Our warehouse got broken into a while ago and they have stolen two bikes and my laptop which I have just repaired. The laptop is not worth much, yet it is (was) of a massive, personal value to me and it is rather a shame if something gets nicked from your house, in the middle of the night, whilst you have some great dreams and all that...

Anyway, to cut a long story short, I have decided to build an alarm using the arduino uno R3 and the adafruit wave shield. Initially, I wanted to have an audio (the alarm sound) played + whilst it is playing have six leds flashing - knight rider style! 

That `s the result:  


Step 1: components needed

Here are the components you`ll need:

1 x arduino uno R3 
1 x adafruit wave shield 
1 x button
1 x SD card
1 x IR Sharp 2YOAO2 
1 x 4 x 5 Prototyping Board
1 x regulated adaptor
7 x standard leds (3.4V / 20mA)
7 x resistors (100 Ohm)


1 x PC power box (emptied)
1 x pot of masonry paint (black)


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Bio: I am a problem solving beast on a tiny mission to master the Arduino environment.
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