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by mr moab
Sat Jan 09, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Sensing sump pump activity
Replies: 7
Views: 1938

Re: Sensing sump pump activity

Thank you for the idea.

Float is integrated and this is a submersible pump, water reaches the top of the pump housing at about the same time the float switch trips. Seems like any relay would need to be submersible.
by mr moab
Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Sensing sump pump activity
Replies: 7
Views: 1938

Sensing sump pump activity

I am working on a project to provide feedback on the operation of a sump pump sitting in a cistern. The primary goal is to be notified if the cistern is full, indicating the pump is not working. I have that worked out by using a float switch and having the RPi send me a text message. Loving that sol...

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