Malte Müller
Published © GPL3+

Automated Cat Feeder with Particle Photon

The goal was to make it possible to feed my cats when I'm not at home.

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Automated Cat Feeder with Particle Photon

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
NEMA 17 Stepper Motor
OpenBuilds NEMA 17 Stepper Motor
×1
cereal dispenser
×1
OSB
×1
Dual H-Bridge motor drivers L298
SparkFun Dual H-Bridge motor drivers L298
×1

Software apps and online services

Maker service
IFTTT Maker service
node.js

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Code

Particle Photon Code

C/C++
#include <Stepper.h>

const int stepsPerRevolution = 200;  

Stepper myStepper(stepsPerRevolution, 7, 6, 5, 4);
   
void setup() {
  
  Particle.function("feed",feed);
  myStepper.setSpeed(5);
  
}

void loop() {

}

int feed(String command){
   
     myStepper.step(33);
     delay(1000);
     return 1;
    
}

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Malte Müller

Malte Müller

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