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Brightness control for a bulb in an incubator

  1. Oct 28, 2011 #1
    hi member!
    i would like to have your ideas on how to program my microcontroler to input a specific value to the light bulb so as the brightness to be as specific as i require,
    if any fore circuit is also required,i'm here to accept and utilise ideas
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2011 #2
    We used a simple on/off wall thermostat inside the incubator to control a small bulb.
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  4. Oct 28, 2011 #3

    Averagesupernova

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    Are you looking to have a closed loop control system? Just trying to figure out how to actually drive the bulb with a specific voltage that is precisely controlled by microcontroller? You haven't said what type of controller you are using. More information would be very helpful.
     
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