Waiting for that very special piece of mail? This mail slot detector will alert you when the mail arrives in your mail slot. Using a break beam sensor, FunHouse running CircuitPython, and Adafruit IO, you'll get an alert when the mail has been delivered.

Parts

Top-down video of Adafruit Funhouse PCB. The TFT display shows a data readout, and the NeoPixel LEDs glow rainbow colors.
Home is where the heart is...it's also where we keep all our electronic bits. So why not wire it up with sensors and actuators to turn our house into an electronic wonderland....
$34.95
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IR Break Beam Sensor with ruler blocking between receiver and transmitter
Infrared (IR) break-beam sensors are a simple way to detect motion. They work by having an emitter side that sends out a beam of human-invisible IR light, then a receiver across the...
$2.95
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USB Type A to Type C Cable - approx 1 meter / 3 ft long
As technology changes and adapts, so does Adafruit. This  USB Type A to Type C cable will help you with the transition to USB C, even if you're still...
$4.95
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5V 2A Switching Power Supply with  USB-A Connector
Our 5V 2A USB power adapter is the perfect choice for powering single-board computers like Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, or anything else that's power-hungry!This adapter was...
$7.95
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 6 pack of Clear Adhesive Squares
UGlu Dashes are perfect for a variety of small projects. These adhesive squares provide a stronger bond to most surfaces and are cleaner and easier to...
$0.95
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Opened box full of short lengths of multi color heat shrink
Heat shrink is the duct tape of electronics which we guess makes this heat shrink the colorful and exciting duct tape they sell at craft stores.  This pack contains heat...
$9.95
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This guide was first published on May 11, 2021. It was last updated on 2021-05-11 18:41:20 -0400.

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