Connected Hive

Hello everyone,
I started a year ago to develop a connected hive. The prototype I am currently working on, uses a Lora communication system through the things network to node red and finally the Blynk application
Starting from my prototype, I developped a PCB with Kicad. In this PCB there is a ESP32 module, a RFM 95 lora, Deepsleep mode, load sensor with hx711, BME280 sensor and multiple DS18B20
3D lora node

My PCB is now working after some time spend on it!
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Quite interesting! Would you share some more details about this project? I mean code, PCB, …


Hi, just wondering why you’re monitoring the hive. What information are you getting out of it?

one of the most information I need is the weight and also the internal temperature.

I believe if u also use a mic to monitor frequency and volume this can give early warning if about to swarm :wink:


I am also beekeeping and I am very interested in details of the project. Thx

aktually i am testing a version of heltec cubecell with ads1115…

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I you want more information you can find here :

Last test I did is the sleep current. I can measure less than 70mA

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THX a lot!
I’ll try under 1mA with cubecell-devboard, solar-battery-management and LoRa integrated, and very small :slight_smile:
the problem is the integration of the loadcell, the cube currently only supports a few sensors, but i’m confident …
if i am closer to the solution, i will report back here :slight_smile:

Sorry I wrote the wrong unit :wink: I got 70µA

ok… best! I’ll try it.