Old Programmable VCR Converted Into Automatic Pet Feeder Make
Out with the old and in with the new. Now that you've got a DVR at home that can be set to record and save your favorite TV shows, you've got no use for that old programmable VCR. That old tech relic actually uses a physical timer and a motor to record shows, for goodness sake. But wait... can't you program a timer and motor to do nearly anything?
If DIY isn't your thing and you're sans an old VCR to hack, you might want to keep an eye out on Pintofeed, an automatic pet feeder controllable via wireless app from your smart device (preorders being taken at $129.00):