How to: Build a SmartThings-Powered Clapper

Home automation was in its infancy in the late 1980s when The Clapper, a switch that triggered your lights and other devices to activate whenever people (you guessed it…) clapped, became popular.

Inspired by infomercials of yore, SmartThings’ product manager, Gilbert Chan, decided to create a SmartThings-powered Clapper using an Arduino Shield. Check it out…

Want to create your own SmartThings-powered Clapper? Here’s what you’ll need:

You can find the full instructions for building it on the Community site.

Let us know if you’re able to either recreate this or improve upon it. And if you shoot a quick video showing it off, we’ll highlight it here on the blog!

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