<p>Arduino is my personal favorite. Made a boost controller and an engine ecu out of one. Plus plugin daughter boards are available at the local Radioshack</p>
<div class="gmail_quote">On Aug 12, 2013 5:58 PM, "Phil Shapiro" <<a href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com">pshapiro@his.com</a>> wrote:<br type="attribution"><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<div><div style="font-size:12pt;font-family:garamond,new york,times,serif"><div><br></div>A quick web search yielded these two blog posts<div><br></div><div>Arduino</div><div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controled-dog-foodtreat-dispenser/" target="_blank">http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controled-dog-foodtreat-dispenser/</a></div>
<div><br></div><div>Raspberry Pi</div><div><br></div><div><a href="http://lifehacker.com/5993919/please-your-pets-with-a-raspberry-pi+powered-feeding-system" target="_blank">http://lifehacker.com/5993919/please-your-pets-with-a-raspberry-pi+powered-feeding-system</a></div>
<div><br></div><div>       Hope that helps,</div><div><br></div><div>                phil</div><div><br></div><div><br><br><hr><div style="font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal">
<b>From: </b>"Eric Wolf" <<a href="mailto:ebwolf@gmail.com" target="_blank">ebwolf@gmail.com</a>><br><b>To: </b>"CHUGALUG" <<a href="mailto:chugalug@chugalug.org" target="_blank">chugalug@chugalug.org</a>><br>
<b>Sent: </b>Monday, August 12, 2013 6:36:55 PM<br><b>Subject: </b>[Chugalug] Pi or 'Duino?<br><br>I'm wanting to build an automated dog treat dispenser but I want it to trigger off various external events. I'm trying to decide whether to use a Raspberry Pi or an Arduino for the controller. The advantage of the Pi is easy of programming (Python FTW). The disadvantage is largely cost. The Pi itself is a little more expensive, especially by the time you add in the I/Os.<div>

<br></div><div>Any thoughts?</div><div> </div><div><div>-=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=-<br>Eric B. Wolf                           <a href="tel:720-334-7734" value="+17203347734" target="_blank">720-334-7734</a><br>
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