[svlug] Aquarium focused data acquisition

John Conover conover at rahul.net
Sun Oct 29 19:56:28 PST 2006


Nick Austin writes:
> I'm setting up a new salt water aquarium, and one of my goals for the project
> is to include a Linux based data acquisition system.
> 
> This system would be able to sample pH, ORP, Temp, etc sensors, and have the
> ability to switch outlets on and off, run dosing pumps, send alerts, and sound
> a local audible alarm.
> 
> I'm going to write all the software for control decisions, and may use
> Nagios for alerting.
> 
> The missing pieces are the data acquisition component, and relay driver
> system. An idea for a salt water friendly aquarium enclosure would also
> be helpful.
>

Maybe:

    http://www.weedtech.com/
    http://www.rentron.com/
    http://iguanaworks.net/ir/serial/

or if cost is an issue for the controllers:

    http://www.x10.com

	John

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