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The IR-XY Linear Actuator & Electromagnetic Lock Driver Set!

A project in Carleton Place, Canada by Patrick Thomas Mitchell

Status: Active

An Arduino compatible (multi program) linear actuator, DC motor, and DUAL electromagnetic lock driver board!
Backers: 36
Average Daily Pledges: $328 CAD
Average Pledge Per Backer: $119 CAD

Funding: $4,268 CAD of $2,400 CAD
Dates: Aug 8th -> Sep 17th (40 days)
Project By: Patrick Thomas Mitchell
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Latest News

Orders submitted!!!

August 20th - via:
Hi everyone! I spend the day yesterday organising my orders, and I just now submitted them for quotes!   Super early!  I just wanted to share the good news.  I'll have everything paid for in advance as soon as I get responses from my manufacturer... (Read More)

Final changes to the PCB are done. Organising orders today!

August 19th - via:
Hi everyone! I hope that you all had a nice weekend.  Just a quick update.  I added to the program on Friday, and commented the entirety of the code.  I was glad to get that done.  I'll continue to comment any changes that I make to the programs.... (Read More)

Thanks for a great first week! Short update =)

August 16th - via:
Hi everyone! Happy Friday!  I'm spending the day working on the software.  I'm also going to be doing some linear actuator ordering today.  I should have a another video demo up within a few days.  Stay tuned.  At the end of next week, I'll be... (Read More)

Awesome! Thanks you all so much! This is going to be a fun campaign =D

August 11th - via:
Thanks everyone! Three days in, and the project is funded!  By the end of this coming week, I'll have enough of a forecast to start ordering parts!  I'll also be spending some time this week on the software.  When I've made some updates, I'll make... (Read More)

Thanks so much for an AWESOME first day, everyone!

August 9th - via:
Thank you all so much!  What an awesome first day!  On a Friday to boot!  It doesn't get much better than that.  To those of you who haven't pledged towards a campaign of mine before, please know that your reward will ship on time!  I'm so... (Read More)

IR-XY linear actuator and electromagnetic lock driver

August 9th - via:
Makers, developers and Arduino enthusiasts may be interested in a new linear actuator and electromagnetic locks driver created by serial Kickstarter entrepreneur and electronics designer Patrick Thomas Mitchell, based in Ottawa, Canada. (Read More)

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