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LED automations

LED automations are ways to automatically control the 4 available LEDs in the Pioreactor. These LEDs can be used as a light source for photosynthetic microbes, influence the environment of the microbes, as additional sensors, or improve existing sensors.


Requires: None

The silent automation is the simplest automation: doing nothing. The automation will still "wake up" every duration minutes, but does nothing.

Light/Dark cycle

Requires: up to 2 LEDs, in channels C and D.

This automation will turn the LEDs in channels C & D on and off on a predetermined scheduale, specified by light_duration_minutes and dark_duration_minutes. The intensity of the LED is given by light_intensity. The LEDs start ON. Note: duration is permanently set to be 1 minute.

The LEDs should go in pockets X2 and X3 on the Pioreactor.