Smart Nestboxes

Slack: #nestbox-general, #nestbox-hardware, #nestbox-software

Website: http://nestbox.octanis.org

In collaboration with the Swiss Ornithological Institute:

Important for Field Test Phase
  1. Github for data upload, feedback and issue reporting.
  2. Visualiser for SD card data processing

System components (v3)

Bill of Material

Item description Sourcing price @ QTY:40 (CHF/US$)
Main data logger PCB 50
OpenLog for SD card logging 15
Cables, connectors 10
Case, battery holder, user button 15
RFID PCB 10
RFID antenna 5
Antenna encapsulation 10
Load Cell 20
Perch wood, screws, glue, other materials 10
Consumables
Battery 7
SD card 5
Add-ons
(optional: solar cells + charger) 15
(optional: LoRa) 20
Manufacturing time ca. 5-7 hours
TOTAL Kit price excl. manufacturing starting at CHF 157.-

Step-by-step Assembly Guide