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Posted: 08 July 2017 at 2:32am | IP Logged Quote TassyJim

A bad link makes life difficult!

I have noticed that restarting the code once the capacitor value has been found and set i the code seems to work better.
When simply exiting the capacitor set routine and monitoring, the module seems too quite.

With my test setup (on the bench), I can create Disturber events by putting a finger on the module. Too much touching and I get a noise too high.

My simulator seems to work OK and I can create close and distant events easily enough.

I still need to put the module outside away from the computers etc and play with the gain settings.

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Posted: 08 July 2017 at 3:18am | IP Logged Quote Phil23

Jim,

Do you think I am doing totally the wrong thing by using an ESP-8266 on the console so close to the AS3935?

I know it's up at 2.4Gig, but I'm not much of an RF guru when it comes to harmonics & other interference.

And yes, the code seems to run better if you don't visit the cap routine.

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Posted: 08 July 2017 at 3:38am | IP Logged Quote TassyJim

Switchmode power supplies and 240V LED lights are more likely to cause interference.

If you aren't getting "noise too high" too often or too many Disturber events, I would wait for a storm and see what happens.

I haven't play with the ESP-8266 for a while and didn't look at it's RF noise.

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Posted: 08 September 2017 at 8:29am | IP Logged Quote lew247

Has anyone got a lightning detector working properly?
I'm going to include on in my weather station but reading the posts here it seems very complex to get it working and not certain if anyone has even got it working right
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Posted: 09 September 2017 at 5:55am | IP Logged Quote RonnS

hello Lew,

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if anyone has even got it working right

idont know but i know you can buy a asembled one with Housing from
ELV Germany

these Parts should working

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Thanks Ron, but that won't integrate into the weather station I have
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