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WiFi Plant Watering ESP8266
I've had the same error in the past. Make sure you have the correct "Port " chosen in the IDE, and double check all your connections with the esp-01 and FTDI.
Hi,,When I compile my project give the following error:error: espcomm_upload_mem failedWhat's it?Thanks
hi sir can I have the cost for the product. I am staying in Singapore
No siphon effect with this project, this pump has plenty of power to push water up, down, left or right. And power outages are not common, I think our plants would survive missing 1 watering.
I did a non-wifi watering electronic setup and I thing i learned is that the water reservoir needs to be lower than the plant or you get siphon effect. To fix this you would need a valve. Also need to account for power outage if you are using a timer setup - I did this by writing to flash of a HC12S. - LouisB20
I'd probably put the tubing in the bottom of the pot so it's watered from the underside. This promotes root growth and avoids moist top soil which can become a problem (mold/pests). Besides that this seems like a really nice project with real world benefits. Congrats! :) - Eirinn
Thanks Eirinn, I think if you have good soil composition that promotes drainage you'll be fine. This project waters for 15 seconds, and at the end of that I have water beginning to come out the bottom. I've been watering like this for months, no mold, no pests and the biggest thriving indoor plant I've ever had.
The code can definitely be improved, but in this most basic setup, the physical gpio pin is tied to the timer widget. But, if you want to, you can switch it to the button by simply removing it from the timer then placing it on the button in the app. You can t have the same gpio pin for 2 widgets.V5 can be setup to show you the uptime of your device. Just in case you lose power you'll know how long its been running. You can use Value widget for this....
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