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An updated guide is available in the Adafruit Learning System: Creating FunHouse Projects with CircuitPython. This guide has been updated to include a new Temperature Logger Example page.

If you would like to accurately log the temperature on the FunHouse using the onboard environmental sensors, one potential issue you may notice is that the sensors are near the power supply. The sensors are on an area of the board that is cut out to physically separate them from the power supply components and help mitigate the heating. This helps to an extent, but it is still affected. We wanted to keep the sensors low on the PCB (since heat rises) and also far away from the TFT backlight since it is also very warm.

There are a few things you can do to make the temperature more accurate, which we’ll cover in this example. Mostly we will keep the board asleep as much as possible and keep the backlight off (or dim) to conserve power.

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