Reading Section

 

The Reading section displays the data received from the hardware.

 

 

Reading section of the Device TAB

 

 

 

Supply

Supply voltage in volts internally measured by the device (nominal value = 5V);

Sky

Infrared temperature measured by the infrared sensor (in hundredth of degree Celsius);

Sensor

Temperature of the infrared sensor capsule (in hundredth of centigrade Celsius);

Ambient

Value in degrees Celsius;

Rain

Number of cycles internally measured by the device for a period of approximately 262.14 ms;

Rain Heater

PWM signal conduction cycle.

Rain Temp

Digital value related to the voltage produced by the built in NTC thermistor;

Wind Speed

Wind speed in km/h;

LDR

Digital value related to the voltage produced by the LDR resistor;

Read cycle

Time taken to read the device during a reading cycle in s;

Firmware ver.

Device internal firmware version.

Chars in Buffer

Number of characters received via serial port and not yet processed by the program;

Total Readings

Total accumulated number of readings performed by the program.

 

NB: To reset this counter right click over it.

 

Internal Errors

Total number of internal errors detected reading the infrared sensor;

1,2,3,4, PEC byte Error

Number of internal errors detected with the bytes transmitted by the infrared sensor;

Timeout  Errors

Total number of timeout errors which have occurred since the Start button was pushed.

Unknown

Bytes received via serial port which could not be correctly interpreted by the program;