Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Remote signalling rodent trap

A better mousetrap ..
  [vote for,

A standard mousetrap (dead or alive) with a low power radio transmitter attached.

The transmitter "pings" once a minute, and could even relay useful information; temperature is the obvious parameter.

When the trap is sprung, the signal stops. The receiver generates a visual and (optional) audible signal.

The system is "positive-fail" as it will alert on a flat battery too. This is in case the trap is set in an unfrequented area where it might catch a mouse but fail to signal due to a flat battery.

8th of 7, May 11 2010




back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle