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Genki
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2020-02-04 1:59 am  

Hi.

I'm new to electronics and have just started tinkering on the Arduino. I've been using the Raspi for a couple of years. Mostly to run whole home ad blocking (PieHole is a remarkably nice solution) 
 
In particular I am interested in using the Arduino and Pi to interface to the 12v systems on my boat.
 
First I aim to make a 12v Bilge Pump Monitor and also learn how to monitor the 12v batteries.
 
I've been tinkering with voltage dividers so that I can have the Arduino read the 12v bank voltage and next up I'm going to try using an Optocoupler to sense when the 12v bilge pump comes on. A problem may be that the bilge pump could pull 12v at 6 amperes...
 
Anyway looking forward to learning.
 
Thank you !
 

Genki

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ZeFerby
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2020-02-04 3:41 pm  

Welcome @genki  !

Eric


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HAL9000
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2020-02-04 4:01 pm  

Welcome from newbie to newbie, Genki!


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 dxj
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2020-02-11 3:41 pm  

Welcome aboard mate.


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VE1DX
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2020-02-15 7:28 pm  

@genki

Welcome to the Workshop Forums!  It sounds like you have some interesting projects in mind.  There are a lot of experts here, and they have helped me in many ways.  I'm sure you will find the same. Just ask, and one of the gurus will assist!

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