Step 4: Install your sensorbox

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Waterproof your sensorbox

As your sensorbox will be outside, it's important to waterproof all the connections and sensitive electronics. Hereafter, you will find an example of a waterproof system used without any greenhouse.

Use a Waterproof electric box to protect the RPi and the board


Use a plastic box to protect the solar panel


Use plastic bottles to protect the sensors


Put glue in every hole to insulate from water


Use a plastic box, some hooks, rope and tape ...


... to install the webcam

Nota

It is important to start using your sensorbox with a fully charged battery, before plugging your sensorbox.