Sensirion SHTx Element

The SHTx element is used to measure temperature and humidity. This element is for using the Sensirion SHTx temperature and humidity sensor, which is featured on the MikroElektronika SHT Click board and Adafruit SHT31-D breakout board.

The SHTx is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab.


The following properties can be changed for the SHTx element:


The name of the element.

I2C Driver Instance

The I2C bus used to communicate with the sensor.


Version of the SHT sensor used. The sensor model may if it’s used on a shield or breakout board. The model options available include the following:

  • SHTx
  • SHTCx


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the SHTx element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the SHTx triggers.

Temperature Read

Execute an event when temperature data is read.

Humidity Read

Execute an event when humidity data is read.


The following abilities are available for the SHTx element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the SHTx element.

Read Temperature (°C)

Read the sensor’s temperature data (in Celsius).

Read Humidity (%rh)

Read the sensor’s humidity data in relative humidity percentage.