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Maker uses Arduino to get revenge on his noisy neighbors

Maker uses Arduino to get revenge on his noisy neighbors

For our throwback project of the week, we stumbled upon a YouTube video that dates all the way back to 2012. And while the viral clip itself (which has over 1.4M views) may be a few years old, the problem it solves is timeless.

Unfortunately, you don’t get to choose your neighbors; however, what can choose is how you put up with them. After growing tired of the folks next door failing to turn down their stereo, Maker “Jamil” came up with an ingenious way to put an end to the noisy behavior: fight the loud music with, well, even louder music.

As you can see in the video below, Jamil programmed an Arduino Uno with a microphone sensor to detect whenever the nearby resident’s tunes exceeded his preferred threshold. When this occurs, it triggers a CD player to blast incredibly annoying music through the wall via a set of giant speakers. His track of choice? “Who Let the Dogs Out?” by The Baha Men.

 

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