New Magazine Article: Build an NFC-powered door lock

By February 15, 2018 December 12th, 2019 No Comments

HackSpace issue 4 is published today, and it includes my article explaining how to build an NFC-powered door lock using a Raspberry Pi + RFID reader, a relay switch and an electronic striker plate.

The magazine is available in all good newsagents or you can download the free PDF from the HackSpace website at

You can also now view this tutorial on the Switched on Network website, here:

Paul Freeman-Powell

Paul Freeman-Powell

Paul (@paulfp) is the main presenter of the award-winning Switched On Network YouTube Channel, which covers a variety of interesting topics usually relating to his love of technology and all things geeky. He also founded and runs Innobella Media, where he leads in all aspects of video production, video editing, sound & lighting. A father of 3 children including twins, his hobbies used to include photography, playing the drums and cycling. With a degree in Modern European Languages, Paul speaks French, Spanish and a little bit of Italian, and holds dual British & Irish citizenship.

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