Tag: 1-wire

Dusting Off My Plant Moisture Sensor System

This is an update on my garden temperature and moisture logging system that I installed in my previous garden. It was up and running for about a year before I took it down when we were going to move. Some of the weather data it collected can be found here. I used ordinary network cable

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How to Grow King-Size Red Beets

It pays to watch the soil moisture closely if you want large vegetables. I’ve had good results this year using my garden logging system. Actually my vegetables have gotten a little out of hand. I think the cat is a bit scared too 😉 : I’ve been kind of obsessed with soil moisture now that

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Soil Moisture Sensor Circuit Explained

Update 2011-09-05: I have created a new blog about electronics only – check it out here: Electronic measurements, NSLU2 and soil moisture sensor The 1-wire soil moisture sensor circuit I use in my garden is designed by Eric Vickery from http://www.hobby-boards.com. (c) 2006 Hobby Boards  Designed by Eric Vickery Title: Moisture Meter 3 Rev: 3

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Soil Moisture Sensor

Update 2011-09-05: I have created a new blog about electronics only – check it out here: Electronic measurements, NSLU2 and soil moisture sensor In the middle of the picture you can see the moisture meter board from hobby-boards.com and on the right the Watermark soil moisture sensor. When the moisture sensor gets wet its electrical

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