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The Kitty Door

by ciara_riordan

Published on September 14, 2016

Have you ever had a cat or dog want to go in and out of your room at night? Our Kitty Door is helpful to everyone with pets. The system is contolled by your phone, and with the push of a button you can open or close your door without getting out of bed. Our device is easy to install anad use on any door. By: Caleb Smith, Jarret Sharp, Ciara Riordan

Duration: 2 hours to create

How To Make It

STEP 1 : Gather Materials

We gathered all of the needed materials. This includes all of the littleBits pieces and power devices. We also needed cardboard, tape, scissors, yarn, and hot glue gun to make the mini door.

STEP 2 : Build the Door

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Using everything but the littleBits pieces, build the door to be stable and mobile.

STEP 3 : Connect the Servo

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Then, we connected the Servo using tape and a small amount of hot glue. We cut a hole into the top of the cardboard so the blades of the servo were directly next to the door. Next, we connected an unfolded paper clip through the servo blade and put that through a hole in the door. we had to play around with the angle of it so it would open and close properly.

STEP 4 : Connect Final Pieces

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Finally, we have to connect the wireless transmitters and other wiring. These pictures show the remote piece and the receiving portion.

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