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OK, I see what you're getting at. You'll also need a sensor to detect when all the water gone so you know to turn off the heating element before you burn it out or melt the whole thing.
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if it helps, a "real" teasmade has a switch under the kettle
the weight of a full kettle holds the switch closed
as the water gets forced out, the weight decreases until the switch activates

the kettle has a screw top lid, and a pipe that comes out (like a spout) into the spout of the teapot part
pipe leads down into the kettle to almost the bottom so as the steam build up the water is forced out
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kk, thanks for the extra tip. I'll start assembling soon.

Just need to know which ardu' I need, is uno fine?
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Uno is more than enough.
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