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by kplangre
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Sensors
Topic: Wind Sensor Power Source
Replies: 4
Views: 2405

Re: Wind Sensor Power Source

I figured out what my issue was. First off I must state that I am a newbie so it my be my lack of knowledge. When I moved to an alternate power supply instead of using the Arduino built in power supply I hooked up the neg alternate power suppy source to the Gnd and the pos to the V on the sensor. Th...
by kplangre
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Sensors
Topic: Wind Sensor Power Source
Replies: 4
Views: 2405

Re: Wind Sensor Power Source

It is a Rev C sensor. I have tried a few different power sources. I have tried 4.5v and 9v direct battery hookup, I have also tried to use a 5v Arduino Power supply module. It seems that I have the best results when using the power supply module but even with it my results seem to be inconsistent.
by kplangre
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Sensors
Topic: Wind Sensor Power Source
Replies: 4
Views: 2405

Wind Sensor Power Source

I am trying to use one of your wind sensors and I am having some issues with it. Your specs state that it need a 4 -10 volt power supply. I connected it to a 4.5 volt battery and when I do this I get readings that area are all over the board.

can this sensor not be used with a battery?