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alekei
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Hello!

I have a routine with a Briefcase that has life on its own.
I need to make the briefcase open the locks clasps by itself with a remote control. Just Open the locks, not open the lid. I want to put the briefcase on a table and first, the left lock clasp opens, and a few seconds later, the right lock clasp open.

Any ideas about How Can I do this?

Regards,

Alejandro.
magicman414
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Maybe use an electro magnet. I hope you get the idea.
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alekei
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I've been playing around with the idea of the Electro Magnet, But it is not making the effect I want and the wiring is too complicated.

Any suggestions???


Alejandro.
vmendoza
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You don't need anything electronic... two pins and a piece of string will get what you want done.
Lou Hilario
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Buy a remote control set for R/C cars. Use the servo with wires to unlock the clasps in your case. Another alternative is use a music box motor.
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Eduardo
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Hi from Portugal, Alekei... If you need some help in electronics maybe I can help you in Portuguese... Smile

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Michael Taggert
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Perhaps an RC controler fireing a servo like the ones that are used to drop things off of rc planes to similate attacks,
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Lou, has the right idea. Put extra long loops on the hasps of the briefcase so they extend inside the case. Put two small pins through them attached by string to a music box. Start the music box, it winds the string, the pins come out, the clasps pop up.

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HarbinJr.
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Richard,

that's a clever idea. I have always been looking for some small motors to pull things here and there but havent thought bout that!

Robert
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I've always been intrigued with using technology for tricks, don't you guys think it can add a huge kick that people havent seen before.
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