An Arduino Based Solar Water Heater Controller

Le Wed 01 March 2017

We were less than thrilled to find a power spike had gone through the house while we were away on holiday leaving our Solar Water Heater Controller's brains a bit addled. It was never a particularly good controller anyway and the suppliers are a pretty "prickly" bunch when it comes to trying to get information from them, so this was an opportunity to do what I had been meaning to do for a while. This article describes a home built solar water heater controller based on an Arduino. Now the set points are adjustable and able to be tuned to the local conditions. What more could you want in a solar water heater controller?

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Par Hamish Trolove, Catégorie : Tech Projects

Tags : Sensors / Electronics / Arduino / Energy / Renewable / Temperature /

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