Solder Resister 

 

Gently bend the ends of the resistor to fit between the 3v and 12 pins. Position on the back side of the board (flat side of the Feather board). Follow the diagram to solder the wires to each pin.

Thread wire


Pass sensor through the printed Feather mount.


Press fit Feather


Align the stand-offs on the mount to the screw holes on the Feather and press fit the board into place. 

Prep Case

 

The DS18B20 fits through a 1/4" drill hole. The clear plastic case has markings to make a hole in the center.

Thread wire

 

Pass the sensor through the hole and align the printed mount to the two screw holes.

Mount Feather


Use the included screws to fasten the printed mount to the case.

Place the lipo battery next the feather and connect to the JST port.

Attach Lid

 

Place the lid over the case and fasten with the included screws.

Hot glue is not truly waterproof and can fail when exposed to UV or water. Marine 2-part epoxy is a better choice for a long-term sealed connection.,

Seal wire

 

Carefully apply hot glue over the hole to seal the case.

Place Case

 

Place the case at a corner of the pool and submerge the DS18B20 wire into the pool to start capturing data!

This guide was first published on Nov 08, 2022. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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