Some new gadgets have been sitting here for a while – couldn’t be arsed to write about them last week

It’s pack of three Xiaomi Mijia Temperature + Humidity Monitor 2 (what a name), product number seems to be LYWSD03MMC. They cost me 15.58€ in December, inclusive of shipping and indeed one CR2032 coin cell per unit. Units from German distributors are more like 10 to 15€ each with negligible volume discounts – and shipping cost on top of that.

Anyway, here’s an explosion view from the unit, likely made by Xiaomi and not the seller:

I’ve been using other cheapo thermometer/hygrometer units for the past, well, probably 10 to 15 years, they’re really inexpensive at sub-2€ each and run on LR44 batteries basically indefinitely. […]