Have you ever wanted to control the flow of a liquid using your computer or microcontroller, but didn’t know how? Well, here’s how: The 12V solenoid controlled fluid valve. Simply connect a fluid source to the 1/2″ threaded inlet and it will interrupt the flow until 12V is applied to the fast-on connectors on the solenoid.
Note: This is not a gravity-feed solenoid. This means that you will need enough water pressure to fully open the valve. Check the datasheet for the exact details. It operates at a minimum of around 1 PSI, allowing around 1 L/min of flow. Although the datasheet
shows the valve working at 220 VAC, it’s actually 12 VDC. A garden hose or other pressurized system should work just fine.
- 1 x 12V Solenoid Valve – 1/2″