16 October 2017
BUILD IT YOURSELF
Last month’s article discussed the
hardware and construction of the
Irrigation Watch. Now, we will take
an in-depth look at the software and
conclude with calibration and use.
In Part 1, part of the oscilloscope screen was cut off in
Figure 8. You can see the screen in this photo that
shows how the spikes were eliminated.
By Donald Palmer
WATCH Part 2
A Microcontroller Based
System to Stop Water Leaks
and Save Money
Figure 1 shows the flowchart for the Irrigation Watch
software. The Irrigation Watch software was written in
Microchip’s XC8 programming language using their
MPLAB X IDE development tool as mentioned in Part 1.