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by sdzafovic
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: Reel for lowering a sensor
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: Reel for lowering a sensor

1/8" wire rope or something similar.

I wasn't thinking of nylon fishing line, but if there is a nylon product that could serve the same purpose, I'd be happy to use that instead.
by sdzafovic
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: Reel for lowering a sensor
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Reel for lowering a sensor

I am looking for a small reel that can be hooked up to an Arduino/DC motor combo and used to lower a sensor into water and recover it. The maximum depth would be 10 metres. All the reels I have seen are much larger and would be massive overkill for my purposes. Does anyone know of a reel that might ...
by sdzafovic
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: Arduino cellular communication
Replies: 4
Views: 2350

Re: Arduino cellular communication

The Electron isn't sold out. I just got one. Comes with a SIM card and data plan is $US 2.99/month.

The asset tracker is marked as sold out though.
by sdzafovic
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: Arduino cellular communication
Replies: 4
Views: 2350

Re: Arduino cellular communication

yeah, I think I will end up going with the Particle electron on this one.
by sdzafovic
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Reader Projects
Topic: Arduino cellular communication
Replies: 4
Views: 2350

Arduino cellular communication

I have been trying to develop an Arduino controlled weather station that will upload readings via a cell modem. Originally I bought an MG 2639 cellular shield from Sparkfun. I can read the information off of the SIM card in the shield, but I can't get it to respond to or send text messages. I contac...