If you're interested in modernising a doll house, adding an elevator to your LEGO world or just want to recreate "Damien: Omen II" with miniature figures, this next project by Arduino forum member "Don B" will suit nicely. Don has created a simple elevator system that has a full control system and can track the position of the car just as a real system would do. However the car location is determined by the use of an ultrasonic distance sensor at the bottom of the "shaft". It's not too difficult and a lot of fun, for example:
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