simple magnetic lock

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by lihle, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. lihle

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    i need your help of how to design a simple magnetic lock. this is similar to the one usually seen at the backside of office doors.i just need the idea of howto go about designing it.

    lihle
     
  2. R!f@@

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    U'll need an electro-magnet and some soft metal same size as the magnet.

    Some way to enter user info, like a keycard or Keypad with a combination lock. Some skills in building this kinda stuff.

    Easy
     
  3. marshallf3

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    How strong does the locking force have to be?
     
  4. Markd77

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