Monitoring of salt water aquarium
||Notebook, Windows OS|
||PLC ABB AC500eCO, converter PAPOUCH GNOME485|
|Date of commission:
The monitoring application is running on a netbook and can also be accessed via Web or mobile phone. The freeware PROMOTIC PmFree
licence is used. The application communicates with the PLC by the Modbus
protocol. The GNOME485
RS485/Ethernet converter is used. The data is stored in a database that is saved on a local NAS
Topology of the system:
The application consists of the following panels that are accessble via standard Web interface.
The main panel
The main panel contains the GUI of the aquarium monitoring system. The status of the main components is signaled by color, the temperature of the water and the pump are displayed as numbers.
Water temperature trend
The trend values are being stored into the Access
The temperature of the water is the most critical value. Therefore it is permanently monitored and if the temperature level changes beyond the specified levels the alarm is triggered.