Motion Detector help

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by tidjane82, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. tidjane82

    Thread Starter New Member

    Nov 4, 2009
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    Thank you very much for your reply. Since I'am doing a senior design, i have to build my own motion detector. I'am building a Crystal -locked ultrasonic motion detector with sensor that detect any movement fron 22 ft.I will add an alarm circuit as well. The principe is, anytime the alerm goes off by detecting a movement i would like to have a message send to my phone, or even better make a call to my phone so i will be alert. I was thinking about how to connect the the all system to my phone, may be using a computer or embedded system.
    Any suggestion is welcome attach is the motion detector design.
    thanks
     
  2. ELECTRONERD

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    May 26, 2009
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    Perhaps you could use the amplified output from the ultrasonic motion detector and put it into an op amp. When the op amp senses a change of current (produced by motion) it will activate the alarm. Or something of that sort. Remember that a good designer isn't based upon how complex his project can be, if fact it's quite the contrary. A good designer will complete the design in the simplest form possible and keep things inexpensive.

    Austin
     
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