Infra Red temperature sensors


I was looking for an Infra Red thermometer to measure the heat on my solar PV panels and for checking my 3D printer. Whilst tempted by thermal imaging cameras, I was somewhat put off by the £2000-3800 price tag. So, I opted for the cheaper gun like tools. However, there are some DIY options that I will briefly look at first.

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A Xively weather station


Following on from Xively? – No Thanks!, and the other associated weather reporting blogs (JPachube and Faludi’s Temperature Sensor) I came across this: An Easy and Customizable Arduino powered Weather Station connected with Xively.