Introduction: Particle Photon Alarm Clock

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You will need:

A particle photon
A small speaker
A button
A piece of cardboard
electrical wires
and a breadboard

Step 1: Frame

Cut a piece of cardboard to the measurements shown above.

Tape it together like shown above.

Step 2: Sync Photon

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Follow the guide to sync a particle photon to your account on this website:

Step 3: Wire Up the Electronics

Wire up the electronics as shown above

Step 4: Code

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Create a new file in particle Build.

Take the code from this .txt file and put it in your particle build file.

Step 5: Set Up IFTT

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Go to and setup an IFTT account.

Then, go to the top right corner and create a new applet.

You want to create an applet that links your calendar to the particle IO.

Step 6: DONE!

Hook up the photon to power, set your google calendar so that your photon will receive the updates, and voila!


VictoriaD10 (author)2017-04-01

Hi Aboush, great project! Do you think you could share a photo of what the alarm looks like and of the circuit mounting?

Thank you so much!

Swansong (author)2017-02-27

Thanks for sharing :)

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