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ChipKIT based weather station using BME280 sensor module

Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 in tutorials by DP

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A comprehensive tutorial on making a chipKIT based weather station using BME280 sensor module from Embedded Lab:

BME280 is a fully integrated environmental unit from Bosch that combines sensors for pressure, humidity, and temperature in a tiny 8-pin metal-lid LGA package of size 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.93 mm³. Because of its compact size, ease of use (BME280 supports standard I2C and SPI interfaces), and availability of supporting open-source Arduino libraries, BME280 is very popular among weather enthusiasts. This project describes how to read barometric pressure, relative humidity, and temperature measurements from BME280 using chipKIT Uno32 to make a standalone weather station. The sensor readings are acquired over an I2C bus and are displayed on a Nokia 5110 LCD display.

More details at Embedded Lab blog.

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One Response to “ChipKIT based weather station using BME280 sensor module”

  1. A lot of us have ended up at this sensor / screen combination. But I couldn’t afford the extravagance of six dedicated control lines on our little pro mini based loggers.

    However with some slight modification, you can drive the Nokia 5110 LCD with only 3 control lines, and power the display from a digital pin:

    https://thecavepearlproject.org/2018/05/18/adding-the-nokia-5110-lcd-to-your-arduino-data-logger/

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