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Make a 20-second hand washing timer with an LED, random 20-music clip, activated with a motion sensor.

With the global pandemic, health officials are recommending that we wash our hands often and for at least 20 seconds each time. To help myself wash my hands for 20 seconds, I’ve put this motion triggered musical timer in my bathroom. In addition to lighting up an LED, there are 10 different songs that it randomly plays each time it is triggered.

I originally did this project with a Pimoroni speaker hat and after I completed the project, I realized that the Pimoroni speaker hat had been discontinued.
Original project video: https://youtu.be/fJfPhvHTPTg

To replace the speaker hat, I’m using an LED for the visual and a speaker with a 3.5 mm jack for the audio aspect.

GitHub repository: https://github.com/carolinedunn/Handwashing_Timer_LED

Prerequisite: Raspberry Pi OS Setup on a microSD card – https://youtu.be/2Jfv9NO6J2Q

Materials:
Raspberry Pi Zero with Headers – https://amzn.to/2NncxP4
or Raspberry Pi 3B, 3B+ (3A, or 4) – https://amzn.to/2O9SxiO
MicroSD card – https://amzn.to/2Nq5AN9
Motion Sensor – https://amzn.to/32OPMaA
Keyboard/Mouse/Monitor
3.5mm male-to-male audio cable – https://amzn.to/2LXhxrb
Portable speaker with 3.5mm Aux Audio Jack – https://amzn.to/2ZDnyBb
Small Breadboard – https://amzn.to/3d8jPiU
LED & 330 ohm resistor – https://amzn.to/3c8Jhnc
2 Female to male jumper wires – https://amzn.to/2TIyXMj
3 Female to female jumper wires – https://amzn.to/2TIyXMj

DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission.

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