From the Forums: Greenhouse DataLogger – A First Project! #Arduino
Congrats to jverhagen for completing your first project and sharing about it in the Adafruit Forums:
Many thanks to the Adafruit team for excellent libraries and others on this board for posting excellent questions. I was able to resolve any problem I came across through research. With this site and well as a few others I was able complete this project on spare time, less family and job constraints, in about 8 weeks. This project was started because I needed a way to log the min/max temperatures in the green house to see if any additional cooling was required. It kind morphed into something bigger.
easy reading of the display in sunlight,
show past temperatures with date and time
record the temperatures/humidity in x minute intervals
The following items were purchased to make it happen.
Adafruit Assembled Data Logging shield for Arduino: Here’s a handy Arduino shield: we’ve had a lot of people looking for a dedicated and well-designed data logging shield. We worked hard to engineer an inexpensive but well-rounded design. Not only is it easy to assemble and customize, it also comes with great documentation and libraries. New! we now are carrying an ‘assembled’ version of this shield, with all the components pre-soldered. NOTE: You will only need to solder on either plain 0.1″ headers (included) or stacking headers (not include) to attach to your ‘duino. (read more)
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