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Humidity Phidget Tutorial

HUM1000 - Humidity Phidget


by Phidgets Education

Introduction

The Humidity Phidget is a humidity and temperature sensing Phidget. You can use it in your projects to capture environmental conditions.


In this tutorial you will :

  • Connect your Phidget to your computer.
  • Learn about data collected from your Phidget.
  • Practice using your Phidget in a mini-project.

Hardware Setup

Parts Inventory

In order to connect your Humidity Phiget to your computer you will need the following:

Connect Device



Connect your HUM1000 to your VINT Hub using the Phidget cable and connect your VINT Hub to your computer with the USB Cable.


When all components are connected, open the Phidget Control Panel on your computer and find the Humidity Phidget entry.


Double-click on the Humdity Sensor and Temperature Sensor entries to ensure the Phidget is connected.




Device Properties

Measurement Range

The humidity sensor measures relative humidity from 0% to 100% and the temperature sensor that can measure from -40°C to +85°C.



Mini-Project

Now that you have your HUM1000 connected and working, write a program in the language of your choice that outputs the temperature and humdity of your room. Your code should have the following flow:


Conclusion

You have completed the HUM1000 Humidity Phidget Tutorial. You are now ready to use your Phidget in a project.