Stevenson screen for wireless meteorological sensor
by Galto2000, published
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Do you have .scad files available for this? I like this screen better than the other here on Thingiverse, but I still need to modify it some. My sensor doesn't have a hole to hang it from like yours, just a circular tab that friction fits into its own tiny screen, and I hang my current plastic-bowls-hacked-into-a-screen from the top, not mounted on a pole.
A photovoltaic cell only converts about 10% of the collected solar energy to electricity, so the remaining 90% is converted to heat. Placing a photovoltaic cell directly onto the Stevenson screen is therefore strongly discouraged as it would no longer provide a standardized environment, unless perhaps if you properly thermo-isolate it.
What I would do is create a separate component to carry your solar cell, and which you could attach to the pole (as the one shown in the first picture) beneath the Stevenson screen.
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