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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:59 pm

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1. If it doesn't have a ground wire, then it shouldn't need one.

2. Putting a ground wire in your tank would be more likely to kill the fish if there was a leak as the electricity would flow through the water from the pump to the ground.
Well, I very much agree with you on point 1.
But for point 2. I am not very sure.

Rpi/Esp8266 controlled DC12V Dry/Wet Water Pump for the Rooftop Garden Fish Tank

Whether grounding the fish water tank is a good or a bad idea, I think it is unfair to the fish to live near a AC200V water pump.

Looking back, I must confess that I did not think thoroughly before buying the 220VAC water pump. I did not realize that the water pump must be submerged in water to operate. In other words, it cannot dry run.

So I decided to buy another water pump. This time from TaoBao, a 140 yuan, high class, medical use, 12VDC brushless DC motor with adjustable speed.
https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?_u=f3t ... 6993226670

It is similar to the Aliexpress pump below:

AliExpress DC 12V Solar Hot Water Circulation Pump Brushless Motor Water Pump 3M
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Description:

the pump is perfect for the family home thermal solar systems or any circulation pump application where conventional power is not available.

Horizontal inlet and outlet with rotatable cap, easy installation. Max operating temperature up to 100°C with External circulating water flow.
Super long working life.low consumption & low noise. Amphibious design.Submersible installation and entirely waterproof.

DC 12V Hot/Cooling Water Circulation pump
Inlet/Outlet: 1/2" male thead
Voltage: 12V DC
Maximum Rated Current: 500MA
Max Flow Rate: 6.5 L/Min
Max Water Head: 3 metre
Max system pressure: 10Bar
Max circulating water temperature: 100°C
Low noise: 30db at 1 metre
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:44 pm

First about you electric shaver:
I think you got scammed with this one, you have the S3110 and NOT the S3580. Because when I look at the official webpage. It is stated as a dry electric shaver only. And you can only use water to clean you shaving head.

This is also stated in this offical link (Important Information Manual):
https://www.download.p4c.philips.com/fi ... im_nld.pdf
Never immerse the shaver in water.
Do not use the shaver in the bath or
in the shower
Always unplug the shaver before you
clean it under the tap.
And here is the official manual:
https://www.download.p4c.philips.com/fi ... fu_nld.pdf

Fish and earth
When looking back at our fish pond. We have used a uv filter, and the housing of that one is direcly connected to the means earth. And the fish are still swimming strong. I think is also about your savety. Because, if one of the wires (live or neutral) is touching the water. Your fish will not feel it*. However, when you touch the water, you will fill it big time.

And beside that, you pomp should have the correct certifications, then it is (among other things) double isolated and save to use. And if there is no connection to earth, don't make one.

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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:20 am

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Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:59 pm
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So I decided to buy another water pump. This time from TaoBao, a 140 yuan, high class, medical use, 12VDC brushless DC motor with adjustable speed.
https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?_u=f3t ... 6993226670

DC12V Solenoid Value Testing Notes

Now I am going to test DC12V a solenoid value. Ah, I made a mistake. It is a 24VDC solenoid value. I have 24VAC but no 24VDC. So I need a find an AC to DC rectifier.
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:37 am

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12VDC brushless DC motor with adjustable speed.
DC12V Solenoid Value Testing Notes
It is a 24VDC solenoid value. I have 24VAC but no 24VDC. So I need a find an AC to DC rectifier.

AC220V Input DC12V 2.5A Output Power Supply Unit
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:58 am

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AC220V Input DC12V 2.5A Output Power Supply Unit

24VDC 2.5A Power Supply Unit for testing 24V DC Solenoid
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:14 am

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AC220V Input DC12V 2.5A Output Power Supply Unit
24VDC 2.5A Power Supply Unit for testing 24V DC Solenoid

DC12V Pump Testing Notes

The DC12V pump also arrives.
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:43 am

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DC12V Pump Testing Notes
The DC12V pump also arrives.

Submerged Run Testing Notes


Under water run OK.


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Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:41 am

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DC12V Solenoid Value Testing Notes
Now I am going to test DC12V a solenoid value.

Flyback diode 1N5819 for 12VDC Solenoid

I will be using 1N5819 for flyback protection.

Last time I carelessly forgot to use any flyback diode, and burnt one TaoBao 18 yuan LM2596S based regulated power supply module.
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AliExpress Adjustable Regulated Power Supply Module LM2596 Buck Converter Meter Voltmeter 2596-SDC Step Down module US$3
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:18 pm

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DC12V Solenoid Value Testing Notes
Now I am going to test DC12V a solenoid value.
Flyback diode 1N5819 for 12VDC Solenoid
I will be using 1N5819 for flyback protection.
The time has come to test the solenoid.
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:05 pm

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Now I am going to test DC12V a solenoid value.

Sea DN15 DC 5~12V Hall Effect Water Flow Sensor

Now I am going to test the 14 yuan DC 5~12V Hall effect water flow sensor. I am not sure if this meter can submerge in water.

G1/2inch DN15 Transparent Water Flow Meter Flow Meter Hall Flow Sensor Indicator Counter Full Copper Water Flow Sensor US $3.20
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Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:01 am

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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:23 am

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Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 1 Assembly


Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 2 Testing the water

This pump comes with a wall wart with adjustable voltage 3V to 12V. I have never seen such an adjustable voltage wall wart, so I googled an article about wall wart to know more.

AC-DC Power Supplies - Using Wall Warts Hits: 51772
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Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 2 Testing the water


Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 3 The pipes are calling

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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

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Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 2 Testing the water
Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Part 3 The pipes are calling



Rpi3B+ ESP8266-12F Based WiFi Mobile Smart Fish Tank Making Notes - Hall effect flow sensor test

I varied the input to pump voltage from 10V down to 3.5V. The Hall effect sensor output wave form is very stable, from 24 Hz to 6.5 Hz. I need to do some calibration later, like flow in litres/min versus input voltage.

9.70V 24.0 Hz
9.02V 23.5 Hz
8.48V 21.5 Hz
8.00V 20.5 Hz
7.51V 19.6 Hz
7.00V 17.6 Hz
6.55V 16.6 Hz
6.00V 14.7 Hz
5.50V 12.7 Hz
5.01V 10.8 Hz
4.50V 8.3 Hz
4.00V 6.4 Hz
3.50V no repetitive wave form displayed (Update 2016oct20hkt1011: I guess water is flowing so slow that the Hall effect turbine is not moving.)
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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:50 am

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I varied the input to pump voltage from 10V down to 3.5V. The Hall effect sensor output wave form is very stable, from 24 Hz to 6.5 Hz. I need to do some calibration later, like flow in litres/min versus input voltage.



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Re: Relay Module KY-019 5V

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I varied the input to pump voltage from 10V down to 3.5V. The Hall effect sensor output wave form is very stable, from 24 Hz to 6.5 Hz. I need to do some calibration later, like flow in litres/min versus input voltage.

Poorman's Smart Water

Now that I know how to play with solenoid valve, flow meter etc, I am thinking of doing more smart things, perhaps smart water and bath room. First thing first is to move the fish tank into the bath room, so that anything out of control will not flood my mult-function computer/study/game/bed room, ... :)

My mid term dream is to convert my little dirty bath room into a great, clean, smart, high tech, water saving user friendly experience, then me, a Crazy Poor Asian, won't feel jealous of those rich guys' smart baths.

Appendix - Smart Water Smart Bathroom

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Six must-have smart bathroom gadgets
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Smart Water
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Smart Water enhances every bathroom ritual, whether at the sink, shower, or tub. This newest technology lets you customize the entire bathroom experience to your exact preferences. Fill your tub to the precise desired temperature and volume with a push of a button, or turn water on and off at the bathroom sink with a foot sensor.

Smart Water supports your most common behaviors in the bathroom, and because there aren’t any complicated menus, it’s easy-to-use. Many functions require just a push of a button.

Key Features

Tub
- Use the app or display switch to automatically fill the tub to your preset desired temperature and level.
- The app alerts you when the tub is full.

Shower
- Each family member can select his or her name on the display switch for personalized settings.
- Choose from a variety of preprogrammed scenarios.
- The memory function lets you turn water off to shave your legs, for example, and turn it back on at precisely the same settings – saving water.

Washbasin
- Turn water on and off with the foot sensor for hands-free control
- The memory function saves water in-between daily bathroom rituals
- Incorporate multiple outlets, like the rotating water outlet or pull-out spray. No separate diverter is needed for the sink, shower or tub.

User-Friendly
- Simple display switch and control knobs
- No complicated menus
- All options on the first level
- Easy to work with wet hands – not a touch screen
- ‘Plug ‘n’ play’ installation makes it easy to install


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Poorman's Smart Water

Poorman's Smart Water Assembly Notes - Part 1 Fish Tank on Bath Top
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Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 1 - Fish Tank on Bath Top

Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 2 - Cat Spa

Beside the fish tank, I am thinking of also placing two spa tubs in the rooftop garden, ...

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Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 2 - Cat Spa
Beside the fish tank, I am thinking of also placing two spa tubs in the rooftop garden, ...

Spa Tubs in the Rooftop Garden

I have bought more flex pipes from TaoBao for the cat spa tub.

Female Flex Stainless Steel Braided Water Supply Pipe with Poly Inner Core 1/2-Inch
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1/2-Inch SS (Stainless Steel) FIP (Female Iron Pipe) x 1/2-Inch fip x 12-Inch
Use to connect most faucets to water source
Easy and simple use kit
Manufactured in China
Lead free product
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[color=#FF0000]Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 2 - Cat Spa[/color]
Beside the fish tank, I am thinking of also placing two spa tubs in the rooftop garden, ...
Spa Tubs in the Rooftop Garden
I have bought more flex pipes from TaoBao for the cat spa tub.

Cat spa tub weekend plumbing work
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Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 1 - Fish Tank on Bath Top
[color=#FF0000]Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 2 - Cat Spa[/color]
Beside the fish tank, I am thinking of also placing two spa tubs in the rooftop garden, ...
Spa Tubs in the Rooftop Garden
I have bought more flex pipes from TaoBao for the cat spa tub.
Cat spa tub weekend plumbing work - Part 1

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Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 1 - Fish Tank on Bath Top
Poorman's Smart Water Design - Part 2 - Cat Spa[/color]
Cat spa tub weekend plumbing work - Part 2

Cat spa tub weekend plumbing work - Part 3

Now I am order a digital float ball switch from TaoBao, for 14 yuan. I could not figure out how the things works, just by looking at the illustrations. So I need to wait for its arrival, hopefully in 2 days. I think I can use it for the cat spa tub.

Float Ball Switch
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1/4 inch PE (Polyethylene) pipe for water pump

Now I am using 1/4 inch PE pipe for the water pump, because 1/2 inch is too awkward to handle.

AliExpress 5 Meter/Lot Meters PE Tube Tubing Hose Pipe for RO Water Filter System 1/4" - US$5
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1/4 inch PE (Polyethylene) pipe for water pump
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AliExpress plastic 1/2" to 1/4" adapter
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Weekend Plumbing Work Plan

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Cat love hot water!!! - 132,685 views
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お湯がたりなーい - 5,229,162 views
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