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I've been looking for a wireless temperature gauge, with humidity as a bonus. So far, with the exception of things like an Apex, I've been unable to locate too many options. Of what I have found, these two seem like the best out there.

https://www.amazon.com/SensorPush-Wireless-Thermometer-Hygrometer-Android/dp/B01AEQ9X9I

https://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-wi...68&sr=8-6&keywords=android+temperature+sensor

Is anyone using either one? The SensorPush certainly seems like a better option. I did find this thread (http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/parts-construction/317626-temp-sensor-wifi.html) but it's a year old and didn't seem to offer any insights.

Looking forward to thoughts/experiences!
 

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That was me that started that thread. I bought the SensorPush and SensorPush G1 WiFi Gateway. It's a great system that's easy to use. It's in an upstairs bedroom because that area heats up first.

It's gone off twice and we were home. I didn't even notice the temp change downstairs and the SensorPush texted me the heat was high. Sure enough, the A/C had quit working both times.

Thanks for the reminder, I'll update the original post.
 

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I just watched a YouTube video on the Engbird wireless thermometer/hydrometer, which Mike Tytula does a product review. I was thinking about buying it because it looked pretty impressive. However, it only works on a device connected to the same network; i.e. you cannot monitor when you're not at home.
 

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I just watched a YouTube video on the Engbird wireless thermometer/hydrometer, which Mike Tytula does a product review. I was thinking about buying it because it looked pretty impressive. However, it only works on a device connected to the same network; i.e. you cannot monitor when you're not at home.
A possible workaround would be to just have the monitoring software on a home PC or something and use a remote viewing app from your phone to check it while out of the house. Teamviewer works really well for me. This could be a little more trouble than it's worth for some though.
 

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The SensorPush needs a $100 gateway to contact you when you are out of the house; if you need that feature, then you are getting up closer to the Apex (well, Apex Jr.) price range. Seems to me that having a device that can also control the temp and humidity -- rather than just tell you there is a problem -- is valuable, though I don't know exactly what you're trying to accomplish. If you simply want a cheap way to know the temp and humidity from a remote (but still in your house) location, then you might consider this:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001B35APA/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I use one to check temp and humidity in my hibernaculum room; the monitor sits in my reptile room about 50 feet away.
 

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The SensorPush needs a $100 gateway to contact you when you are out of the house; if you need that feature, then you are getting up closer to the Apex (well, Apex Jr.) price range. Seems to me that having a device that can also control the temp and humidity -- rather than just tell you there is a problem -- is valuable, though I don't know exactly what you're trying to accomplish. If you simply want a cheap way to know the temp and humidity from a remote (but still in your house) location, then you might consider this:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001B35APA/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I use one to check temp and humidity in my hibernaculum room; the monitor sits in my reptile room about 50 feet away.
Pretty ugly, rather large. :-/

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If you want monitoring I use the La Crosse temp sensor and humidity sensor, its hooked to house wifi, and can send a text message when the frog room hits a determined temp. its relatively cheap, I think I bought mine for around $50.

I then have a room ac unit connected to a wemo switch that I can control from my phone or set a IFTTT.

Has saved my butt for 2 years now.
 
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