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Smoke detector? Answered

I want to make a tiny smoke detector (with size of a watch) which is connected to my phone in case of smoke detection start alarm on my phone. Is it possible to do it with adruino? and what knowledge I have to have for it? Thanks

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bekathwiaBest Answer (author)2017-08-28

There are several disciplines involved in your question, ranging from design to engineering. With no prior experience, it will likely take some time to achieve a small, functional prototype of your idea. Start with a big, messy prototype, then make another one with smaller parts, closer together. This class will bring you up to speed on some of the hardware terminology and coding, then you can move on to my Internet of Things Class to learn to connect your Arduino to the internet: https://www.instructables.com/class/Internet-of-Th...

To make your circuit smaller, you may want to design a custom circuit board, which you can learn how to do in Randy's PCB Design class: https://www.instructables.com/class/Circuit-Board-...

And we also have some 3D design classes if you're interested in creating an enclosure that way: https://www.instructables.com/classes/tagged/3d-pr...

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