Pulsecounting and deepsleep based IoT water meter

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017 in hacks, wireless by DP


Tisham Dhar has written an article detailing his pulsecounting and deepsleep based IoT water meter project:

I admit to being a tiny bit obsessed with monitoring utility bills and gathering data on my usage patterns blow-by-blow. The energy monitoring has reduced my electricity bills, so I wanted to have a go at the water usage. Granted a lot of the water bill is fixed supply costs and sewerage charges which I can’t do much about.
A while ago I made some pulse counting breakouts with the DS1682+ RTC. I have finally got a chance to put them to good use interfacing with my mechanical water meter. The water meter has a spinning permanent magnet and in principle this can trigger a reed switch and generate pulses for accumulation by the RTC.

More details at Tisham Dhar’s blog.

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