Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Photon new
Particle Photon
×1
hall effect sensors
×3
neodymium magnets 6mm x 3mm
×3
reed switch
×2
spdt relay
×1
NPN Transistor S9013
×1
diode 1N4004
×1
resistor 220 ohm
×2
jst connector
Looks something like this. Salvaged from an old dehumidifier. Connects the relay to the opener.
×1
Software apps and online services:
Vs2015logo
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Particle Dev
Environment for coding the Photon
Hand tools and fabrication machines:
09507 01
Soldering iron (generic)
crimping tool
Dupont Connector kit

Schematics

Schematic
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Code

Photon powered garage door opener
Visual Studio 2015 solution. Photon *.ino code is contained in 'PhotonCode' folder.

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