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Raspberry Pi Web-Enabled Irrigation Bypass Project

A Better Solution The problem with rain sensors lies within how they are engineered. My particular rain sensor works by using absorbent cork discs to detect moisture. When it rains, the discs swell-up with water, depressing a switch which disables the watering. The watering is enabled again when the discs dry-out and contract, releasing the …

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Raspberry Pi Irrigation Controller

Gardening improves health and quality of life, connecting us to our local environment. Plus, you can eat organic fruits and veggies at very little cost. Yet for all these fantastic benefits, remembering to water can still take a backseat to our busy lives. Fortunately, home automation is easier than ever with inexpensive and accessible microcontrollers …

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