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Robo-Tank Features

  • Centralized Scheduling System
    • Create schedules for 5 systems in central location (AC outlets, DC accessories, dosing pumps, feeder and maintenance)
    • Each type of schedules can be viewed in an easy to read sort-able list
    • View list of all upcoming schedules in an easy to read list
    • Schedules can be set to run any day or selected days or week or X number of days
    • Actions are logged when schedules run
    • Schedules can be set on or off with multiple repeats for advance scheduling
  • Centralized Alert System
    • Create alerts based on any parameter available
    • List of parameters is updated to reflect what you have
    • Alert can be audible, email or coming soon a home page notification
    • Adjust volume for each alert
    • Setting to beep once or continuous
  • Custom Rules
    • Create custom rules using any parameter such as temperatures, pH, flow, float switches etc...
    • Custom rules control any AC outlet, DC accessory or dosing pump
    • Parameters and equipment available will reflect what you have connected, don't see what you don't have
    • Setup audio alerts and emails when custom rules run
    • Setup home page notification when custom rules run (coming soon)
    • Setup timer so custom rule doesn't run until sensor is stable
    • Setup timer so dosing pumps don't run too often
    • Option to ignore custom rule if feeding mode is running
    • Option to ignore custom rule if maintenance mode is running
    • Option to ignore custom rule if equipment schedule is running or not
    • Custom rules can be set to run only during feed mode or up to 255 minutes after feed ends
    • Custom rules can be set to run only during maintenance mode or up to 255 minutes after maintenance ends
    • Actions are logged when custom rules runs
  • Automatic Top Off System (ATO)
    • Flood proof system
    • Float switch to monitor water levels
    • Backup float switch not reliant on controller which means it works in the worst case scenarios
    • Adjustable emergency timer to stop ATO if sensors fail, can be set in minutes and seconds
    • Option to disable ATO during feeding mode
    • Option to disable ATO during maintenance mode
    • Selectable sensor type with matching images
    • Analog sensors have an adjustable sensitivity level
    • Use DC or AC pump for refilling tank (note backup float only works with DC accessory port)
    • Use main ATO sensor with custom rules to controller any other equipment when ATO starts and stops
    • If ATO malfunctions the system is disabled until
    • Actions are logged when ATO runs, stops or malfunctions
  • Automatic Fish Feeding Mode
    • Control feeder automatically or manually
    • Select AC outlets status during feeding
    • Select DC Accessories status during feeding
    • Set length of feeding
    • Set max number of feeds allowed per
    • Setup custom rules to run during feed or for up to 255 minutes after feeding mode ends
    • Create multiple schedules to run feeder
    • Enable/disable auto fish feeder
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
    • Run Auto Feeder from internet (phone or computer)
  • Automatic Maintenance Mode
    • Control maintenance mode automatically or manually
    • Select AC outlets status during maintenance
    • Select DC Accessories status during maintenance
    • Set length of maintenance
    • Setup custom rules to run during maintenance or for up to 255 minutes after feeding mode ends
    • Create multiple schedules to run maintenance
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
  • Data Logging / Graphs
    • All sensor data available is logged
    • All equipment actions are logged
    • Equipment log can be read on display in a list form
    • Data stored on SD card
    • Each parameter has its own folder and new file created every day
    • Files names use date
    • Data saved in CSV format files for easy importing to Excel or other programs
    • View daily, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly graphs for each parameter
    • Switch between bar graph or line chart
    • Turn vertical grid on or off
    • View live sensor reading on graph
    • Recall 10+ years of data
  • 16 Channels For Controlling LED's
    • 12-Bit PWM signal 0-5v (0-100%)
    • 4095 steps for very smooth dimming
    • Control all 16 channels independently
    • Display adjustment sliders have a low setting so you can fine tune the low end of your LED's
    • Customize display adjustment slider colors to match your LED's, never forget what color is on any given channel
    • Create from 2 - 11 light modes to cycle each day
    • Create 10 Temporary light modes for bypassing regular lighting schedule
    • View current light mode on home screen and time remaining during fades
    • Cycle 24 hour light schedules In 1 minute to view a full day
    • Turn lunar mode on/off, It adjusts moon light to moon size
    • View channel percentage % or value from 0 - 4095
    • Each daily and temporary light mode can be custom named
    • Customize each of the 16 LED channel slider colors
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
  • Control up to 16 DC Accessories
    • Controller has 4 DC accessory ports and can be expanded to 16
    • Automatic or manual control of each DC port, mix and match
    • Lock DC Accessory in manual mode and resume to regular mode at a later point (remembers manual mode after restart)
    • View current status for some DC accessories on home page
    • Assign custom icons to each DC port, 60 icons available
    • Assign custom name to each DC port
    • Control DC accessories using multiple schedules for each DC port
    • Control DC accessories using maintenance mode
    • Control DC accessories using feeding mode
    • Control DC accessories from any sensor using custom rules
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
  • Control up to 16 12v DC Dosing Pumps (any voltage dosing pump will work just need to adjust voltage to match using DC-DC converter)
    • Controller has 4 dosing pump ports and can be expanded to 16
    • Set dose amount in milliliters for each pump
    • Easy step by step pump calibration system
    • Adjust reservoir capacity for each pump
    • View total doses remaining in each reservoir on home page and settings page
    • Reservoirs on display are colored inside to reflect amount remaining in reservoir
    • Pumps won't run when reservoir is empty
    • Maximum reservoir size: 2000 liters
    • Dose between 1ml - 2000ml (can be manipulated to dose smaller using the calibration feature)
    • Automatic or manual control of each pump, mix and match
    • Control dosing pumps using multiple schedules for each DC port
    • Control dosing pumps using maintenance mode
    • Control dosing pumps using feeding mode
    • Dose with any pump using custom rules and set timer so you don't over dose
    • Customize name for each dosing pump
    • Use 4 LED channels for magnetic stirrers for the default dosing pumps (addon available for more)
    • Set magnetic stirrer to run before dosing begins
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
  • Control up to 64 AC Power Outlets
    • Automatic or manual control of each outlet, mix and match
    • Lock AC outlet in manual mode and resume to regular mode at later point (remembers manual mode after restart)
    • View current status for some AC outlets on home page
    • Assign custom icons to each outlet, 60 icons available
    • Assign custom name to each outlet
    • Any three selectable outlets can be used to control water heaters and chillers or any AC equipment using the water temperature
    • Create multiple schedules for each outlet
    • Control AC outlets from any sensor using custom rules
    • Control AC outlets using maintenance mode
    • Control AC outlets using feeding mode
    • Control AC outlets from the internet (phone or computer) 
    • Actions are recorded in equipment
  • Monitor up to 10 Flow Meters
    • Controller has 2 flow meters ports and can be expanded to 10
    • Basic and Advanced calibration wizard
    • View data in pints, quarts, liters or gallons
    • View data in metric or imperial format
    • View flow per second, minute, hour or day
    • View total volume
    • Setup audio or email alerts
    • Use flow rate with  custom rules to control any equipment
    • Monitor up to 21 Temperature and Humidity Sensors
      • Controller has 5 ports for DS18B20 and DHT22 sensors and can be expanded to 21 ports
      • Easy calibration wix
      • Custom names for each sensor
      • View temperatures in Celsius or Fahrenheit
      • View minimum and maximum temperature readings
      • Turn heater on/off when temperature rises or falls with optional audible/visual alarm all set within UI
      • All parameters can be used with custom rules to control any equipment
      • Full data logging and graphs for all sensors
      • Setup audio or email alerts
      • View sensor data from the internet (phone or computer)
    • Monitor up to 21 Analog Sensors or Switches
      • Controller has 5 ports for any 5v Analog sensor or Float Switches and can be expanded to 21 ports
      • Custom names for each sensor
      • View minimum and maximum readings
      • All sensors can be used with custom rules to control any equipment
      • Selectable sensor type with matching icons
      • Setup audio or email alerts
      • Full data logging and graphs for all sensors
    • Monitor up to 8 pH Probes
      • Some Robo-Tank kits come with the ability to monitor one pH probe but can be expanded to 8
      • Highly accurate readings showing in 1000th's such as 7.013 but features are based on 100th's such as 7.01
      • Easy 1 point or 2 point auto calibration wizard
      • Calculate co2 using pH and KH value (KH value is manually set in UI) (Note this is only a poor mans estimate as other factors affect co2)
      • Setup custom rules using pH to control any equipment
      • Setup audio or email alerts
      • Customize name for each probe
      • Full data logging and graphs
    • Works with 3rd party ORP, Dissolved Oxygen and Conductivity EZO Atlas-Scientific Circuits (Robo-Tank circuits coming soon)
      • All parameters can be used with custom rules to control equipment
      • Full data logging and graphs for all parameters
      • Setup audio or email alerts
      • Customize name for each probe
      • Step by step calibration wizard
    • Screensaver Mode
      • Use display for a photo album
      • Scroll through images
      • Adjust image scrolling speed
      • Turn off screensaver and have screen dim to off instead
      • View large clock instead of images
      • Set how long the display is idle before screensaver starts
      • Use your own images for the screensaver
      • Comes pre-loaded with 17 images
    • Other Features
      • Adjustable display brightness
      • Adjustable display auto-dim sets the screen brightness based on ambient light conditions
      • Controller health is monitored
      • Header status icons for controller health meter, feeder mode, maintenance mode, ATO, webpage open, internet connection, screen lock and controller connection
      • All settings stored in an eeprom so you never loss your settings
      • Smart startup routine resumes controller on power outages base on schedules and custom rules
      • Display all times in 24 hours or 12 hours
      • Box 6 on home page can scroll through selected parameters and an adjustable speed
      • One touch to sync display and controller
      • Assign equipment to ports
      • Custom pin code to lock screen
      • Custom home page dock
      • Multiple home page docks
      • On screen keyboard to change all custom names in central location
      • View local weather forecast from anywhere in the world on display (uses openweathermap.org for data)
    • Internet Access
      • Robo-Tank currently has limited web access, if you want full control over the web Robo-Tank isn't for you at this time
      • Monitor most sensors and probes online
      • Feed fish via web page
      • Control AC power outlets
      • Receive real-time email alerts
      • Monitors external IP address for changes and emails new IP address when it changes, you'll always be able to connect away from home when your provider changes this randomly
      • Username and password for web page access
      • Display shows if controller is connected to your network and if the web page is open
      • View local and external IP address, username and password on display so you never forget your login information
    • Local Audio Alerts
      • Setup audio alerts for any parameter available
      • Set low level and high level alarms
      • Independent volume control for each alert
      • Single beep or continuous beep option
    A lot more to come so check back if you're not ready to buy yet, otherwise check out the DIY Kits and build one today!