Configure a Sensirion-SHT3x-DIS Sensor

Configure a sensirion-sht3xd sensor to integrate a Sensirion SHT3x-DIS temperature and humidity sensor into your machine:

Navigate to the CONFIGURE tab of your machine’s page in the Viam app. Click the + icon next to your machine part in the left-hand menu and select Component. Select the sensor type, then select the sensirion-sht3xd model. Enter a name or use the suggested name for your sensor and click Create.

Creation of a sensirion-sht3xd sensor in the Viam app config builder.

Fill in the attributes as applicable to your sensor, according to the table below.

  "components": [
      "name": "<your-sensirion-sht3xd-sensor-name>",
      "model": "sensirion-sht3xd",
      "type": "sensor",
      "namespace": "rdk",
      "attributes": {
        "i2c_bus": "<your-i2c-bus-index-on-board>",
        "i2c_address": "<your-i2c-address>"
      "depends_on": []

The following attributes are available for sensirion-sht3xd sensors:

i2c_busstringRequiredThe index of the I2C bus on the board that the sensor is wired to.
i2c_addressstringOptionalThe I2C device address of the sensor.
Default: 0x44

Test the sensor

After you configure your sensor, navigate to the CONTROL tab and select the Sensors dropdown panel. If you have multiple sensors configured, your sensor will be listed here among others. To access detailed readings from your sensor, click on the Get Readings button.

The sensor component in the control tab

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