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How to make an Ultrasonic Proximity Sensor w/ Vibrating motor? Answered

Ok so I want to use something like http://www.parallax.com/Store/Sensors/ObjectDetection/tabid/176/ProductID/92/List/1/Default.aspx?SortField=ProductName,ProductName and http://tinyurl.com/cxlp8jz
to create a small system that vibrates when an object is in the way of the detector. To elaborate, Something like https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Attiny13-based-IR-proximity-sensor-for-2/ but using an ultrasonic sensor(for farther range) and a vibrating motor instead of an LED because I am looking to make something for the blind. So how would I build it? I can purchase any parts and just need some instructions like the project above provided. Thanks a lot for any help you can provide.
Also , If I need to use a Raspberry Pi, I have one.
My Skills? My skills are limited. I know how to solder and work with PCBs, But I do not know how to code a microprocessor. I know that I'd hook it up to an arduino to code it but I can't code. If someone can tell me where to solder the parts and give me a code, I'll be able to do it. Thanks alot for your reply. If someone does this for me, I would be very grateful and might even make some donations to you. :)

So to summarize, I need code to program a microprocessor to make a vibrating motor vibrate when the PING senses an object. I also need some sort of a schematic. I will be very grateful and will be sure to give you acknowledgements when I do my project.


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8 years ago

Ok so I found some information online, So now all I need is for someone to change the schematic here - http://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-lesson-13-dc-motors/breadboard-layout
and add the PING sensor to the schematic
and edit the code here - http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Ping
to also send a pulse to the Vibrating Motor. Thanks


Reply 7 years ago

Did you figure it out? I'd love to see what you made.

I had pretty much the same idea, and can code, but was looking for a hardware person:

I'd love to help you out!