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Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-29-2020, 01:21 PM
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

You want the opto to turn on around 1/2 input voltage for noise immunity, not at say 2V but 6V up. The 470R resistor across the opto LED wastes a few mA, so the 1k5 current is not entirely going...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-28-2020, 07:50 PM
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

It can hurt because it's another part that can get zapped if not done right. The MCU will have Schmitt trigger inputs as well.

The contactor switch is not a nice signal because it's close to mains...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-21-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 178
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

How is the power consumption of the board?
I'm not sure what is going on at the tank station but can't see solar power working with Ethernet, it uses a lot of current. Then just go POE if there is a...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-17-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 178
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

Don't forget the tank side does not have unlimited power.
It has to wake up a do a session when the tank empty switch is asserted, or every say 1/2 hour as well, get on the network and try send a...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-02-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 178
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

Both ends look not so great. The tank end has a cooling fan but the intake grille is blocked by the battery. Who has extra power to run the fan? I got longer battery life putting insulating foam on...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 09-11-2020, 01:47 PM
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Posted By redwire
Re: Remote pump control ideas.

I have:
1. Used private radios with yagi antennas at each end. Like 900MHz band.MDS TransNET (https://www.gegridsolutions.com/communications/catalog/transnet.htm)
Only works if you have a clear...
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