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Controlling multiple temp sensors with 1-wire

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Through a lot of fun reading, it appears that the most commonly used temperature sensors in these controllers is called a Dallas (now maxim apparently) DS18B20. These use a proprietary one wire communication that allows you to hook up as many of these as you want with only one data wire. The sensors have 3 [...]

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The Controllertron: Parts list

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a loose list, things will be added as I go but I wont remove anything I dont use. I tend to buy in larger numbers to support screw ups as well. Over time I may even fill out where I got the parts from. -Float switch x4 -Temp sensor x6 -ENC28j60 ethernet module [...]

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The Controllertron: Features list

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Well, everyone can say that they want a miracle device, I do. Here is my list of tentative features. As time passes, I will mark off what I have actually succeeded at. Items in Green are what has been accomplished   Features List SENSORS Temp -Sump -Auto shut off heater if too high, Sound siren [...]

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Oh no, not this agian…

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Well, yet again Ive gotten myself in far over my head. I am, or should I say was, a bit of an aquarium dabbler. I had a fish tank, I had a few fish and I had no idea what I was doing. Well, the only thing that has changed since then is that all [...]

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