Zero and peripherals, a couple of servos, some plasticard, sellotape and liquid polyadhesive, and some jumper wires. The video takes you very clearly through the entire set-up, from measurements to wiring details to Python code (which is available to download). As Christopher explains, this will allow you to feed your hamster controlled portions of food at suitable intervals, so that it doesn’t eat the lot in one go and, consequently, explode. What’s not to love?

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