DIY Alarm Kit - Motion sensor, door contacts, temperature, buzzer siren

DIY Alarm Kit - Motion sensor, door contacts, temperature, buzzer siren

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DIY Home Alarm Kit for Raspberry Pi 

Kit includes:

  • 1 Motion Sensor
  • 2 Door sensor switches
  • 20 male/male jumper wires
  • 10 male/female jumper wires
  • Solderless Breadboard 400 Tie Points
  • 8 resistors (3x10kOHM, 4x1kOHM, 1x4.7kOHM)
  • 1 DS18B20 Dallas 1 wire digital temperature sensor
  • 1 Active Buzzer (2,500 hz 3-5V)
  • PN2222A Switching transistor

Kit excludes, but the PrivateEyePi project requires:

  • A RaspberryPi, model A or B (visit for more details)
  • Power supply for the RaspberryPi
  • SD memory card for the power RaspberryPi
  • Internet access to the Raspberry Pi (either via network cable or Wifi dongle, not included)

The detailed project tutorial can be found at 


Alarm features:

  • Connect door contacts or PIR sensors (motion sensors) to the Raspberry Pi.
  • Receive email alerts when an alarm occurs.
  • Monitor your home from your smart phone or computer using the dashboard featuring zone status (armed/disarmed/alarm), alarm dates and time as well as activity logs. You can also use the dashboard to arm and disarm zones.
  • Monitor your home temperature from your dashboard.

Skill level for the PrivateEyePi project

  • Basic low voltage electronic skills. We will provide you with a full inventory of electronic parts and diagrams. We will show you breadboard wiring schematics for you to copy.
  • Basic Raspberry Pi and Linux experience. No programming or electronics experience required, no soldering. You can also use our blog to ask questions or email our support email.

How it works