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im sick of checking for mail throughout the day so i was hoping to setup some sort of motion sensor in my mailbox that trasmits to my home with a beep or light.

Any ideas to achieve this cheaply?

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manicka jothi
manicka jothi

3 years ago

what are the projects ideas related to vibration,temperature,water level sensors?

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lemonie
lemonie

8 years ago

Unless you're expecting something urgent, why not just check it once or twice a week, as you pass the mailbox?

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

8 years ago

Easiest thing might be to get one of those wireless doorbell units. You can have the opening of the box trigger the bell or have the weight of the mail press down on the button. You can hack it to a magnetic switch or some photoelectric sensor to sense if the box has been opened. There are probably other devices out there to solve this common problem. Good luck.