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Grove - Moisture Sensor

  • Brand: Seeedstudio
  • Product Code: GRV-MOISTURE
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  • Warranty Period: 12 months
  • RM13.00
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The Grove - Moisture Sensor can be used to detect the moisture of soil, to judge if there is dampness around the sensor. It can be used to decide if the plants in a garden needs watering. It can be used in gardens to automate watering plants. It can be used very easily by just inserting the sensor into the soil and reading the output using ADC.
 
For all Grove users (especially beginners), we provide you guidance PDF documents. Please download and read through Preface - Getting Started and Introduction to Grove before your use of the product.
 
Note: This sensor is not hardened against contamination or exposure of the control circuitry to water and may be prone to electrolytic corrosion across the probes , please use it for PROTOTYPING ONLY.

Ready to use with microcontrollers as digital input. This product also has a compact modular design Plug-and-play grove compatible interface.

Based on the picture above, the grove shield for Arduino is stacked with Seeeduino V4.2. Of course you can use that shield with Arduino too :)

 

You can get grove hat for Raspberry Pi here. It may not be the same as product above but still can use with Raspberry Pi.

Note: Controllers are sold separately.

Features:
  • Grove compatible interface
  • Easy to use
  • Soil moisture sensor based on soil resistivity measurement

Specifications:
  • Operating voltage: 3.3 ~5V
  • Operating current: 35mA
  • Sensor Output Value in dry soil: 0 ~ 300
  • Sensor Output Value in humid soil: 300 ~700
  • Sensor Output Value in water: 700 ~ 950
  • PCB size: 2.0cm X 6.0cm

Applications

  • Botanical Gardening
  • Moisture Sensoring
  • Consistency Measurement

Packing List:

  • 1 x Grove - Moisture Sensor
  • 1 x Grove 4 Pin Buckled 20cm Cable
Documents:

Getting Started:

 

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Can this sensor be used with arduino?
( Nathan, 06/06/2018 )
Hi, yes it is compatible with Arduino. Thanks.

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Tags: GROVE, Moisture Sensor, Soil, SeeedStudio, 101020008