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post #138 of (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by theblondskeleton View Post

Now, to see how I can use this bad boy to control my CO2 - I'm SO sick of my mechanical timers getting jammed. Do you know of anyone who has a code/setup for this?
If all you need to do is activate a solenoid- That's easy. Just use a relay that accepts a 5V control signal. You can then switch the power to your solenoid "on/off" with the addition of a little extra code added to your lighting program. Here's some reading material for you-
Controllable Power Outlet - SparkFun Electronics

225 Gal, Glass "Reef Ready" w/ dual Iwaki Pumps & 2 Ocean Clear inline filters. Makers 72" heat sink w/ 12 NanoBox V3 led arrays, custom built CC drivers. All controlled by a BlueFish "mini" Led Controller. iAqua Aquarium Controller , and a 20lb CO2 system w/ Milwaukee Ph Controller.
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