Fingerprint Scanner for Garage Door

A while back I came across the fingerprint scanners on SparkFun, which had a link to a cool Instructables project. It incorporated AVR coding/flashing, soldering, and drilling holes in my garage, so it seemed like a fun thing to do. I wanted a version with more buttons and a cool lasercut panel, so I did my own build (which got featured on Instructables!). I won’t duplicate effort, but below are some pics from the project. Maybe something for the new space?

It works!

It works!

bits and pieces

bits and pieces

control panel

control panel

This goes inside, provides 3.3V, confirms authorized user, and opens door

This goes inside, provides 3.3V, confirms authorized user, and opens door

Menard's weatherproof outlet box with acrylic standoffs. Go Gorilla Glue!

Menard’s weatherproof outlet box with acrylic standoffs. Go Gorilla Glue!

Control box mounetd outside

Control box mounted outside

Power/switch box inside

Power/switch box inside

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