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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 6 Entries.
Sunday, February 5 View Page
Time to start the diary for this year. First thing is the germinations setup. It consists of a black tray, dome and heat match.
Sunday, February 5 View Page
Picture of the heat mat below the tray. It is plugged into the relay controls
Sunday, February 5 View Page
The controls for the germination chamber utilizing Mysensors and Arduino on a radio network. The plastic box has the controller and the moisture/heat sensor. The white outlets are standard 433MHz remote control outlets connected to the home automation controllers. The light will be on a timer and heat mat will be controlled by temperature
Sunday, February 5 View Page
These are several controllers some homemade and others off the shelf. All of them will utilize Arduino system programs. The lower left is a wifi relay board which will control 24VAC solenoid valves for watering. The middle 6, the home made will monitor temperature and soil moisture when complete. The others are for show but will be put to use.
Sunday, February 5 View Page
This is a picture off a pc based controller showing some of the sensors. It logs data and graphs the information.
Friday, February 10 View Page
A screen shot of my other controller (Vera) which is easily accessible online to make changes to the system. It work well with my IPhone so I can turn on and off valves/oulets and monitor temperature


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