Member #356528

Member Since: August 29, 2012

Country: United States

  • Has anyone else experienced interference from lightning with these? I've been using this for the transmitter for a weather station for the last few months with pretty good range/reception, but last night during a storm and even quite a bit after I was unable to receive any data. Hours later it worked fine again.

    I know lightning generates significant RF noise, but I've never actually seen it knock out a radio completely.

  • I'm not an expert on this, but I fried a similar I2C device that can only tolerate 3.3v by using it with a 5v system. I had a bmp085 hooked up to an arduino's 3.3v and directly to A4/A5 for I2C without any logic shifters. It worked fine for about 10 days and then died.

    I think it's best to use a level shifter, but maybe I'm missing something. Unfortunately for me the BMP085 is $20...

  • Be careful with running this without a logic level shifter if using a 5v arduino. The quickstart guide shows it setup and connected without a shifter. It works fine without one for a while... mine worked for about 7 days before showing strange data and dieing. Time to buy a new one and a LLS.

  • Has anyone used these in freezing temperatures? I'm somewhat concerned about ice damaging them, but would like to leave it up year round if other have had success.

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