• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 13, Issue: 18, Pages: 1811-1820

Original Article

Hidden cable fault and remote locator by using Arduino

Received Date:09 April 2020, Accepted Date:28 April 2020, Published Date:15 June 2020


Objectives: To device a method to locate the hidden cable fault. Methodology: The system makes use of an Arduino circuit and a supply of rectified electricity. Creation of the fault is made via the collection of switches. The relays are operated by integrated circuit relay driver. A 16*2 LCD panel connected to the Arduino board to display the information. Findings: Using an Arduino module, the device is used to find the fault spot within kilometers in a hidden cable from the base station to the precise location. If the fault happens in an underground cable, it is difficult to locate the precise location of the defect for the purpose of fixing the specific cable. With respect to its form, we will be able to identify the fault and then the location would be traced after the project is implemented.

Keywords: Cable; Fault; Location; Underground; Arduino; Display; Relay; Diode; LCD; LED; Capacitor; Resistor 


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© 2020 Memon, Shaikh, Rind, Solangi, Jokhio, Ahmed. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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