humidity sensor

A less widely used sensor that nevertheless shows interesting results when monitoring environments over time. Place one in a polythene bag with your hand, or a plant and see how the humidity changes. The range of the sensor varies between manufacturer, and it is within the range 10-90% humidity. Acetone and organic solvent vapours are harmful to the sensor while wetting with water leads to unreliable readings.

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