Brian's Automated Window Blinds

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Introduction: Brian's Automated Window Blinds

Here is my entry for the Independence Contest. It's my automated window blinds that I first designed about 2 years ago and have been upgrading ever since. My goal for the prize money to buy the parts in bulk, which will let me sell them cheaper. I want everyone to have the freedom that my reliable, inexpensive, and flexible automated window blinds system has given to me and my family.

Date of birth: Removed after contest entry accepted.

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    11 Discussions

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    seeyato3
    seeyato3

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello Brian,

    What is happening with your project, how far have you gone if any. Please let me know if it is in market or not.

    I most certainly would appreciate it if you reply back.

    Thank you so much and look forward to your reply (seeyato3@hotmail.com)

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    doltoo
    doltoo

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Hey Brian, are you selling any of the units? If you are....I am looking to get 15 of those. Thanks!

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    anthony6817
    anthony6817

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Hey Brian, great job, let me know when the units are available to order.

    Thanks.

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    kd5crs
    kd5crs

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! I've added you to the contact list for future developments.

    I'm working on a similar design for opening & closing curtains @ a certain time of day & night but I can't think of a material that won't damage the curtains & won't break under the pressure do you have any ideas.

    Great idea & project by the way lol.

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    kd5crs
    kd5crs

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    What kind of curtain mechanism does it use?

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    sofiadragon1979
    sofiadragon1979

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    They are just going to be some nice curtains that hang off of a pole above & get tied up w/ a cord & hook on the sides of the window frame.

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    kd5crs
    kd5crs

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    If they are heavy enough, you could just take up the slack in the cord. Then gravity would pull them back together. It's easier to work with drapes that have a pull cord mechanism.

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    sofiadragon1979
    sofiadragon1979

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    So a type of cord would be a better idea then a cable or rope? The idea of how mine is going to work is that the cable or cord will be spooled up @ a certain time of the day, & them unspooled @ a certain time of the evening. It's just as I had mentioned the pulling cord material is escaping me as to what I should use.