DIY garage door opener

I have a garage door opener which has a operating range of about 10 feet. It uses RF signals to trigger the gate, and it poses a couple of problems.

  1. Range is very limited
  2. You have to wait and verify that the door closes before you leave.
  3. Sometimes you are unsure if you even closed the door.

So, i decided to get a new app controlled door opener. That was until i checked the prices. Its 2000nok for a commercial one, with 1 door sensor. To me that sounds like robbery, so i decided to make one myself.

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