DHT11 – Humidity and Temperature Sensor
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- Dimension 28mm*12mm*10mm
- Main chip DHT11 huminity sensor
- Voltage: DC 5V
- Digital output
- Humidity Range: 20—90%RH
- Humidity accuracy: ±5%RH
- Temperature range: 0—60℃
- Temperature accuracy: ±2℃
Temperature and humidity measurements are a nice addition to many hobby projects. But [Rajendra Bhatt] makes the point that many of these sensors have a price tag that is well above what most hobbiests are willing to spend. He decided to take an in-depth look at the DHT11 sensor; which you can get your hands on for under $1.6 if you know where to look.
The four-pin device uses a 1-wire protocol. [Rajendra] discusses the ins and outs of the communications, demonstrating the part using a PIC 16F628. It’s a snap to connect to your project, requiring VCC, GND, and a pull-up resistor on the single data line. We’ve already seen it used on at least one project, and hope to see more of this little guy in your own hacks.
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