Social Distance FUnicorn

A project log for The FUnicorn

Tell someone off in the most beautiful and majestic way

Alpenglow IndustriesAlpenglow Industries 03/10/2021 at 22:220 Comments

A while back we had a little bit of Socially Distant FUnicorn fun.  We grabbed this $4 HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor from adafruit, added it to the FUnicorn, and made our own little warning for anyone getting within 6 ft.

If you'd like to make your own Social Distance Unicorn, example code is now part of the FUnicorn Arduino library on GitHub - it's also installable & updatable through the Arduino IDE.  Instructions for adding libraries to Arduino are on this project's page under "instructions".

Here's a short video on how to hook up the distance sensor to the FUnicorn: