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Forum: DIY   03-08-2017, 05:36 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Yup, diverjoe has one of those. He's looking to...

Yup, diverjoe has one of those. He's looking to this system to replace that entirely. His comment on it was that it was too limited/restrictive.

Thanks!
Forum: DIY   03-08-2017, 01:08 AM
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Posted By crazymittens
Submitted two 'module ideas' on the github repo...

Submitted two 'module ideas' on the github repo for IR/camera ideas. :)
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 07:21 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Stuff like 'camera time lapse' would be a 'sensor...

Stuff like 'camera time lapse' would be a 'sensor package' kinda thing (?). A module you add to your configuration or visualization setup. Good point to think outside of just sensor data...hmmm...!...
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 06:59 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
It would be a good excuse to get a full reef...

It would be a good excuse to get a full reef tank... Sharknado?

But how can we know that it'll work!? :D
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 06:45 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
If I was going to make a business of this, totes....

If I was going to make a business of this, totes. :P Don't forget the all-important 'catastrophic electrical failure during a massive flood' test.
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 06:37 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
lol

lol
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 06:20 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Verrrrry cool!!! I have mentally noted you as...

Verrrrry cool!!! I have mentally noted you as 'the guy' to harass with questions. :) Pretty sweet gig for a day job! Is that primarily home automation then? Moteinos sound like something to look...
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Just as a heads up, it's probably best to read...

Just as a heads up, it's probably best to read through the whole thread. The project has taken a number of twists and turns. :)

I think our next steps will be to completely abandon the...
Forum: DIY   03-07-2017, 03:54 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Nice - good to have some confirmation that the...

Nice - good to have some confirmation that the design pattern is not out in left field.

Tell us more about your project!
Forum: DIY   03-06-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
Had a scintillating conversation with mister...

Had a scintillating conversation with mister Diverjoe! Here's where we ended up...

the above diagram is out of date...
node-red will be a foundational piece
IoT is the way to go
...
Forum: DIY   03-04-2017, 03:23 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Got some precious time to think about this. Some...

Got some precious time to think about this. Some starting points for architecture, specification, plus an example (simple) logic loop. Jeepers!
...
Forum: DIY   03-04-2017, 02:03 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Also thinking about something akin to the...

Also thinking about something akin to the Megasquirt 'jim-stim', i.e. a test appliance to verify system functionality.

So if we take the concept of fundamental services:

Temperature service -...
Forum: DIY   03-04-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By crazymittens
Some random thoughts... I need to do a...

Some random thoughts...

I need to do a better job on the spec/design side of this. Right now it's just (really) vague diagrams and ideas. Coincidentally, I am looking into BDD/better...
Forum: DIY   03-04-2017, 01:14 AM
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Posted By crazymittens
Haha sounds like you're ahead of the curve here! ...

Haha sounds like you're ahead of the curve here! Maybe you should be spearheading this! ;)

Great, now I have more stuff to research...OpenHab/Cayenne...

Uh, will try to address...

Using a...
Forum: DIY   02-24-2017, 10:41 AM
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Posted By crazymittens
Very cool! Yeah, not cheap, but that technology...

Very cool! Yeah, not cheap, but that technology seems to run a lot of industry/infrastructure.

It would appear that we are both going to learn from this project. :) This is the thread that...
Forum: DIY   02-22-2017, 04:15 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Yes, please. :D Cool suggestions though! For...

Yes, please. :D Cool suggestions though! For anyone wanting to make this a business venture, sounds like that'd be the right direciton.

The goal of this is not to build industrial-worth...
Forum: DIY   02-21-2017, 03:30 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Nice, thanks. Yeah, at this point the real...

Nice, thanks.

Yeah, at this point the real questions are:

How far do we want to take this? i.e. modular design, easy to add/remove rules?
Do we want this driven via UI? Mobile?
...
Forum: DIY   02-18-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
lol or not. Code comments are in Russian. I...

lol or not. Code comments are in Russian.

I think we'll just keep the scope limited and have fun. :)
Forum: DIY   02-18-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
After much delay (life), back to working on this....

After much delay (life), back to working on this. Thanks to learnings at work, the repo is now fully functional and includes documentation on how to use it!

Of course, I then came across this: ...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-23-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By crazymittens
Tie some yarn/string to a rock and place...

Tie some yarn/string to a rock and place throughout the bare tank. Walla, flow meter. :)
Forum: Tank Journals   12-13-2016, 12:11 PM
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Posted By crazymittens
Hee hee, the glass pucks are half the fun! ...

Hee hee, the glass pucks are half the fun!

My approach on the tank was similar to yours...wanted to hold off on CO2. I felt that doing the lighting right (i.e. dimmable LEDs) was worth it the...
Forum: DIY   11-28-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
Thanks, haha it'll sure be months, so don't hold...

Thanks, haha it'll sure be months, so don't hold your breath.

I learned a ProTip the other day...what I'm trying to build is a SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) system, so there...
Forum: DIY   10-30-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
Finally got a few hours to work on this. ...

Finally got a few hours to work on this.

Using docker-compose, we now have a database and a webservice - you can send 'sensor data' over to the webservice and it dumps it into the database
...
Forum: DIY   10-21-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
Started on the server piece, now have a node.js...

Started on the server piece, now have a node.js webservice that accepts POSTs w. JSON data! Woo! More components ordered, too.

Some geek notes on other stuff:

Going to use InfluxDB for the...
Forum: DIY   10-17-2016, 12:57 PM
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Views: 5,636
Posted By crazymittens
Spent some time this weekend getting Arduino...

Spent some time this weekend getting Arduino stuff set up. Using some sample project stuff got the Uno/W5500 shield online, also played around with buttons/LEDs. Lots of fun, but had some...
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