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Feb 06 2015

FF: Lego Automatic Door Operator

Category: Automatic Operators,Fixed-it FridayLori @ 12:28 am Comments (13)

I was a Lego Robotics coach last year, and we barely got our robot to knock down the cups in the maze.  This Fixed-it Friday video of a Lego Mindstorm automatic door operator is impressive…

Thank you to Casey Cohorst of Allegion for sending the link!

13 Responses to “FF: Lego Automatic Door Operator”

  1. Jeff Tock says:

    Impressive. He even knows about the 5 second minimum hold-open time!!

  2. Cda says:


    Future space ship scientist

  3. Andrew Harris,FDAI says:

    This is great!! Looks like a future engineer for LCN! Give this kid an internship at LCN.

  4. Fire Code Geek says:

    Very nice! that student has potential! Keep him building!

  5. Eric says:

    Is he too young to join DHI? Or the BHMA??

  6. John Dalrymple says:

    all he needs an electric strike

  7. Andy Lindenberg says:

    Very smart kid. Now if he could only figure out how to incorporate latching speed!

  8. Chuck Park says:

    Most kids are content to just hang around and play video games.
    It’s very reassuring to see that some kids are thinking and building.

  9. Bryan McKeehan says:

    It does seem to have a latching problem though. Just saying.

  10. Rachel Smith says:

    Wow, I am really impressed.

  11. DAVID F. says:

    I guess his next step is to create a robot clone to go to school for him as well …

  12. Cecilia says:

    I was pretty amazed by that. What a smart cookie!

    • Lori says:

      Me too! My son makes all sorts of movable Lego contraptions, but hasn’t attempted an auto operator yet. đŸ™‚

      – Lori

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