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PIC based HV electric roach motel

Once you let the roaches in your house it is hard to get rid of them. There are so many ways of extermination, but not all of them is effective. Using poisons is not a clean solution. So why not to use some electricity.   This simple device uses a high voltage pulses that are controlled by PIC microcontroller. It generates about 400V at a rate of 10 pulses per second. This should give enough time for roaches to step on and get deadly electric shock. Schematic and PCB are easy to build. Hopefully there will be a source code available soon. Continue reading