The ESCA product range is a series of automation products prioritizing agricultural, horticultural, and aquacultural applications.
The ESCA-AQUA, is an aquacultural management module that manages a water storage repository or water tank. Water storage and management are crucial aspects of everyday life and are slowly becoming more crucial. Climate and the related diminishing rainfall require that the existing water resources be managed responsibly. ESCA- AQUA with its enhanced features is a versatile module that is programmable, and then configurable to meet changing needs by adapting to the needs of the application.
Techncial Information
Specifications AQUAS
USB Powered Capable YES
Device Programming ICSP | USART Bootloader
3v3 | 5V0 YES
Input Voltage > 7Vdc | > 9 Vdc
Device 44 PIN TQFP Device | PIC18F44K22 or PIC18F45K22
LED | Reset Button YES
I/0 6 Buffered I/O Inputs
3 Relay Outputs
2 Analog Inputs
USB UART MCP2221 / CHG340 *
Purchase Options
Purchase from our store
AQUA  is bootloader capable, depending on the device. See the following for details.
CHG340 available on all models post Amber


AQUA - what is it?
AQUA is a PIC Microcontroller based Water management platform, prioritising water tank management. The module can be used in a standalone configuration or networked, and servers to manage a water resevour. The unit includes a mikroBus slot which opens up customization to a wide variety of network options.
Features . . .

  • AC / DC powered
  • Extensible MCU enabling powerfull automation control
  • Reset button + Power LED
  • IO Buffered and purposed for the application to enhance system robustness
  • Easily reprogrammable and repurposed
AQUA is designed to cater to a wide variety of water management requirements. These include using smart ultrasonic sensors to monitor the water level to legcy mechanical switches.
Deploy Applications
Embedded applications range from standalone systems which control a single element, to wired or wireless applications interconnected for reporting and monitoring. ESCA - AQUA is an ideal, cost effective and well supported tool with an efficient tool chain that will assist in completing projects and getting products to market.