ARDUINO Motion Detecting (PIR Sensor) Camera Trigger

This tutorial will show you How to use a PIR sensor with a ARDUINO board to make a motion detecting camera trigger (Trail Cam).

 

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Parts List:

PIR sensor

ARDUINO

PC817 Opto-isolator

330Ω resistor

 

 

SCHEMATIC:

 

ARDUINO Code:

#define pir 8
#define cam 2
int val;
void setup() {
pinMode(cam,OUTPUT);
pinMode(pir,INPUT);

}

void loop() {
val = digitalRead(pir);
if (val == HIGH)
{
digitalWrite(cam,HIGH);
delay(50);
digitalWrite(cam,LOW);
delay(10000);
}
delay(50);

}