Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Photon new
Particle Photon
×1
13676 01
SparkFun Atmospheric Sensor Breakout - BME280
×1
1586 00
Adafruit NeoPixel Ring: WS2812 5050 RGB LED
×1
Panasonic eca2am101
Capacitor 100 µF
6v 100µF - Not necessary, but it helps buffer the neopixels (Adafruit recommends it) and smooth out the voltage on the power line (some sensors are voltage sensitive).
×1
Software apps and online services:
Weather Underground
Hand tools and fabrication machines:
09507 01
Soldering iron (generic)

Schematics

Fritzing Diagram
The DC motor in the diagram is a stand-in for the 25mm fan I am using.
Screen shot 2017 03 07 at 12 33 50 pm k0wwfjuqgq

Code

Weather Box Code
Now on github, with extra deep cleaning powers.

Credits

Dfein
Dan Fein

Information omnivore, Human potential optimist, Pathological Enabler.

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