How to Build A Raspberry Pi Powered NHL Air Horn

Like most Canadians, I watch a little bit of hockey, and I’ve recently been looking for a way to express my joy automatically when my team scores a goal. With an old truck horn, an air solenoid, a compressor, and a Raspberry Pi (a Raspberry Pi Zero  W will work), we can create an automatic air horn that goes off every time your team scores a goal to let everyone in your house (and your neighbors) know.

What You’ll Need For This Project

How To Build a Raspberry Pi NHL Air Horn

1. Set up your Raspberry Pi. If you don’t know how to do this, check out our story on how to set up your Raspberry Pi for the first time or how to set up a headless Raspberry Pi (without monitor or keyboard).