How do you use Smart Thermo-Hygrometers?

So what exactly is a smart thermo-hygrometers? Well, it’s something that can monitor the temperature and humidity of your surrounding environment. And you can use this kind of data to set alarms, and take measures to keep your home comfortable at all times. Whether it’s taking care of pets, children, the elderly, or even helping to avoid health issues such as heatstroke and colds, smart thermo-hygrometers are a must-have. They can also help with storage conditions and keep an eye on items, such as fresh food in the refrigerator, expensive cigars, or even wine racks!
In this small buyers guide, we’re going to take a look at a few of our smart temperature and humidity sensors, their unique functions, advantages, and disadvantages, intelligent features, and more… To help you make a choice that best meets your needs when looking to buy.

Possibly the best mini hygrometer to ever have a screen: SwitchBot Meter.

This mini smart temperature and humidity sensor, with a 2.1-inch screen, is simple and compact in design. https://uk.switch-bot.com/products/switchbot-meter?utm_source=switchbotblog&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=blog-MeterMeter+Plus+and+the+roles+of+absolute+humidity+dew+point+temperature+and+VPD+when+monitoring+your+home+environment.-20230630 uses a high-precision Swiss sensor to generate accurate temperature-based data. And when placed next to the bedroom table, clear readings can be viewed through both its built-in screen, and even by using our app on your phone. It can also be used as a temperature alarm for children during sleep (when paired with a SwitchBot Hub).
You can easily set your device to monitor data to a certain temperature and humidity range. When it exceeds the set range value, you can automate the air conditioning in your child’s bedroom to automatically be adjusted to a desired temperature and humidity value, and you can also choose to receive an alert. This way, it can ensure that children with sensitive conditions have a healthier sleeping environment for growth, and also stops their sleeping environment from being too dry, causing skin discomfort.
Pros:
√ Most cost-effective with a screen.
√ Swiss high-precision sensor.
√ Four ways to install.
√ 36 days of local data storage.
√ Battery life up to 12 months
Cons:
× The screen is small, and difficult to see from a distance.
*Only for use at close range.

SwitchBot Meter not enough? Let's make it Plus.

When you’re far away from your device, you can also check your device’s temperature and humidity readings to help know just how hot, cold, or humid your home environment is thanks to a larger screen. What’s more, it is designed to be non-intrusive, and fits in perfectly to a wide range of desks, bedrooms, and well… just anywhere at home really!
SwitchBot Meter Plus features an upgraded screen, reducing image residue or blurring, and is now 3.1 inches in size, with larger fonts that help you see data clearer no matter where you are.
In addition to having the same functionality as the SwitchBot Meter, it can also display emoticons on the screen: dry, comfortable, and humid, allowing you to understand the comfort level of the environment in the room more quickly. You can also use voice commands (with a SwitchBot Hub) to determine how your surrounding climate is, in order, and you can automate your humidifier when it gets too dry, turn off air conditioning/fans, and more.
There are 6 ways to place Meter Plus, such as using its magnetic suction on kitchen refrigerators, hanging it on the wall before going out, or even placing it on your work desk.
There are 6 ways to place Meter Plus, such as using its magnetic suction on kitchen refrigerators, hanging it on the wall before going out, or even placing it on your work desk.
Pros:
√ Large LCD screen with clear display.
√ Non-intrusive.
√ 6 ways to install.
√ 68 days of local data storage.
√ Battery life up to 12 months
Cons:
× Only for use indoors.
× Not waterproof.

A better waterproof hygrometer for outdoor use: SwitchBot Indoor/Outdoor Thermo Hygrometer. Yes, it's here!

For those considering the use of a temperature hygrometer in outdoor scenarios, well… There’s only one answer: SwitchBot Indoor/Outdoor Thermo Hygrometer! With IP65 waterproof and UV resistance, it’s also great for hanging onto bags, and you can take it with you on the go no matter where you are, making it great for camping, mountain climbing, traveling, and other outdoor activities.
It’s small and compact and can be stored in spaces that are not often opened for a long time, such as your favorite cigar box or guitar case. Once you’re set up and ready to go, you can simply open our app on your phone to observe the environmental changes around you.
If you are also a plant enthusiast, you might be looking for a way to monitor all your green life at home. In addition to temperature and humidity data, Outdoor Meter can also read absolute humidity, dew point temperature, and VPD. This means when placed in your damp plant and reptile spaces, you can set alarm reminders to water or protect them from frost when the weather changes, ensuring that they grow at an optimal level… amazing!
Pros:
√ IP65 waterproof.
√ Now includes absolute humidity, dew point, and VPD data.
√ Features a high-precision Swiss sensor.
√ 68 days of local data storage
√ Battery life up to 24 months
Cons:
* No screen.
* Might need a SwitchBot Hub 2.
*SwitchBot Hub 2 is recommended to be used to enable sound alerts and alarms. Please refer to this article to find out more.

A little summary.

If you’re considering purchasing a smart thermo-hygrometers, you can, of course, choose according to your own needs. If you want to place it outdoors, then Indoor/Outdoor Thermo Hygrometer is definitely for you. For beginners with home temperature monitoring needs, both Meter and Meter Plus are great choices too.
However, if you want to place them both indoors and outdoors, and there is a need for more than one temperature hygrometer, you can consider a combination of screen-based and non-screen-based meters too. But from a cost-effectiveness perspective, it is recommended to choose a set with SwitchBot Hub and enable more intelligent home automation functions to easily achieve a smarter, more suitable living environment.