- A Drill
- 2" Hole Saw
- A qty of 4, #6 X 3/4" wood screws
|Figure 1: Sensor and US quarter for scale|
|Figure 2: Another view|
|Figure 3: Coop side showing DHT22 sensor|
|Figure 4: Isometric coop side view|
Installation was a breeze..... no running wires. Just use the hole saw to create the hole and screw in the 4 wood screws to attach the unit to the chicken coop.
|Figure 5: Attached chicken coop sensor|
|Figure 6: Coop side|
Improvements to make to the sensor.
- A HTU21d to measure ambient temp and relative humidity OUTSIDE of the coop.
- Enlarge clearence holes to a #6 woodscrew passes easier though it.
- Dust cover to help partially enclose the DHT22 from dust, etc...
- Add ammonia sensor
I need to give a quick garden update. The peppers did great this year as well as the tomatoes. However, the watermelon did so-so this year. The garlic and the shallots will need to be planted soon. I can't wait; I love planting those.