Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Photon new
Particle Photon
×1
SparkFun hygrometer
this is a soil moisture sensor... I used 4.
×4
Fairchild semiconductor pn2222abu. image
General Purpose Transistor NPN
these are used to provide 5v to the soil moisture sensors and to the relays. the photon only has 3.3v output.
×3
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Arduino Arduino 4 Relays Shield
I used a 2 relay shield..
×1
Hand tools and fabrication machines:
3drag
3D Printer (generic)
cnc
you will find creating the board to be easier in a CNC. you'll also find that cutting the wood for the shelf could be easier with a CNC.
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Soldering iron (generic)
oscilloscope
very handy for making sure your NPN switches are working properly.

Custom parts and enclosures

enclosures and shelves are in the fusion folder in the git repository

Schematics

circuit board is in the git repository.

Code

Plant Shelf - github
source code / fusion files / schematic / pictures / circuit board layout. everything you need to be able to replicate the project except the hardware and tools.

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