By Bill Pretty
Construct your personal high-tech alarm process at a fragment of the cost
Build your individual cutting-edge defense system
Monitor your procedure from wherever you could obtain e-mail
Add keep an eye on of alternative structures akin to sprinklers and gates
Save millions on tracking and condominium fees
One of the simplest stored secrets and techniques of the safety is simply how uncomplicated the tracking really is - BeagleBone has all of the computing strength you want to construct your self a really subtle entry keep watch over, alarm panel, and residential automation and community intrusion-detection process. defense businesses make a fortune every year via charging exorbitant charges to their clients. you'll learn the way effortless it's to make an alarm approach with Beaglebone.
A company-maintained-and-monitored alarm process has its position - your pricey previous mum will not be going to be growing her personal method any time quickly. but when you're studying this ebook, you're most likely a builder or a hobbyist with all of the abilities required to do it your self. With development a house protection procedure with BeagleBone, you are going to examine every little thing you must be aware of to boost your personal state of the art defense method, all in favour of under a year's worthy of tracking fees out of your neighborhood alarm company!
You will commence through development and trying out your and open resource software program on an experimenter's prototype board sooner than progressing to extra complicated structures. you'll then the right way to try your new creations in a modular type and start to make use of BeagleBone. as soon as your process is equipped and proven, you'll set up a number of the professional-grade sensors utilized in smooth alarm structures and how you can use them. additionally, you will notice tips to expand your alarm method in various other ways. the one restrict may be your imagination.
What you are going to examine from this book
Understand the elements of an alarm system
Build a simple sector 1 alarm system
Modify your alarm procedure to accomplish advanced tasks
Build the particular onto BeagleBone
Integrate domestic automation into your defense system
Protect your community from intruders
Keep a watch in your procedure from anyplace within the world
Install and use more than a few sensor equipment
Building a house defense method with BeagleBone is a pragmatic, hands-on advisor for useful, hands-on humans. The booklet comprises step by step directions for assembling your individual on professionally synthetic PCB's and establishing the software program in your system.
Who this publication is written for
This booklet is for someone who's drawn to alarm structures and the way they paintings; for hobbyists and basement tinkerers who like to construct issues. which will construct the defined during this ebook, you'll want a few uncomplicated soldering abilities, yet the entire components are of the thru-hole sort and are really easy to place jointly. by way of software program, you could simply run it as-is, but when you need to alter the code, you'll want wisdom of Java and IDEs.
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If you have plenty of wire, then pull all of the sensor and contact wiring back to your panel and make the connections there. This is a more professional way of doing it, but it requires more wire and more wire fishing. If I was wiring a new home with only bare studs visible, this is the way I would do it. The following photographs show how to install the end of line (EOL) resistor in the window contact assembly. EOL resistor outside a door contact [ 30 ] Chapter 3 Wrap one of the resistor leads around one of the screw terminals and solder it to the yellow conductor of the wire leading to the contacts.
This is a good place to put a key switch that turns off the alarm. There is also hardware support for a second key switch, so you might want to install one by the kitchen door to the garage. The outside door and inside door can be protected with standard magnetic door switches. As part of our layered-defense strategy, I would also put a door sensor on the door leading from the kitchen to the dining and living room area. This increases the chance of catching a burglar who has defeated the window or door sensors.
Just be sure to double check that the integrated circuits U1 and U2 are installed correctly. The LEDs and diodes are also polarity sensitive. On both devices, the square pad on the PCB is pin 1. The IC will have either a notch milled into it as, shown in the following figure, or a small round indentation that indicates pin 1. Silkscreen of zone monitor PCB [ 42 ] Chapter 4 Connectors J3 and J4 on the zone monitor schematic are your connections to the zones that you wish to monitor. Pins 1 and 2 of each connector are the zone inputs.
Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone by Bill Pretty