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just a PC and serial from microcontroller, solved
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OZ2CPU

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December 8, 2015 - 6:16 am
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hello folks,
here it is : a no special hardware solution,
any microcontroller with a serial port can be used, all you need is an online windows PC
running this little program:
http://webx.dk/COMMAIL/index.htm

if you want to see my little aquarium monitor page, made using this stuff have a look here
http://webx.dk/ak/

oh did I mention, this pc program commail can also send EMAILS !!
very usefull for urgent alarm notifications,
as far is a found out ThingSpeak do not support emails, only twitter, I do not know what that is.

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December 9, 2015 - 6:17 pm
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It is true that Thingspeak cannot send emails however you can now use ThingHTTP to send emails (or other notifications) via the IFTTT maker channel (https://ifttt.com/maker). Its an option if you dont want to run your PC all day and all night.

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OZ2CPU

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December 10, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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I need my little tiny PC anyways on and online, for other stuff,
else this way to push data to thingspeak would have been a silly way, due to power consumption.
but now it is here, and on.. why not just use it and be happy 🙂
it is by far the mosy easy way, I have seen so far.

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