Automated Garden

Created on 08 Nov 2017

A smart garden is all you need to survive (off the grid)

Powered by solar, the Arduino-based smart garden will have a sprinkler that moves in 2-d space the automatically water plants with the ability to collect plant data.

@searly

Spencer Early

@chunminz

Chun Ming Jeffrey Zhang

@bhlee

Brian Lee

@ezeng

Evan Zeng

@eazheng

Emily Zheng

Part Cost Quantity Total
Spiral Wire Manager $7.84 1 $7.84
To mange pipes, wires etc, prevent from getting in way of moving parts
Arduino 3 motor shield $10.80 1 $10.80
Shield to control stepper motors
Sandisk 8GB SD Card $9.90 1 $9.90
Storage for Raspberry Pi's data logging
Raspberry Pi 3b $34.50 1 $34.50
Main computer for system, used for CV
GT2 Timing Belt Pulley 5PCs $10.89 1 $10.89
Pulley for linear motion
Adafruit Lithium Ion Battery Pack - 3.7V 6600mAh $34.44 1 $34.44
Hi power Li battery for entire system, rechargable
Ball Bushing Linear Motion 8mm x 15mm x 24mm Double Sealed 10 Pcs $11.16 1 $11.16
Bearings to connect moving part to the aluminum rods
5 Meters GT2 2mm Pitch 6mm Wide Timing Belt for 3D Printer CNC $7.96 1 $7.96
Timing belt for linear motion
2.5W 5V/500mAh Mini Encapsulated Solar Cell Epoxy Solar Panel $7.99 1 $7.99
Solar Panel for solar integration, charges battery
Borescope camera $26.99 1 $26.99
Camera for image analysis of plant grow and weed detection.
USB A to B cable $4.99 1 $4.99
Cable to communicate Arduino and Raspberry Pi
Black-Oxide Alloy Steel Socket Head Screw M1.6 x 0.35 mm Thread, 12 mm $7.31 1 $7.31
Particular length needed to mount limit switches onto moving parts
Zinc-Aluminum-Coated Alloy Steel Socket Head Screw M3 x 0.5 mm Thread $5.28 1 $5.28
Used to mount stepper motors
Zinc-Plated Steel Hex Nut Low-Strength, M1.6 x 0.35 mm Thread $8.76 1 $8.76
Nut for the M1.6 screw heads
6061 Aluminum 8 mm Diameter 3 ft $3.03 5 $15.15
Aluminum rods for linear motion (1 is spare) (Please choose 3 ft)
Project Totals: 19 $203.96
Track 1 Base Budget: $250.00
Preferred Vendor Budget Bonus: $0.00
Remaining Budget: $46.04