BadgerHack: Sensor Add-On Kit
The BadgerStick that you received by visiting a SparkFun booth at one of the various events we've attended can be hacked to perform a wide variety of tasks. The BadgerStick is a fully capable microcontroller that can sense the environment around it.
This tutorial will guide you through turning your BadgerStick into an environment sensing station. We'll do so by adding a temperature sensor and a soil moisture sensor.
On top of your Badgerstick/Redstick and LED array display you will need a few more parts for this project:
Before starting this tutorial, we highly recommend you work through the main BadgerHack guide first.
Additionally, if you are new to soldering or electronics, we recommend you check out the following:
When you are ready to start hacking your badge, we definitely recommend reading: