Meter PZEM-004 + Arduino Nano Modbus RTU (RS232) & Platform IoT Node-RED

Originally this test is performed in June 2018 in less than one year, for reasons of availability do not publish, technically just missing the documentation, then I will present the results, well they say there is better late than never. In this opportunity our PZEM-004 meter or it is also possible with our PZEM-004T communication…

Industrial Automation with Panasonic PLC FP-X C60TD & HMI GT707

In this opportunity I will share about the experience automating part of an industrial process a few months ago and use industrial Panasonic brand equipment, since I consider that I know this brand well in PDAControl we have compiled a great amount of tests and integrations with hardware such as Arduino, ESP8266, ESP32 and other…

Installation of Raspbian OS in Virtual Machine (Virtualbox)

For some years I was in doubt if I could run Raspbian OS, operating system for Raspberry Pi, on a normal computer. Five years ago there was an option using QEMU, it was the only method to run an operating system designed for ARM processors, at that time my attempts were unsuccessful. Currently on the…

Initial Review Meter PZEM-016 Modbus RTU RS485 by PeaceFair

In previous tutorials, we conducted tests with the PZEM-004 y PZEM-004T with display, single-phase power consumption meters , which have great potential for basic applications of electrical consumption measurement or active power. For some months I have a new Peacefair PZEM-016 meter which has features and additional improvements which we will see in the following…

First Test Programming PLC Lollette FX3U 14MR / LE3U / FX3U / FX3UC Ladder Part 2

Continuing with the revision of PLC Lollette, this time we will use the Gxwork2 we will make our first code download to plc, we will create a very basic routine to test it. I bought this PLC in the online store Aliexpress, for less than 30 dollars !!!. there are many versions and variations that…

Revision Hardware PLC Lollette FX3U 14MR / LE3U / FX3U / FX3UC Part 1

For some months I have a PLC Lollette, in one of our previous videos indicate how to download the programming software demo version Tutorial Installation Gx Works2 Demo for Programming PLC LE3U FK3U Lollette, in this opportunity we will make a brief characterization and disarming the PLC which cost less than 30 dollars!. We will…

Integration PLC Panasonic Device Types – Bulk upload devices with Ubidots

En In this opportunity we will carry out tests with a Programmable Logic Controller, in this case a PLC FP-X C14R compact Panasonic brand, we will control it from the IoT Ubidots platform. On this occasion we use 2 very interesting features of the Ubidots platform. Device Types: Creation of advanced properties for our devices….

Complete installation Database MySQL & MariaDB in Raspberry Pi 3 B / B +

Among the most popular databases this MySQL has 2 types of licensing General public license and commercial license, it is considered the most popular open source database in the world is included in almost all hosting very used by WordPress, is also included as a component of development in LAMP and XAMMP. Previously, make a…

Complete installation Grafana Dashboard in Raspberry Pi 3 B / B +

  About 2 years ago I made the first tests with Grafana using an ESP8266-01 module, Node-RED, Mosquitto (MQTT) and the InfluxDB database, by that time I did very basic tests which document in the following article: Tutorial ESP8266 Node-RED Granafa InfluxDB MQTT, in this opportunity I will try to explore more features since there is…