I got tired of kegs kicking at inconvenient times, I had some arduinos laying around and I am a bit of a nerd so thought I would make a kegbot system. It is a small server running on either a raspberry pi, linux machine or a tablet. An arduino board connects to the server and the flow meters connect to the arduino. Basically the arduino reads the signal from the flow meters and sends that to the server.
So far I have soldered the flow meters onto some cable and a 3 pin connector per flow meter (Jaycar)
I've attached a USB connection to the project box to go from the Raspbery Pi (kegbot server) to the arduino. The sockets for the connectors have been fitted onto the box, this should make soldering easier too. The arduino sketch has been uploaded and tested, the raspberry pi loaded with kegbot and tested.
Left to do is finish soldering the sockets and then hook them up to the arduino in the box. Then I need to screw on the barbed fittings to the flow meters and fit them into my keezer. Then run the connectors out of the keezer into the project box and I will be up and running.
I'm hoping to have it all running this weekend with a keezer tidy up happening, more to follow.
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