Dan Fein
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Weather Box

Small weather station that uploads to Weather Underground with a NeoPixel ring for visualization.

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Weather Box

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
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SparkFun Atmospheric Sensor Breakout - BME280
SparkFun Atmospheric Sensor Breakout - BME280
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NeoPixel Ring: WS2812 5050 RGB LED
Adafruit NeoPixel Ring: WS2812 5050 RGB LED
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Capacitor 100 µF
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).
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Software apps and online services

Weather Underground

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Schematics

Fritzing Diagram

The DC motor in the diagram is a stand-in for the 25mm fan I am using.
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Code

Weather Box Code

Now on github, with extra deep cleaning powers.

Credits

Dan Fein

Dan Fein

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