Temperature logging of the inside and the outside of an electric tea kettle with an Arduino and two DS18B20 temperature probes

by Floris Wouterlood Leiden, the Netherlands, April 28, 2017 Summary The stainless steel electric water kettle in which I boil water for making tea and coffee can get pretty hot on the outside. This seems not very efficient because the hotter the container gets the more energy loss there is. How much loss? I was […]

An Arduino Uno TFT shield radar scope

by Floris Wouterlood – Leiden, the Netherlands – March 24, 2017 Summary A screen with things that move attracts attention. Here we discuss a radar scope with a sweeping beam simulated on a 2.8 inch color TFT display shield plugged onto an Arduino Uno. The Arduino sketch contains two elements: a static part that deals […]

Arduino Nano Weather Station

An Arduino Nano weather station: air pressure, ambient temperature and relative humidity by Floris Wouterlood Leiden, the Netherlands February 2, 2017 Summary – Numerous electronic sensors are available on the market that can be combined with an Arduino microcontroller board to measure environmental parameters of importance. Here we discuss a weather station that displays three […]