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Short Range Personal Radar

Posted February 7, 2008 by Chris

Being aware of your surroundings at all times is important. This Short Range Personal Radar project shows you how to build & program a multi-range radar device using off the shelf components.

47 Responses to “Short Range Personal Radar”

  1. sufyan Says:

    good work

  2. sufyan Says:

    This my first vist and this subject may take my attention.It is agood work.

  3. Says:

    […] great project from the guys over at Pyro Electro. The idea to create a type of close proximity radar system came from a student in one of my […]

  4. jonathan kummi Says:

    i think its a good idea but i can’t see the details of it. i want to try one myself
    cause i love it.

  5. chris Says:


    I would really like to make one of these but i can’t as getting hold of the parts is very difficult. Would it be possible for me to buy one off you?

  6. Chris Says:

    Unfortunately I don’t have a store. Depending on the country you live in you
    can the parts off the internet. Say something in the forums and I can give
    you a list a places.

  7. Technoshaman Says:

    Very nice project 🙂
    Please check out my personal “Sonar” here (just to give you an idea, the page and the whole site are still under construction, more details to come soon) if you’re interested in ranging…

    Don’t get me wrong, but it would be more correct to call it “a personal LIDAR” 🙂

    RADAR : Radio Detection and Ranging
    LIDAR : Light Detection and Ranging

    Keep up the great work 🙂

  8. anchit Says:

    some header files are missing while we install this programm in tc++ then some errors comes of header files missing type errors come

  9. Esc Says:

    i want to hex file. send me file

  10. Dhenashwar Says:

    Hello! Friends
    I make my own IR sensor… it is really cheap and I made this project
    with AT89C51-52 or AT89S51-52 Microcontroller…. I use Stepper Motor…. and LCD…..
    and Programming in C language…
    It is so easy…..
    If any want to help about this project pls contect me….
    My e-mail :
    Mobile NO : 09179648642

  11. Alberto Says:

    Excelente proyecto.. Ya estoy haciendolo para una materia de la Universidad.. Tengo problemas para compilar el programa.. Estoy usando MPLAB IDE v8.33
    Full Release Zipped Installation y para compilar estoy usando MPLAB C for
    PIC18 v3.31 Academic Version.. Aun no he podido obtener el archivo .hex, ya
    que al BUILD ALL da este error: BUILD FAILED

    Excellent project .. I’m doing for the university .. I’m having problems
    compiling the program .. I’m using MPLAB IDE v8.33 Full Release Zipped
    Installation and MPLAB C for PIC18 v3.31 Academic Version..
    I have not been able to generate the .hex file, and
    that give the option BUILD ALL at the end gives this error: BUILD FAILED..
    Can you send me the hex file? or require a library that I do not have?..


  12. Ahmed Says:

    Plz. can any one convert the file of Short Range Personal Radar to Hex or Assimbly

    Plz. Important

  13. Ahmed Says:

    I have not been able to generate the .hex file, and
    that give the option BUILD ALL at the end gives this error: BUILD FAILED..
    Can you send me the hex file? or require a library that I do not have?..

  14. MANSOOR Says:

    hello. sir anyone can help me iam wanna make a radar for my home and my
    brother and iam trying to find hmm where he going like a signal radar
    can anyone please tell me about this project iam very thankfull him please help
    me my cellphone number is 923033767460 allwayes online please messege me
    in cellphon & my email addreses allso inclueded please help.

  15. hako cepkin Says:

    hiii. your project is very good 🙂 I want ; please you will send ir_range_project.c ‘s .hex file.

    please send me .hex file

    mail addreses:

  16. shawn Says:

    This project appears to be very interesting, I could have used it in combat as a secondary security measure. The pictures and diagragms are a bit vage, could you please send me a complete component list and sequence of constructions. I would prefer a device which has the furthest reliable reach. Thanks .

  17. nilesh date Says:

    intresting work.
    i am willing to implement
    please you will send ir_range_project.c ‘s .hex file.
    please send me .hex file

    my email id:

  18. Alaa Says:


  19. mehdi Says:

    please send source and hex file and schmatic diagram

  20. Priya Saini Says:

    Can you tell me that what is the use of 6 pin header in this project?
    Is this for interfacing?…or else

  21. Jitesh Says:

    helo, i have a problem with generation of hex file of the main program…
    can u plz send me the .HEX file of the main program plzz…

  22. Neeraj Pandey Says:

    Great Project but having trouble compiling it. Please provide me with the .hex file for your project short range personal radar ASAP. my email id is

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