tap-thunderboard from matatika

Silicon Labs Thunderboard tap that collect environmental data - temperature, uv, ambient light - from a physical device.

The tap-thunderboard extractor pulls data from Thunderboard that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started


If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration

  1. Add the tap-thunderboard extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-thunderboard
  3. Configure the tap-thunderboard settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-thunderboard set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-thunderboard test

Next steps

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.


The current capabilities for tap-thunderboard may have been automatically set when originally added to the Hub. Please review the capabilities when using this extractor. If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.

This plugin has the following capabilities:

  • catalog
  • discover

You can override these capabilities or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the capabilities key.


The tap-thunderboard settings that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, click on any setting name from the list:

You can override these settings or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the settings key.

Please consider adding any settings you have defined locally to this definition on MeltanoHub by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the settings for this plugin.

Mode (mode)

  • Environment variable: TAP_THUNDERBOARD_MODE

'dump' mode scans for devices and dumps measurements continuously

'file' mode processes the filename in the dataDirectory

Data Directory (dataDirectory)


The local directory where thunderboard data can be found (Required for 'file' mode)

Filename (filename)

  • Environment variable: TAP_THUNDERBOARD_FILENAME

The name of the file in the dataDirectory to be processed (Required for 'file' mode)

Truncate (truncate)

  • Environment variable: TAP_THUNDERBOARD_TRUNCATE
  • Default Value: true

Remove file contents after processing (Optional. Default - true)

Device ID (deviceId)

  • Environment variable: TAP_THUNDERBOARD_DEVICEID

Limit output from discovered thunderboards to a specific deviceId (Optional)

Something missing?

This page is generated from a YAML file that you can contribute changes to.

Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-thunderboard extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the


meltano add extractor tap-thunderboard

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