This easy tutorial helps you to control the water used in your garden watering. To do this, we use Arduino and Raspberry Pi to get the best of both.
In this project you will learn how to:
Read the tutorial here:
This is the project schema.
On future parts of this tutorial you will learn how to analyze data and to control a valve to automate your gardening.
This is unit we prototyped in our lab:
And the electric schema:
Check the turorial for the source code we used to make it work.
|Raspberry Pi model B||Raspberry Pi|
|Basic USB optical mouse||IONE / Pro Signal|
|120-240v to 5V power supply with micro USB connector||Raspberry Pi|
|Basic USB keyboard||Gear Head / A4 Tech|
|4GB Class 4 SD card preloaded with Debian 6 Linux||Samsung|
|10k ohm, 250mW carbon film resistor||Multicomp|
|Clear acrylic enclosure for Raspberry Pi||Adafruit|
|Arduino Uno Revision 3 with DIP packaged ATMega328||Arduino|
|Standard USB A to B cable||GC Electronics|
|Jumper wires for use on breadboard||Bud Industries|
|SF800 Flow Meter||Swissflow SF800 low pressure flow meter||Swissflow|
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