I just received my Opensprinkler a few days ago and was wondering if anyone connected a RS485 connection to it? The reason I am asking is that I want to integrate this into my Home Automation system and the safest method would be electrically isolated RS485 over a ‘longish’ distance.
Also, can the USB interface be used for communications? For me to try and fully integrate Opensprinkler with any kind of Automation system it has to do a few basic things:
1. Integrate safely in H/W,
2. Send object status change events in realtime and
3. Accept external command input from the Ethernet/USB or hopefully also RS485/232 ports.
It would be nice to get a ‘SN1=1 or SN1=0’ output sent to a port as they change state. Maybe V2.0 would allow this???
Ray, can you give us some details of the 2.0 H/W feature list?