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Sensor enclosures

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Environmental sensors that are used outdoors for long periods often need weatherproof or even waterproof enclosures. This page collects resources and projects to protect electronic and other sensors from the elements. (above Riffle image by @cfastie in this post)

At Public Lab, we emphasize low cost, low complexity tools and techniques, so we're really interested in sensor enclosures that are designed with that in mind -- or that are being designed so!


Questions can be either frequently asked questions, or "next step" challenges we're looking to solve.


Activities show how to use this project, step by step.

Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.