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tedbear
Posted 2/9/2019 07:55 (#7308292 - in reply to #7307317)
Subject: RE: Integra, Direct Command and pressure


Southern Minnesota Between Freeborn & Wells
gemarsh - 2/8/2019 19:06

Going to tee into the analog pressure gauge, mounted to the 3 point sprayer with a raven pressure transducer and associated raven wiring to the direct command and the integra.

Have not ran a direct command system with a pressure transducer. Is there a setpoint that will announce a audible sound and/or popup window, like the setpoint of a remaing tank volume? If not, has anyone added a external buzzer or light, tee'd into the harness to allow such a warning?

Thanks


I have used a Direct Command system in several situations for several years but have never used a pressure transducer. I do have a manual pressure gauge that I can consult if I have doubts although realistically, I don't use it much. I have been opposed to electronic pressures sensors mainly due to their cost.

As far as an audible sound or popup window on the display, I don't believe there is such. I have made use of the tank low count down feature that you mention although I don't really use that much either. My tanks are easily visible from the cab and I have a mental idea of how far they should go.

I have been playing around last Winter and this with the Arduino microcontroller concept. It would be fairly easy to use one of these and a pressure transducer to create a display and/or alarm. This would be totally separate from the Ag Leader system but could incorporate a small display/warning light/audible alarm. I might even try to put one together as a hobby project since I have the parts available. Even if successful I doubt that I would put it to actual use since I haven't really had any pressure concerns.
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