Weather Lamp is a RGB lamp made using Wiznet Pico WizFi360 and WS2812B LED’s. The lamp simulates the real-time weather using the openweathermap.org API. It read parameters like cloud intensity, temperature, time and try to mimic the cloud colors, sun/moon and change the base color as temperature range.
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Step 1: Designing & 3D Printing
- I have designed the model in Fusion360.
- Download the STL Files and 3D print them.
- By clicking on the 3D Model Link you can view the model in your PC/Mobile browser and the Model can be edited in Fusion360 software.
Step 2: Circuit Connection
- Connect the WizFi 360 and WS2812B LEDs as shown in circuit diagram.
Step 3: Assembly
- Assemble all the parts together using quick glue.
Step 4: Getting Openweathermap API Key
- Go to openweathermap.org and create your account and verify it.
- Now login to your account and click on you profile or right-top corner and go to My API Keys.
- Copy the API Key that you see this will be used later in Step 6.
Step 5: Arduino Libraries Setup
- First go to Files->Preferences and copy paste the following URL in Additional Boards Manager URLs:
- Go to Tools->Boards->Boards Manager and search for Raspberry Pi Pico/RP2040 and dinstall it.
- Download the WizFi360_arduino_library-main.zip , Go to Sketch->Include Library->Add .Zip Library and select the downloaded Zip file.
- Now got to Sketch->Include Library->Manage Libraries and Search for ArduinoJson, Adafruit_NeoPixel and install them.
Step 6: Code Changes
- Download the Arduino Code and make the followig changes
- At Line.No 20 you have to edit your Wifi Name(SSID) and Password.
/* Wi-Fi info */ char ssid = "SSID"; // your network SSID (name) char pass = "PASWORD"; // your network password
- At line 153 I have added 5 to hour and 30(Indian time zone IST 5:30) to Minutes and applied a maths to convert the APIs GMT time into ISt time zone.
- You may have to change the number(5 and 30) according to your tiem zone.
h = (h + 5) % 24; Serial.println(h); minute = (m + 30) % 60;
- At line 282 you have to enter your locations Longitude, Latitude and You accounts openweathermap API key.
// send the HTTP PUT request client1.println(F("GET /data/2.5/weather?lat=17.6795&lon=77.6051&appid=43f22249d3d42ec***********ca809b HTTP/1.1"));
Source: Weather Lamp