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Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:05 pm
by matt8588

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:34 pm
by 3corey2
B.A. how much are you selling them for?? :D

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:40 pm
by matt8588
i don't know what i would sell it for

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:47 pm
by morphy_richards
Skynet :shock:

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:02 pm
by BMS Doug
matt8588 wrote:
I made a Sentry Gun out of a Raspberry Pi 2 w/servo hat

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeLXX9ut_YQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mE67ZFD_h-c

Code for manual control
https://github.com/matt-desmarais/Sentr ... al-Control
Automated Sentry Gun code
https://github.com/matt-desmarais/SentryTurret/
Interesting, could you post up some build instructions?

I could see that you used the following parts (edited to add links):
Pi 2
Servo HAT
Anker Astro 3 Powerbank
3? toggle switches
Robot Geek pan and Tilt kit with Servos
4x AA battery holder (Powers servos and gun)
Crosman Pulse M74DP airsoft pistol.

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:10 pm
by matt8588
Raspberry pi 2: $35
Adafruit Servo hat: $25
Crosman Pulse M74DP Mini AEG Airsoft Pistol: $17
Single 5v Relay board: $5
Robot Geek Pan and Tilt Kit w/ Servos: $50
logitech usb camera: $20
TP-LINK TL-WR702N Wireless N150 Travel Router: $20
4AA battery pack for the servos: $2
Piezo Buzzers: $5
Anker Battery Pack: $55
Zipties, Jumper wires and Duct tape
I will be putting the build instructions in my github repo

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Sentry Gun

Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:54 pm
by talt001
Thanks for posting the parts list. I was thinking about doing a similar project with an Arduino. I may use the Raspberry Pi 2 instead now that I've seen this. I was thrilled to see the pan and tilt servo kit link. Thanks!