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Introduction Hydroponics is the science of growing plants without soil. Nutrients are fed directly to the plant via nutrient solution in a very carefully monitored environment. This level of control allows us to predict various parameters such as yield, time to bear fruit, etc. There are certain...
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I had mentioned in an earlier blog that I was using a couple of 74HC4067s to expand my data acquisition system to 32 input lines and 4 MAX7219s to display this data with the help of 32 7-segment LED displays . In this blog, I'll elaborate on the programming that went into making this happen...
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This phase in the project seems to be progressing slowly - probably because the activity I find myself involved in is very "non-electronic". I ended up riding across town to a distributor's warehouse and found myself a cylinder of CO2. It's a refillable canister of CO2 used in a table-top soda...
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Even though Rob kept insisting we start documenting our work, I figured I had time and I'd do it in the end and what resulted was a very painful last-minute rush yesterday. Thankfully, there's a 1-week extension and I plan to update this blog on a daily basis, starting today. My name is...

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