Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

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Design an electronic mouse trap for agriculture area

Z.I. Rizman, F.R. Hashim, I.M. Yassin, A Zabidi, F.K. Zaman, K.H. Yeap


This paper explains the issues on the increasing of mice in agriculture area. The electronic mousetrap is being improved as it can catch more than a mouse with maximum of five. The device has a LCD to display a message of “Awaiting Mouse” and “Mouse Trapped”. Then, the LED light will remain light up after the door has been closed. The LED were function as an alert to the owner to know either there is a mouse or not inside the trap. The LED will turn off once the mouse is release. In the project, the main part of the circuit consists of PIR sensors and LCD display. The coding is designed by using Arduino.

Keywords: PIR sensor; Arduino; LCD; mousetrap; LED

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