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TOPIC: Building the induino MeteoStation with 3d printed housing

Building the induino MeteoStation with 3d printed housing 1 month 1 week ago #17741

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So, I'm calling this a success for the build :)

Everything is up and running except the IR sensor. I did not check everything well enough before ordering, so I got the BAA version witch is 3.3V. I connected it to the Arduino and it got hot very fast. A 20 and a 30 Ohm resistor will drop th supply voltage down to 3,3v, so I'll install the IR sensor when i can source some resistors.

I have been testing it for a while now, and sensors seam to work well. I also set up the web interface on my dev machine, and that was not hard at all. I did have to change some pins in the induinoMETEO firmware as the Adrafruit Pro trinket is using pin 2 internally. I'll go into some detail on that when I write the howto.

Also the question I had about the pressure and IR sensor using the same pins, seams to be correct. The pins are not standard analouge inputs, but SDA and SCL, witch is analouge modulated inputs.

Some pictures of the read outs and the nice Web interface for now.







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Building the induino MeteoStation with 3d printed housing 1 week 2 days ago #18436

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Project is comming along, all sensors vorking :)

I did have to order a new IR temp sensor, as I managed to fry the first I got.
I also had to update the METEOTest and InduinoMETEO firmware. The original library for the pressure sensor only supported BMP085 and not BMP185.
The code for the IR sensor was also just crashing the program when it failed to read the sensor, making hard to debug.

The METOTest was actually for the most part crashing when a sensor failed, making it hard to debug witch semsor failed, so I have rewritten a lot of the test.

Now that all sensors are workig, I did come across a issu that wil make me redesign the top 3d printed part.
The IR sensor cannot read temperature trough the plexi / pastic glass. So the IR sensor only reports the temperature of the glass itself.

I have some ideas on how to fix it, just have to mke sure it does not make water come in to the box. (as the sensor needs to be in open air facing up

The new test firmware
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