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Tweeting Doorbell

So I got a shiny Arduino, what am I going to do with it?

Once I’d got the LED to blink, and something to sort of happen when I pressed a button, I looked at my tangle of wires switches and started to think, wouldn’t it be cool if…

The entire internet knew when someone was at the door 🙂 , and it would be even cooler, if they all got the song from pink windmill stuck in their head at the same time. 🙂

The wireless doorbell is a strikingly simple project, many people have done it before, and done better than i could – get a wireless doorbell from your local cheap wireless doorbell emporium, take the bell bit apart, workout what wires make the noise/light work, and plug them into an Arduino. Continue reading Tweeting Doorbell