we used to feel a little guilty about having so many breakout options of similar sensors – how many humidity sensors does one really need? but that was before this global parts shortage made it challenging to keep everything in stock. so maybe having a few options is good! while browsing http://digikey.com/new we found the STTS22H precision temperature sensor with NIST tracking and pre-calibration. since it’s i2c, that makes it a great option for a stemma qt board, so we whipped up one here. checking out the npi’s (new product introductions) at your fav disty can help you locate new sensors that sometimes have better stock than the classics.
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