HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
News
Gadget Freak

Gadget Freak Case #133: Washing Machine Flood Alert

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
William K.
User Rank
Platinum
Flood alerter/preventer
William K.   4/10/2012 5:29:26 PM
NO RATINGS
Shutting off the machine at the first sign of overflow is one way to stop the symptom, but clearing the drrain would be an actual fix. See "the case of the refilling washing machine." The big problem in this tale is poor drain function, which will only get worse.

Fearless Freddie
User Rank
Iron
Washing Machine Flood Fix?
Fearless Freddie   4/4/2012 10:02:00 PM
NO RATINGS
It seems whats done only solves the 1st problem, the initial fill. Then what?

Doesn't electricity need to be restored to start the wash cycle?

Then, the device would be reactivated to prevent the rinse H2O from overfilling?

Finally, wouldn't juice be needed for the rinse cycle?

Either get a new machine, or take your dirty clothes to the laundrymat. I certainly hope there's more innovation in your true vocation.

.

 

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Design News is celebrating the Fourth of July with an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase historically significant engineering breakthroughs and events.
It seems that in the embedded world hardware design has been much easier than software design for many years.
Automakers are on the prowl for lighter weight materials to make vehicles less heavy and more fuel efficient, and Nanosteel is one of the companies hoping to take advantage of this opportunity with their lightweight automotive steel of the same name.
The momentum behind embedded intelligent connectivity continues to increase at a phenomenal rate as a result of the Internet of Things.
Just how far has handheld gaming technology come? Let's take a look inside the Nintendo 3DS XL and find out.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Jul 6 - 10, Building Raspberry Pi Controllers with Python
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service