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November 8, 2006

SerReg – PIC based PC Montor and Control System

at 5:57 am. Filed under Computer Hacks, Electronic Hacks

If you have a spare computer you might want to put it to good use as a monitor and control system.

“SerReg is a small home controller intended to turn your personal computer ( PC ) into a process control / data collection system. With the appropriate sensors SerReg can monitor physical variables such as pressure, temperature, light intensity, weight, movement etc, process the information and then use the result to control up to three physical devices such as motors, heaters, sirens, lights or other appliances around the home, office, laboratory or factory . You can program your appliances to operate automatically in conjunction with your weekly and daily schedule, manualy turn them on/off from your PC or use SerReg as a process ON/OFF controller to regulate some kind of physical variable ( process variable – PV ) to the desired value ( setpoint – SP ).”