Ingo Lohs
Published © LGPL

Particle Photon Responds to Detected Moisture

As soon as moisture is detected on a sensor, the Photon triggers information to the user via IFTTT.

EasyFull instructions provided1.5 hours5
Particle Photon Responds to Detected Moisture

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor (with Screw Terminals)
SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor (with Screw Terminals)
self made with stainless steel from the welding sector
×1
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
optional
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1

Software apps and online services

Particle Build Web IDE
Particle Build Web IDE
Maker service
IFTTT Maker service

Story

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Schematics

MyWaterWarner

Mywaterwarner steckplatine hhzjpglbu8

Github

Code

MyWaterWarner v1.1

C/C++
// Double-Switch with Particle Photon - works without Libaries - tested with v0.7.0-rc.3
// Ingo Lohs, v1.1 v. 15.12.2018
// Projekt, um eine Flüssigkeit in einem Rohr bzw. Becken zu detektieren und eine Signalisierung via IFTTT abzugeben
// Einsatz bei Peter Ens

    /* 
             -----[    ]-----
     2xVCC  -|VIN        3V3|-    
     2xGND  -|GND        RST|-
            -|TX        VBAT|-
            -|RX         GND|- 
            -|WKP         D7|-
            -|DAC         D6|-
            -|A5          D5|-
            -|A4          D4|- SwitchSensor_Rohr DIGITAL-PIN > Becken
            -|A3          D3|-     
            -|A2          D2|-      
            -|A1          D1|- SCL 
            -|A0          D0|- SDA = SwitchSensor_Rohr DIGITAL-PIN > Rohr
              \____________/
             
    */

// **************

const int SwitchSensor_Rohr = D0;   // Sensor mit VCC/GND/DIGITAL-PIN an PIN D0 vom Photon
const int SwitchSensor_Becken = D4; // Sensor mit VCC/GND/DIGITAL-PIN an PIN D4 vom Photon
const int internalLED = D7; 
bool firstfire_switch_Rohr = true;
bool firstfire_switch_Becken = true;
unsigned long lastmillis = 0; // time for interation the loop

void setup() {
 pinMode(SwitchSensor_Rohr,INPUT);
 pinMode(SwitchSensor_Becken,INPUT);
 pinMode(internalLED,OUTPUT);
 Serial.begin(9600);
}

void loop() 
{
    if ((millis() - lastmillis) > 1000) {
        lastmillis = millis();
        readData_Switch_Rohr();
        readData_Switch_Becken();
    }
}

void readData_Switch_Rohr() {

/*
https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00ZR3B60I
Betriebsspannung 3.3V-5V.
PCB Größe: 3cm * 1.6cm.
Stromleuchte (rot) und digitale Schalt-Ausgangsanzeige (grün).
*/

  int proximity_Rohr = digitalRead(SwitchSensor_Rohr); 
  
    if (proximity_Rohr == 1) 
    {
    Serial.println("Alles ok - Switch am Rohr open");  
    digitalWrite(internalLED, LOW);
    firstfire_switch_Rohr = true;
    }
    else if ((proximity_Rohr == 0) and (firstfire_switch_Rohr == true))
    {
    Serial.println("1. Alarm - Switch am Rohr closed");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    firstfire_switch_Rohr = false;
    Particle.publish("myWaterWarner", "Wasseraustritt am Rohr", PRIVATE);
    }
    else if ((proximity_Rohr == 0) and (firstfire_switch_Rohr == false))
    {
    Serial.println("2. Alarm - Switch am Rohr closed a while");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    firstfire_switch_Rohr = false;
    }
    else
    {
    Serial.println("Switch ERROR Reading Value - am Rohr");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    delay(500);
    digitalWrite(internalLED, LOW);
    delay(500);
    } 

} 


void readData_Switch_Becken() {

/*
https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00ZR3B60I
Betriebsspannung 3.3V-5V.
PCB Größe: 3cm * 1.6cm.
Stromleuchte (rot) und digitale Schalt-Ausgangsanzeige (grün).
*/

  int proximity_Becken = digitalRead(SwitchSensor_Becken); 
  
    if (proximity_Becken == 1) 
    {
    Serial.println("Alles ok - Switch am Becken open");  
    digitalWrite(internalLED, LOW);
    firstfire_switch_Becken = true;
    }
    else if ((proximity_Becken == 0) and (firstfire_switch_Becken == true))
    {
    Serial.println("1. Alarm - Switch am Becken closed");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    firstfire_switch_Becken = false;
    Particle.publish("myWaterWarner", "Wasseraustritt am Becken", PRIVATE);
    }
    else if ((proximity_Becken == 0) and (firstfire_switch_Becken == false))
    {
    Serial.println("2. Alarm - Switch am Becken closed a while");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    firstfire_switch_Becken = false;
    }
    else
    {
    Serial.println("Switch ERROR Reading Value - am Becken");
    digitalWrite(internalLED, HIGH);
    delay(500);
    digitalWrite(internalLED, LOW);
    delay(500);
    } 

} 

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Credits

Ingo Lohs

Ingo Lohs

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I am well over 40 years and come from the middle of Germany. You can contact me also in German. Donation for projects: paypal.me/ingolohs

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