For FieldKit Weather, what kind of mounting equipment do you recommend?
I’m deploying a FieldKit Weather for the first time. What are your general recommendations?
To ensure effective measurement with your FieldKit Weather station, your sensor cluster should be a minimum of five meters (15 feet) off the ground to avoid boundary layer effects. If you are using a solar panel, you should ensure that it receives ...
Are there extreme freezing temperature limits for my FieldKit?
In very cold weather (i.e. -20 °C or lower), the battery for FieldKit will not work as effectively and may be damaged even by storage in these temperatures. The screen on the FieldKit’s internal hardware also may become sluggish in extreme cold. ...
I want to add a new module to my FieldKit station or swap out an existing module. How should I do that?
For best results, we recommend that you turn off your FieldKit station before changing out modules and then turn it back on.
What are the best charging options for charging my FieldKit station?
All USB cables are not created equal. It’s best to use the cable provided with your FieldKit. Failing that, use a heavy duty cable made for high current charging to reduce voltage drop. If you’re having trouble getting your FieldKit to charge over ...
How do I interpret the numbers in the wind direction sensor results?
The units along the y-axis are degrees, just as one would see on a compass. The cardinal directions are 0º/360º (North), 90º (East), 180º (South), and 270º (West). In the example below from Kindly Octopus, on December 13, you see a wind direction of ...