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In many cases people want to recycle, but they don't know if the item is recyclable or not.

Our Recycling Scanner scans the UPC barcode and immediately gives the answer:

- Green light - RECYCLE

- Red light - TRASH

- Both red and green - UKNOWN (follow traditional recycling rules)

See demo at:

Parts list

(1) Arduino board (e.g. Arduino Uno)

(1) PS/2 barcode scanner (e.g. http://www.adafruit.com/products/1202)

(1) 5V Reed Relay (e.g. https://aerobasegroup.com/part-number/HE421A5623)

(1) 10KOhms Resistor

(2) 1KOhms Resistor

(1) 2N2222 Transistor

(1) Power source with USB output (e.g.http://www.amazon.com/Estone-Battery-Portable-Emer...

Wires

(1) Casing/box

(1) USB cable

Instructions:

1. Follow RecycleBarcodeScanner.pdf to connect parts together

2. Upload RecyScan.ino to Arduino board

3. Power up the scanner

4. Start scanning!

5. You can modify RecyScan.ino to add more green (recyclable) / red (trash) bar code

<p>hai.. I really impressed with this project, I try to goggle for the ps/2 but I could not found it. can u give me the link to buy the ps/2</p>
<p>Hello ,</p><p>My name is Barış , I am from Turkey </p><p>I m really impressed about your project and I want to do similar one but I m so rookie about pic programming.</p><p>I would like to do when the servo motor change the direction according to barcode scanner read.</p><p>Could you please show me the source about this project?</p>
<p>Hi Baris, thanks for your interest!</p><p>You can download the source code for our scanner above (see RecyScan.ino file).</p><p>Let me know if you plan to use Arduino board - I can assist you to modify the code to control servo.</p><p>-Vlad</p>
<p>Hello Vlad ,</p><p>I would like to run the barcode scanner depends on photocell sensor .</p><p>when the sensor detect some object barcode scanner activate and read the object.</p><p>Can you help me ? Do you have source of the codes like this project?</p>
<p>That is so clever. That is a great way to help keep things sorted.</p>
<p>Thanks! We hope this or similar device will make the world a better place.</p>

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