July 31, 2013 AT 7:14 am

Hack your own wireless leash

Nike leash

Hack your own wireless leash

Starting with an off-the-shelf Nike + iPod transmitter [top], I removed and modified the circuit board [second from top]. I constructed a receiver from an Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a Nordic radio chip [second from bottom]. Then I repackaged the transmitter to make it easy to replace its battery and switch it on and off [bottom].

 

 


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