Re: Before I go reinventing someone elses wheel....

Jeremy Edwards

Spitballing an idea....

I wonder if you might consider setting up a HTML page with live system info on the PI...

...and then use a free monitoring tool like uptime robot to get your emails:

Jeremy Edwards

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe."

On Mon, Nov 1, 2021 at 8:05 AM Basil Gunn <basil@...> wrote:


I've done something similar with detecting when my well pump comes on.
The email part was pretty straight forward because Linux has a number of
command line email clients.

I used:
  mutt - email client
  postfix - email server
  paclink-unix - winlink support

For the AC detection circuit I used a Linrose B2150A3 Amber Neon Pilot light as
an Opto-isolated AC Voltage Sensor. Some links below for reference:

* [[ | How to detect AC voltage (not measuring)]]
* [[ | Opto-Isolated AC Voltage Sensor]] - Daniel Porrey
* [[ | Linrose B2150A3 Amber 105-125VAC Neon Pilot Light]]

I would run the RPi from 12 Volts using some buck regulator.

/Basil n7nix

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