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Getting Ready to test FLOAT SENSOR June 6, 2010

Posted by rik94566 in aquaponics, Float Sensor, sensor.
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In order to learn how this float sensor works some advance work needed to be done.  I needed a container to hold the actual unit that was water tight and allowed for the container to be drained.   


This build will allow for testing of a number of situations and help me gain a full understanding of how to use this sensor in aquaponic situations.  

Next I needed to finish the build by adding a method to read the sensor and drain water from the container.  So I added the following features to the float container.  I will cover more on how the wiring works and what is needed to get a reading off the sensor soon.  

Components for testing Float Sensor


Looking into the container you can see the drain hole, float and how they are positioned. 

Float and Drain positioned inside container



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