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Posted: December 07 2006 at 14:05 | IP Logged Quote krommetje

Hi all,

I have been trying to get this idea out of my head but no dice:

I would like to make something that reacts when a temporary loss of light (sudden build-up of clouds e.g.) causes PH to switch the lights on... I have been thinnking of an LDR connect to an SM10 but I don't want the lights to flicker when lightlevel is near the limit...

any ideas on this?
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Posted: December 07 2006 at 17:49 | IP Logged Quote TonyNo

What about using the dusk/dawn sensor on a Hawkeye (X10 motion detector) or similar?
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Posted: December 09 2006 at 07:12 | IP Logged Quote krommetje

I have been thinking about that but the dusk/dawn sensor is not adjustable, what I want is that during the day when the light level becomes too low, the lights turn on even if it is for 5 or 10 minutes....

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Posted: December 09 2006 at 10:19 | IP Logged Quote TonyNo

I have seen a 1-wire "solar sensor" around the boards before that would seem to do what you want.

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Posted: December 17 2006 at 05:24 | IP Logged Quote krommetje

Yes something like that, I was able to find a partlist..
let me see if I can build it myself...
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