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USBTemp v0.1.1 released

Posted by md on March 08, 2009

I just released a new version of USBTemp. This one includes some minor bugfixes:

  • The placement of C5 was wrong in the schematic.
  • The host software now compensates for some USB hickups.
  • The RRDTool graph generation script adds minimum, maximum and average temperature readings to the summary.

You can get the new version from the Mikrowerk page. The photo of the Galileo thermometer above was CC’ed on flickr by Nick Lawes.

New Temperature Page

Posted by md on January 08, 2009

I now publish the temperatures I am measuring in Kaiserslautern on the temperature page. Slightly easier to find ;-)

USBTemp: Continuous Temperature Monitoring 4

Posted by md on January 03, 2009

Kaiserlautern, Germany

Its this time of the year: I have time for a small project. This year I have built an USB-powered thermometer. Basically, you just plug it into an USB port. Then you can query the module via a small commandline tool. I wanted to be able to use my NSLU for creating temperature graphs. The image above is the temperature in Kaiserslautern, Germany – updated every 15 minutes.

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