any help please on making a batch counter

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by johnno08, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. johnno08

    Thread Starter New Member

    Oct 26, 2010
    Hi to all i'm new to this site and could do with some help
    i need a up/down counter i.e i have a conveayor that takes 3 rolls of bread into an oven then an output to switch on the oven i need to to count each one so it knows 3 have gone in as the convayor moves the bread to the exit i need it to count down then when the last is out the timer to switch off the oven but if i put on 2 bread then the 3rd the 1st one comes out the counter to count up and down so it knows how many at one time is in the oven hope this makes sence to someone out there there would be a maximum of say 6 bread in the oven at any one time

    a little project to some i hope

    many many thanks inadvance
  2. Kermit2

    AAC Fanatic!

    Feb 5, 2010
  3. russ_hensel

    Distinguished Member

    Jan 11, 2009
    Or diy look at the arduino.