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Author Topic: Mail box delivvery alert  (Read 1444 times)

ATS

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Mail box delivvery alert
« on: July 30, 2014, 09:59:54 AM »

I would like to see (actually my wife would) a way to be alerted to mail delivery. If you could put a Motion detector at the back of the P O box so that when it is opened it would send a signal to an  alarm, or light in the house would be nice. Not sure how you could make the detector travel the 100 feet or so that it would take. Just thought and wish list. -:)  8)
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Re: Mail box delivvery alert
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 12:06:16 PM »

What is the box made of? If metal, any device inside it would have extremely limited range.

A door/window sensor might be a better choice. House the transmitter in a weatherproof plastic enclosure.

These links deal with the range problem.
« Last Edit: July 30, 2014, 12:41:44 PM by dhouston »
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