[Noisebridge-discuss] The door situation is not working.

Eric W. Rasmussen ewr at majortek.com
Mon Apr 8 20:54:03 UTC 2013

I don't know how to do this.

On 08.04.2013 13:44, Mitch Altman wrote:
> Nice idea, Eric!  Care to make it happen?
> Thanks,
> Mitch.
> ________________________________
>> Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:23:00 -0700
>> From: ewr at majortek.com
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] The door situation is not working.
>> I think it would be a great idea to have a special code/ring alarm for
>> handicapped folks (those that are coming up via elevator). Users would
>> know to make a path/check the elevator for availability.
>> On 08.04.2013 12:10, Naomi Most wrote:
>> Door code definitely works (as of 10am this morning).
>> On Monday, April 8, 2013, Mitch Altman wrote:
>> I'll be at Noisebridge tomorrow (Monday) for Circuit Hacking Monday,
>> and I'll determine if punching in a door-code (or a phone app) can make
>> the lock buzz open (or not), and report back.
>> Mitch.
>>> We need to figure out what part of the system is broken.
>>> Does the door still open when a valid code is typed into the keypad?
>>> Are you talking about the doorbell noise? There is a switch on the
>>> upstairs intercom which turns the doorbell noise on and off. I labeled
>>> it.
>>> But to be sure, the door opening solenoid has had problems in the past.
>>> -jake
>>> On Sun, 7 Apr 2013, Mitch Altman wrote:
>>>> I should have written about this last Monday (but, sorry -- I forgot).
>>>> The door buzz-in system is broken. It worked fine last Monday
>>>> afternoon, but stopped working by Monday evening. No one during that
>>>> time tampered with it, as far as I know. But after we determined that
>>>> it wasn't working, someone went down to the gate and opened up the
>>>> mechanism, and closed it up again, and that made it function again for a
>>>> few DOOR presses. But, then it stopped working again.
>>>> Mitch.
>>>> ----------------------------------------
>>>>> Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 02:39:10 -0700
>>>>> From: jake at spaz.org
>>>>> To: danny at spesh.com
>>>>> CC: i at s.ai; noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] The door situation is not working.
>>>>> On Sat, 6 Apr 2013, Danny O'Brien wrote:
>>>>>> Yeah, I think that the DOOR button is actually broken or *something*,
>>>>>> and that's what's annoying people right now.
>>>>>> Jake you know the door system better than anyone at this point -- is
>>>>>> there something that could be (sporadically or not) preventing the DOOR
>>>>>> button from working?
>>>>> I am going to assume someone disabled it. They should have made an
>>>>> announcement or something on the list. I made announcements
>> several times
>>>>> that i was going to do it and was met with approval, but i never got
>>>>> around to it. I think it's a good idea and we should get used to it.
>>>>>> There seems to be a bunch of things like timers hanging off the door
>>>>>> system downstairs. Could they be causing problems?
>>>>> the stuff downstairs has nothing to do with the door button. There is a
>>>>> conventional 24-hour light timer for the lights that are supposed to
>>>>> illuminate people outside the gate at night (so we can see them on the
>>>>> camera) and a 12v power adaptor for the camera. There is also a 12v
>>>>> adaptor that goes nowhere, for the hard drive that used to be
>> there and is
>>>>> gone now. The DOOR button wiring and buzzer wiring is all put away like
>>>>> it was before Noisebridge arrived.
>>>>>> Is there anyway we can simplify what we already have without causing
>>>>>> problems to your future plans?
>>>>> This is not about my plans. Noisebridge is a collective activity and we
>>>>> should discuss things together. Anyone interested in working on
>>>>> infrastructure should communicate with other people who are
>> interested for
>>>>> maximum effect. I can try to answer any questions if they are asked of
>>>>> me.
>>>>>> Asked what? I know I'm probably being stupid, but after all these
>> months
>>>>> Here's where i initially suggested it:
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2013-January/034216.html
>>>>> Here are some people who liked it:
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2013-January/034217.html
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2013-January/034221.html
>>>>> here's w
>> -- 
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