Archive for November, 2013

Command line control of arduino using ino

As we’re going to be programming the arduino via the raspberry pi over ssh, we need a command line tool to talk to the arduino. Luckilly several such ways exist, including make-files from several sources. I chose to use a tool called ino which seems to have packaged up the toolchain in a fairly decent […]

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Using the ACS712 Low Current Sensor

Gareth and I are using  ACS712 Low Current Sensors in our Aquaponics project. We’re using them to measure AC current. All we really need them to tell us is whether various pumps are on (and drawing 1/6 of an amp) or off. The raw value you get when you do an analogRead on the pin varies […]

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