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December 31, 2007

Solar Picaxe Pool Fountain

at 10:01 am. Filed under DIY Hacks, Electronic Hacks

If you have a pool why not spend the winter months building something to enjoy in the warmer months? Have a look at this pool project for some inspiration.

“This is a solar powered microcontroller driven pool fountain. It was designed to provide an entertaining, pleasant visual and audible water effect in a cordless low-maintenance device.


The basic hardware design has the following features:

– Low-voltage battery powered
– Solar charged (normally)
– Battery voltage sensing
– LED status indicator
– User controllable
– Dual ported water pump
– Weatherproof
– Waterproof
– Self-contained”