Soil Moisture Sensor (Raspberry Pi)

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Introduction: Soil Moisture Sensor (Raspberry Pi)

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Basic tutorial of how to setup a soil moisture sensor with the Raspberry Pi.

Step 1: Parts

RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH

4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7

16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal

120 pcs jumper cable: https://goo.gl/FDqZal

Soil Moisture Sensors: https://goo.gl/FDqZal

Step 2: Setup

VCC -> 5V

GND -> GND

SIG -> GPIO 21

Step 3: Code

1. Copy script to raspberry pi

2. Run script by typing "python soil.py" and hit enter to run

Step 4: Additional Info

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    Can a flexible probe be made to detect dehydration? This could be a great wearable.