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by Lockzi
18 Mar 2018, 14:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Device Webform CustomPlugin help
Replies: 2
Views: 1904

Re: Device Webform CustomPlugin help

Hey Michael,

you seem to be doing exactly what I am looking into.
In addition to your post on this forum I saw your raised issue on Github.

How far along are you? Do you have any kind of proof of concept?
by Lockzi
12 Oct 2016, 18:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Garage Laser Beam
Replies: 8
Views: 5050

Re: Garage Laser Beam

I've purchased a IR Transmitter and IR Reciever and will start with that. However, the Laser Point is a nicer solution indeed, and especially if the Laser and photosensor are on the same side. The problem however is then still the same. How should I fixate the laser, mirror and photosensor. The dist...
by Lockzi
11 Oct 2016, 13:31
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Garage Laser Beam
Replies: 8
Views: 5050

Re: Garage Laser Beam

Another option is to use a HC-SR04 module as it is also supported by ESP Easy. I have one of those in my tinkerbox, the problem is the wide angle used by that ultra sonic sensor I would like to pin down if something is in the way of a 1-10 cm line from the door over a distance of about 4 meters. ht...
by Lockzi
08 Oct 2016, 15:53
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Garage Laser Beam
Replies: 8
Views: 5050

Re: Garage Laser Beam

Better buy a light barrier, something like this: http://www.ebay.de/itm/Einweg-Lichtschranke-IR-Infrarot-Lichtschranke-60m-12V-24V-Tor-Antrieb-Drehtor-/301698701139?hash=item463ea4d753:g:XBkAAOSwu4BVt357 Except the problem to adjust the laser, i doubt that the laser pointer will last long, they are...
by Lockzi
08 Oct 2016, 15:50
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Garage Laser Beam
Replies: 8
Views: 5050

Re: Garage Laser Beam

Martinus wrote:
Lockzi wrote:My idea is that if the laser beam is broken, the door should not close.
Sure you want to automate this kind of detection? Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEOGSYFqLx8
Thanks for the reply Martinus.

That is exactly why I want this detection. To prevent it from happening.
by Lockzi
07 Oct 2016, 23:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Garage Laser Beam
Replies: 8
Views: 5050

Garage Laser Beam

Hello, long time lurker, first time poster. My question is not regarding programming nor harware so much, rather actual application. I have wired everything up but am asking for the communites response regarding how to permanent fixate the following: Right hand side of the garage port: Laser (about ...