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Rain Sensor

I thought it would be interesting to add a rain sensor to my tipping bucket rain gauge. Because it take time for the bucket to fill and does not always tip right when it stops raining a sensor that detects … Continue reading

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Switching Power Supply

My magnetometer sensor is going to run off a 12 volt lead acid battery charged with a solar panel. The main power needed is 5 V DC so a regulator to convert the battery voltage to 5 V DC is … Continue reading

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