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Open your garage door from an Android home screen widget!!!!

This project is super simple and cheap. Only costs about $27 for everything you need! Oh and no programming at all!

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Open your garage door from an Android home screen widget!!!!

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
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High-Power Relay Shield for Particle Photon I²C 1-Channel SPDT 10-Amp
ControlEverything.com High-Power Relay Shield for Particle Photon I²C 1-Channel SPDT 10-Amp
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Software apps and online services

HTTP Request Widget(Android)

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Schematics

Garage Door Opener wiring diagram

Not all garage door openers are the same, but most have two terminals that if closed will operate the door. Generally this is where your wall mounted garage door opener button is connected. The NO and COM contacts from the relay will be connected to these same two terminals along with your existing button.

Code

Github Source for 1 channel relay control firmware

This is the firmware flashed into the 1 channel Particle Photon Relay Controller.

Credits

Control Everything

Control Everything

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Control Everything develops control electronics for all popular IOT platforms. Take a look at www.controleverything.com

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