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Offline chadkiser

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Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« on: September 26, 2017, 05:27:03 PM »
So I ordered a replacement humidity temp sensor direct from AcuRite knowing that my unit was old and I'd have to solder in the new one.  Much to my surprise it's much older than I thought and I don't think it can be replaced.  Anybody think of anything I can do to make the new sensor work?


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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2017, 06:52:39 PM »
No.  There's nothing you can do to make it work.

Those chips are completely different and use a different mode of communication to the main board. 

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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2017, 07:03:45 AM »
Thanks for the reply.

Maybe it's time to make a Frankenstein weather station with an Arduino and the 5-1 sensors

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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 05:46:40 PM »
would the replacement one worked with this, i know it would need to be soldered not just snapped in . Sorry picture isn't the best wasn't taking it for this reason at the time.

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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 08:49:05 AM »
I need to replace mine that looks like tmoosetrax's above, but they are sold out still! When will I be able to get one, or is something else compatible??


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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2018, 09:38:12 PM »
I need to replace mine that looks like tmoosetrax's above, but they are sold out still! When will I be able to get one, or is something else compatible??
Good question I need one also!!
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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2018, 10:09:35 PM »
This might be worth a shot.

Someone once mentioned they had trouble with the resistors on a breakout board like this, but I don't remember the particulars.

Looking at the pictures, it looks like you could possibly get an HTU21 instead of a SHT21, which is supposedly a compatible alternative.

https://www.amazon.com/Aihasd-GY-21-Humidity-Sensor-Breakout/dp/B078XQFN1B


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Re: Ancient 5 in 1 Humidity Temp Sensor
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2018, 08:37:41 AM »
My 5n1 humidity hit 99% today in the coastal low that just passed by that gave nearly 2 inches of rain. It hasn't hit 99% in a couple of years. I guess the soldering job I did on the ribbon cable is letting enough voltage thru to the sensor to get it reading properly again. It sure doesn't hurt to heat up the connections to reseat them if you are not getting good readings.