Irrigation Hat, build a Smart Irrigation and Automation system using the raspberry PI capabilitiesDesigned by Hydrosys4 in Italy
The Irrigation Hat board aims to create a Smart irrigation and automation system using the raspberry PI capabilities. The board is designed to work with the open source software Hydrosys4. With its...Read More…
The Irrigation Hat board aims to create a Smart irrigation and automation system using the raspberry PI capabilities.
The board is designed to work with the open source software Hydrosys4. With its nice web interface the system offers high flexibility in the setting of watering scheduling , it supports automation functions and sensors data logging, it can send emails with reports and photo of your garden.
On top of it, with its modular design the system can support from 4 to 12 irrigation lines, if compared to other commercial smart irrigation systems, this one can be implemented with a fraction of the price.
The package will include the board as in the picture.
The board includes the following parts:
The board is compatible with the Raspberry PI3 and Raspberry PI zero W, (raspberri PI4 will be supported soon).
The supported Relays board are 5vdc they are commonly available, for the specifications of the relay board connector please refer to the link at the end of this chapter.
The compatible valves are Normally closed type, latching valves are not supported.
The relays can be used to connect valves but also other equipment likes fans, heaters, etc.
Details about the supported hardware can be found here: Link to hardware description
The Hydrosys4 software uses the raspberry PI WiFi and a web interface to configure all the aspects of the system.
To install the Software all you need to know is how to write an .img file on a SD card, here the link to the Hydrosys4 installation and setting guide: SW Installation&Setting
The system implements direct internet connection between your devices and the Raspberry PI, no external servers are involved (unlike almost all the other automation systems in the market).
The system is simple to implement even for non technical people it does not require experience with Raspberry PI, programming and electronics, you need just a little bit of knowledge of how a switch works and how to connect valves to a power supply. In any case, this video might give some useful info: Relays and Valves connection
For a minimum setup with 4 irrigation lines you will additionally need to purchase:
There is a dedicated website and some youtube videos with step by step guide.
For More info you can refer to:
Youtube: Valves&Relays connection
For more info you can refer to website: Hydrosys4 website
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Poste Italiane: Standard Rate - US
standard shipping, no tracking code, 30 days delivery time.
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