simple magnetic lock

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  1. lihle

    lihle Thread Starter Active Member

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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
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    R!f@@ AAC Fanatic!

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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
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    marshallf3 Well-Known Member

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    How strong does the locking force have to be?
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