Jamie Illman
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Smart Dog Water Bowl

A water bowl that detects when it is dry and refills automatically through communication between two Particle devices.

IntermediateFull instructions provided6 hours100
Smart Dog Water Bowl

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Argon
Particle Argon
×1
Gravity: Analog Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor- Corrosion Resistant
DFRobot Gravity: Analog Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor- Corrosion Resistant
×1
5 mm LED: Red
5 mm LED: Red
×1
5 mm LED: Green
5 mm LED: Green
×1
Solderless Breadboard Half Size
Solderless Breadboard Half Size
×1
Photon
Particle Photon
×1
Relay Shield for Particle Photon I²C 8-Channel SPDT 10-Amp
ControlEverything.com Relay Shield for Particle Photon I²C 8-Channel SPDT 10-Amp
×1
DFRobot 12 V Solenoid Valve 1/2"
×1
Male/Female Jumper Wires
Male/Female Jumper Wires
×1
Male/Male Jumper Wires
×1
Development Kit Accessory, Jumper Wire Kit
Development Kit Accessory, Jumper Wire Kit
×1
AC/DC Power Supply, 1 Output
AC/DC Power Supply, 1 Output
×2
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
×1
Pet Water Dispenser
×1
Garden Hose
2 lenghts cut from this each less than 1 metre
×1
13mm Hose Connection
×1
o-rings
×2
Indoor Tap Adaptor
×1

Software apps and online services

Particle Build Web IDE
Particle Build Web IDE
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
To check serial values
Maker service
IFTTT Maker service
ThingSpeak API
ThingSpeak API
JLCPCB Easy EDA

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Wire Stripper & Cutter, 26-14 AWG Solid & Stranded Wires
Wire Stripper & Cutter, 26-14 AWG Solid & Stranded Wires
Multitool, Screwdriver
Multitool, Screwdriver
Hacksaw
Round File
Drill / Driver, Cordless
Drill / Driver, Cordless
Mini Clamp

Story

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Schematics

Sensor Schematic

Solenoid Control Schematic

Code

Smart Dog Water Bowl

Credits

Jamie Illman

Jamie Illman

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