We Be Jammin’: First Test of the Cat Feeder

We Be Jammin’: First Test of the Cat Feeder

Hey guys! Took a video yesterday of the base assembly in action. The auger does it’s job, however I’ve run into...

Setup and Code for the Stepper Motor Test

Setup and Code for the Stepper Motor Test

Hey guys! In my last post, I showed some problem solving I used to get my motor driver board working...

Soldering Tips That Aren’t About Soldering

Soldering Tips That Aren’t About Soldering

Since my wife was home being productive, it got my productivity running wild as well, so I finally finished the...

How I Desolder

How I Desolder

I just realized tonight as I sat down to solder some more of my cat feeder motor driver together that...

Fritzing a Cat Feeder

Fritzing a Cat Feeder

My first impression of Fritzing was that it wasn’t for me. I wanted to use it for my 3 digit LED...

3D Printed Parts

3D Printed Parts

My wife was able to successfully print out the CAD models I designed and after some minor sanding, they work...

Cat Feeder Models

I’ve finished the majority of the first iteration of cat feeder CAD models. My wife will help me get these...

Setting Alarms: Arduino EEPROM

Setting Alarms: Arduino EEPROM

In my cat feeder project, I want to be able to store the feed times in such a way that...

Simple Arduino Input

Simple Arduino Input

When I can find time, I’ve been working on my cat feeder code (or researching DIY CNC routers).  For now...

Introducing the Cat Feeder Concept

Introducing the Cat Feeder Concept

When I first acquired an Arduino, along with some cheap motors at Radio Shack, I decided I wanted to build...