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by Pete Prodoehl

Introduction

Use our Robotics Board to display the temperature and humidity on a 7 segment display.

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  1. Build the circuit as shown in the diagram using the components specified.
    • Build the circuit as shown in the diagram using the components specified.

    • You can use any color jumper wires for the 7 segment display, just make sure they are plugged into the right place.

    • You can use any color jumper wires for the temperature and humidity sensor, just make sure they are plugged into the right place.

  2. Install and launch the Arduino software. Click on the Sketch menu, select Include Library, and then Manage Libraries... On the top right side type TM1637 and it will show the results in the bottom of the window. We want the TM1637 by Avishay Orpaz. Click the Install button.
    • Install and launch the Arduino software.

    • Click on the Sketch menu, select Include Library, and then Manage Libraries...

    • On the top right side type TM1637 and it will show the results in the bottom of the window. We want the TM1637 by Avishay Orpaz. Click the Install button.

    • The library will be downloaded and installed, and then show the word Installed along with the version number.

    • If you are done installing libraries click the Close button in the lower right corner.

    • (These instructions can also be found in the PDF file Installing-TM1637-Library.pdf)

  3. On the top right side type DHT and it will show the results in the bottom of the window. We want the DHT sensor library by Adafruit. Click the Install button. You can choose Install 'DHT sensor library' only as we will not need the other library files. The library will be downloaded and installed, and then show the word Installed along with the version number.
    • On the top right side type DHT and it will show the results in the bottom of the window. We want the DHT sensor library by Adafruit. Click the Install button.

    • You can choose Install 'DHT sensor library' only as we will not need the other library files.

    • The library will be downloaded and installed, and then show the word Installed along with the version number.

    • If you are done installing libraries click the Close button in the lower right corner.

    • (These instructions can also be found in the PDF file Installing-DHT-Arduino-Library.pdf)

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