The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Guide: Arduino based LED controller for Current Satellite LED+
View Single Post
Old 06-03-2014, 03:12 AM   #500
Algae Grower
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Canada
Posts: 9

Floating what? Floating GROUND, NOOB. I figured out why I was losing commands randomly. When I went from the IR LED to hard-wiring it to the lights I pulled out the pulldown resistor I was using. I can't believe I didn't think of it but that's what you get when you drop out of electronics for software engineering and don't do any projects at home for a few years.

Glad I've got that sorted out, but I've been busy getting everything else set up. Found a stand and I've been rebuilding it to my liking. Ran plumbing and electrical, put in the sump and filter. Tomorrow, I drill the tank and attach the overflow.

Here's a timelapse of a sunrise. My camera ran out of juice before I could record a whole 24hours:

Last edited by nayr2; 06-03-2014 at 06:37 AM.. Reason: video
nayr2 is offline   Reply With Quote