node-red-contrib-unit-converter 0.0.2

A Node Red node for unit conversions

npm install node-red-contrib-unit-converter

A Node Red node for unit conversions between some common units.

Install

Run the following npm command in your Node-RED user directory (typically ~/.node-red):

npm install node-red-contrib-unit-converter

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Usage

This node will convert the msg.input value (specified as input unit X) from the input message, to another msg.outnput value (specified as output unit Y) in the output message.

For example the value in the input messages is expressed as inches, which have to be converted in the output message as centimeters :

Unit conversion

[{"id":"f40e9759.cf9f68","type":"unit-converter","z":"47b91ceb.38a754","category":"length","inputUnit":"in","outputUnit":"cm","inputField":"input","outputField":"output","name":"","x":871.5001640319824,"y":876.3333530426025,"wires":[["947aacdd.41bd8"]]},{"id":"94cfee26.d1a59","type":"inject","z":"47b91ceb.38a754","name":"","topic":"","payload":"5","payloadType":"num","repeat":"","crontab":"","once":false,"x":518.5002746582031,"y":876.6667184829712,"wires":[["5b45dc85.f76e84"]]},{"id":"947aacdd.41bd8","type":"debug","z":"47b91ceb.38a754","name":"","active":true,"console":"false","complete":"true","x":1044.5000801086426,"y":876.0000019073486,"wires":[]},{"id":"5b45dc85.f76e84","type":"change","z":"47b91ceb.38a754","name":"","rules":[{"t":"set","p":"input","pt":"msg","to":"payload","tot":"msg"}],"action":"","property":"","from":"","to":"","reg":false,"x":681.5001602172852,"y":876.333384513855,"wires":[["f40e9759.cf9f68"]]}]

This node is based on the convert-units library, where you can find a list of all available units.

Node configuration

Category

A number of unit categories can be selected:

  • Length
  • Mass
  • Temperature
  • Volume
  • ...

Input unit

The source unit of the msg.input message value.

Output unit

The destination unit of the msg.output message value, i.e. the value to which the value will be converted.

Input field

The field name in the input message, that will contain the value that needs to be converted. By default the input value will be located inside the msg.payload field.

Output field

The field name in the output message, that will contain the converted value. By default the output value will be located inside the msg.payload field.

Round result to ... decimals

When selected, the output number(s) will be rounded to the specified number of decimals.

Node Info

Version: 0.0.2
Updated 2 years ago
License: Apache-2.0
Rating: 1.0 1

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Keywords

  • node-red
  • unit
  • convert
  • conversion
  • length
  • volume

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