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jbrazio

Arduheater - Intelligent heat controller

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What an impressive project! There are some very bright people on SGL......

I’ll definitely be having a go at this one once the skills are up to it.

Thanks

Paul

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Thanks for the inspiration jbrazio,

Being a noob in electronics, this project started me to learn Arduino.

Instead of usb dongle or wifi, I added bluetooth so I can communicate with an app, made with Mit App Inventor 2 (open source). It gives temperature, humidity, dew point and dewlint temperatures in real-time, with a dew-drop, indicating when dew point has been reached. On another page, there are manual overrides and change of automated parameters, but this needs field-tests to do some tweaking. 

It is still far from finished, but it works on my breadboard prototype. The dewlints are not made yet. It took me a while to find an obsolete toaster to strip it from its Nichrome wire. 

Many thanks ! It got me through the cloudy winter evenings :D

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