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Forum: DIY 08-24-2014, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Curt_Planted
I was playing around tonight with my remote and...

I was playing around tonight with my remote and adjusting my two lights for different color accents and found it looks amazing with different colors on the lights (one red one orange-yellow so it...
Forum: DIY 06-21-2014, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Curt_Planted
Looks great Nayr! Did you specifically have it up...

Looks great Nayr! Did you specifically have it up the reds more at the start? I've been meaning to try playing with that to make the hues match the changes in a real sunrise (red to orange to yellow...
Forum: DIY 05-14-2014, 03:48 AM
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Posted By Curt_Planted
Nayr, set the lighting where you want it and hard...

Nayr, set the lighting where you want it and hard code it at each setting to one of the custom mode buttons on the remote. Then after each transition just send that command so it ends up where you...
Forum: DIY 05-14-2014, 03:45 AM
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Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Kits? :):):)

Kits? :):):)
Forum: DIY 05-12-2014, 04:35 AM
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Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Mustang, that looks awesome!! Are you going to...

Mustang, that looks awesome!! Are you going to encase the whole of it with additional metal panels? Wish I had access to the cutters at my work but I'm sure you know how the big soul-less...
Forum: DIY 05-08-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Nayr2 that sounds like my code! Great minds! :)...

Nayr2 that sounds like my code! Great minds! :) Post your code so I can steal any improvements! :icon_mrgr
Forum: DIY 05-06-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Welcome Chinton! Good idea on the thermometer...

Welcome Chinton! Good idea on the thermometer backup! When I was shopping for heaters I read quite a few horror stories of people's fish getting cooked. If your using a water level switch for an...
Forum: DIY 04-27-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Oh I've got it covered now. The issue was the co2...

Oh I've got it covered now. The issue was the co2 was driven off of a very cheap mechanical timer and the lights a precision microcontroller. There was alot of timing drift from the timer and turning...
Forum: DIY 04-24-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Thanks Zodduska! It's definately a different look...

Thanks Zodduska! It's definately a different look than yours. Yours is more aquascape art, mine is more just jungle with too many fish! :) I don't even need to dose KN04. Currently my stock is:

2...
Forum: DIY 04-19-2014, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Curt_Planted
Beautiful tank!! Here's mine...

Beautiful tank!! Here's mine...
Forum: DIY 04-16-2014, 05:15 AM
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Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Looks good. The change to the counter...

Looks good. The change to the counter initialization isn't needed, but will speed up any initial sunset (assuming it is never set above 21 lighting level when you start the program). In the interest...
Forum: DIY 04-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
That should be pretty simple. Anywhere you see a...

That should be pretty simple. Anywhere you see a sunrise command swap it for a custom accent function with the lighting level you want. FYI I'm down to 9 hours lighting on my tank. These lights are...
Forum: DIY 04-14-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Here is the latest code with moonlight and co2...

Here is the latest code with moonlight and co2 control. Hope someone finds it useful. Had to zip the text doc as the limits on text docs are pretty skimpy on this forum. There is plenty of cleaning...
Forum: DIY 04-12-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Mike, that's the same one. Your right about the...

Mike, that's the same one. Your right about the normally opened/closed but the control voltage is inverted for normally closed. High=off, Low=on, and it turns off if the control signal is...
Forum: DIY 04-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 537
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Posted By Curt_Planted
Just finished up the relay... was a bit perplexed...

Just finished up the relay... was a bit perplexed by this! I wanted it to keep the power off when the arduino is reset or the control pin is not configured (or comes unplugged) so the relay doesn't...
Forum: DIY 04-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
I know what you mean about adding stuff! I'm...

I know what you mean about adding stuff! I'm about to add a darn touch screen! Lol
Forum: DIY 04-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
I'm thinking for the case your better off going...

I'm thinking for the case your better off going DIY. I'm trying to figure out how to cut a square neatly into a plastic project box I bought at radio shack. Hot knife?

If there is a good case out...
Forum: DIY 03-31-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Zodduska, it will be a really simple addition to...

Zodduska, it will be a really simple addition to the code. I will add in a co2 start up offset variable so you can set how far in advance the co2 turns on before the lights, and a separate one for...
Forum: DIY 03-30-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Your welcome. So just to clarify how it works,...

Your welcome. So just to clarify how it works, the lighting level stays at whatever it was last set at. So if a lighting change time passes it activates the sunrise function and it stays at the full...
Forum: DIY 03-28-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Your welcome! Thanks for catching my dumb mistake...

Your welcome! Thanks for catching my dumb mistake on the time check code! :icon_redf :)
Forum: DIY 03-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Smile I have attached the latest sunrise/sunset code...

I have attached the latest sunrise/sunset code (siesta lighting) with custom accent at start and end. Use the RTC_time_set code to set the RTC timing with no error. Configure the time in that code to...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By Curt_Planted
Just wanted to put something out there for other...

Just wanted to put something out there for other purchasers to keep in mind. I replaced a $130 regulator with this one (the solenoid failed in just 2 days) and while it seems to work ok, keep in mind...
Forum: DIY 03-22-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Glad your enjoying your Arduinos Mustang! I go in...

Glad your enjoying your Arduinos Mustang! I go in spurts of obsession with it... just picked up a relay to combine co2 solenoid control with my lighting program. :)
Forum: DIY 03-15-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
Oh and 42 lighting steps through arduino...

Oh and 42 lighting steps through arduino transmissions, 21 with the remote. They must have included the answer to the universe in our lights :) I noticed that the dynamic effect transitions were much...
Forum: DIY 03-13-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 49,812
Posted By Curt_Planted
I went straight with loops for the...

I went straight with loops for the sunrise/sunset. To assure any missed transmissions dont lead to a drift in the actual lights brightness I followed the sunrise with a full spectrum command and the...
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