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The purpose of the SCADA system at 2169 Mission is to provide intelligent monitoring and control of devices in our space. The system has two halves: critical and non-critical.

  • Critical: this system is for monitoring and controlling things which could result in a loss of money and/or property if the system fails. Example: fire and flood alarms.
  • Non-critical: this system is for everything else. Example: lights, room reservations, intercoms.


Name Critical? Description
Power No Outlet and light control, power metering, smart breakers.
Safety Yes Fire and flood alarms.
Communications No Message routing from IRC, opt-in bluetooth presence detectors.
Security Yes Theft alarms for tagged items.
HVAC No Heating and cooling controls, zone controls.



I/O Linc - INSTEON Leak / Flood Sensor Kit: $65 PIR sensors: $40ish each


INSTEON PLM: $70 Various light switches and dimmers: unknown until I know how many to get PC: donated Industrial controller: donated

Control Panels

The human interface to the SCADA services will be some kind of touch panel, either these or MSI AE1900s or ET1602s or custom fixed-function capacitive touch panels.