The MCP9808 is an awesome, high accuracy temperature sensor that communicates over I2C. Its available on Adafruit as a breakout.
This driver depends on:
Please ensure all dependencies are available on the CircuitPython filesystem. This is easily achieved by downloading the Adafruit library and driver bundle.
Getting the temperature in Celsius is easy! First, import all of the pins from the board, busio for native I2C communication and the thermometer library itself.
from board import * import busio import adafruit_mcp9808
Next, initialize the I2C bus in a with statement so it always gets shut down ok. Then, construct the thermometer class:
# Do one reading with busio.I2C(SCL, SDA) as i2c: t = adafruit_mcp9808.MCP9808(i2c) # Finally, read the temperature property and print it out print(t.temperature)
Contributions are welcome! Please read our Code of Conduct before contributing to help this project stay welcoming.
To build this library locally you’ll need to install the circuitpython-build-tools package.
python3 -m venv .env source .env/bin/activate pip install circuitpython-build-tools
Once installed, make sure you are in the virtual environment:
Then run the build:
circuitpython-build-bundles --filename_prefix adafruit-circuitpython-mcp9808 --library_location .
Sphinx is used to build the documentation based on rST files and comments in the code. First, install dependencies (feel free to reuse the virtual environment from above):
python3 -m venv .env source .env/bin/activate pip install Sphinx sphinx-rtd-theme
Now, once you have the virtual environment activated:
cd docs sphinx-build -E -W -b html . _build/html
This will output the documentation to
docs/_build/html. Open the index.html in your browser to
view them. It will also (due to -W) error out on any warning like Travis will. This is a good way to
locally verify it will pass.