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[DPRG] Water pressure sensors recomendations?

Subject: [DPRG] Water pressure sensors recomendations?
From: Doug Emes dougemes at gmail.com
Date: Mon Apr 9 16:26:09 CDT 2012

I would try floating a piece of foam on top the water level, and firing a
sonar down to it.
On Apr 9, 2012 2:22 PM, "-Old Dog-" <puppy_dog500 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello All:
>
> While this isn't about robotics, it does fall under automation and
> sensors.
>
> I've installed a rain barrel in my back yard, and am trying to devise a
> solid way to measure how much water is in it. I'd like to do so by placing
> a pressure sensor at the barrel's bottom, then calculating depth based on
> pressure. Can anyone recommend a water pressure sensor, that can (1) be
> submerged, (2) run low level DC voltage and (3) provide a reading between
> the ranges of 1 and 1.1 ATM?
>
> Thanks guys.
> -Martin
>
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