Weather Toys: Building And Hacking Your Own 1-Wire Weather Station

Weather Toys: Building And Hacking Your Own 1-Wire Weather Station

Weather Toys: Building and Hacking Your Own 1-Wire Weather Station

Do more than TALK about the weather

Maybe you can't change it, but you can measure it. And onceyou build your weather station, the sky's the limit. You can shareupdates on your own weather Web site. Create a smart sprinklerfor a lot less than thatfancy system on TV. Freeup your PC with a stand-alone weather station.Protect against lightning strikes with a surgesuppressor. Take yourweather station with you. Finding out which waythe wind is blowing canbe a lot of fun.

The Toys
* 1-Wire weather station
* Sensors for humidity, wind, rainfall, barometric pressure, lightning, and temperature
* Weather Web server
* Lightning surge suppressor
* LED weather display
* Smart sprinkler timer
* Appliance controller
* Smart home thermostat
* Stand-alone weather station

Complete instructions and code for these andother hardware and software projects--build them all or pick and choose!

Companion Web site

At www.weathertoys.net you'll find a complete weather station software package, source code, and specialized software tools to support these projects, plus lots of...

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