[time-nuts] Temperature (environmental) sensors
artgodwin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 13:32:20 EST 2017
The sensor Jim linked :
Temp/humidity with I2C interface
looks good - packaged, high res temperature, etc. It's not 'complete' in
that it's only a sensor, but you only have to attach a USB-I2C adapter.
Probably less work than connecting up the sparkfun board.
On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Scott Stobbe <scott.j.stobbe at gmail.com>
> The good news is if the dataloger you get has a mems pressure sensor, you
> will have a high precision temperature sensor, whether or not the product
> software provides that resolution to you is another matter. In addition to
> the piezo-resistive bridge being mechanically sensitive to diaphragm
> strain, they are also great thermistors. Which ends up requiring a high
> resolution temperature sensor to temperature compensate the bridge
> Two related but off target products I would personally recommend is picking
> up a used EeePC as a usb data sink. I bought one of the originals back
> almost 10 years ago, and I still find it to come in handy once in awhile
> versus a rasperry pi, you could likely pick one up for nothing today. A USB
> labjack works quite well to tack up a few thermistors to a DUT for logging,
> it also has full driver support for linux/windows with a python interface
> (other languages too).
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 10:08 AM, Tom Van Baak <tvb at leapsecond.com> wrote:
> > I have some high-end temperature and pressure instruments. But for casual
> > use in my home and mobile timing lab I use Sparkfun Weather Stations. The
> > old URL is:
> > https://www.sparkfun.com/products/retired/10586
> > It's USB, talk-only, one reading a second, temperature, pressure,
> > -- about as simple as you can get. Perfect for data logging along with
> > frequency standards, GPS, counters and such.
> > But they don't make 'em anymore. My question is what similar
> > well-engineered, talk-only, serial or USB, temperature-pressure-humidity
> > sensors have you run across and could recommend? Not to be picky bit no
> > cheapo 1C or 0.5C sensors; 0.1C or better is ok.
> > I know it's "easy" to throw one together with an Arduino, but I'm looking
> > for something pre-packaged, something that reliably works,
> > I have backup plans but hope someone on the list knows some products they
> > have used and would recommend.
> > We could extend the discussion to voltage and power monitors too. Or some
> > kind of universal sensor TAPR project. But for now, let's just keep it to
> > simple air / environmental sensing.
> > Thanks,
> > /tvb
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