Gravity: Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor - Corrosion Resistance

  • Product Code: SEN0193
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Introduction This product measures soil moisture levels by capacitive sensing, rather than resistive sensing like other types of moisture sensor. It is made of a corrosion resistant material giving i..

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Introduction

This product measures soil moisture levels by capacitive sensing, rather than resistive sensing like other types of moisture sensor. It is made of a corrosion resistant material giving it a long service life. Insert it into soil and impress your friends with the real-time soil moisture data!

The product includes an on-board voltage regulator which gives it an operating voltage range of 3.3 ~ 5.5V. It is compatible with low-voltage MCUs (both 3.3V and 5V logic).

This sensor is compatible with our 3-pin "Gravity" interface, which means it can be directly connected to the I/O Shield.



Get a text or call if your plant is getting too dry, along with a nice LCD display giving information regarding your plant's health.

Hardware Components:

  • Particle Photon
  • Soil Moisture Sensor
  • I2C 16x2 LCD Display Module
  • RGB Diffused Common Cathode
  • Micro USB Connector
  • Uxcell Perf Board 4x6cm


Particle Photon Project 2: Annoying Soil Moisture Sensor with Photon and IFTTT Project

Never forget to water your plants again with this super annoying project. It combines visual, auditory, and textual cues that will prevent you from doing anything else until you provide your plant with much-needed hydration. A piezo buzzer constantly blares a shrill note, while a super-bright LED annoys your peripheral vision. In addition, this project will send constant texts to your phone reminding you that your plant needs to be watered. Sounds like fun, right

Hardware Components:

  • Digital Buzzer
  • Bright LED Module
  • Analog Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor
  • Particle Photon
  • Micro USB Cable
  • 400 Tie Point Interlocking Solderless Breadboard
  • Jumper Cables (M/M) (65 Pack)


Project 3: OBLOQ-IoT Module +Micro:bit IoT Flower Watering

Hardware Components:

  • UART OBLOQ – IOT Module (Microsoft Azure)
  • Micro:Mate - A Mini Board for micro:bit (Compatible)
  • Micro:bit - an Educational & Creative Tool for Kids
  • 9g Metal Gear Micro Servo (1.8Kg)
  • One bottle and part of tube
  • Analog Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor- Corrosion Resistant

Features

  • Supports 3-Pin Interface
  • Analog Output

Applications

  • Gardening & Farming
  • Moisture Detection
  • Intelligent Agriculture

Specification

  • Operating Voltage: 3.3 ~ 5.5 VDC
  • Output Voltage: 1.2 ~ 2.5V
  • Interface: PH2.0-3P
  • Dimension: 98mm * 23mm (3.86in x 0.905in)
  • Weight: 15g

Shipping List

  • Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor x1
  • Analog Sensor Cable x1

Projects


Plants die all the time from lack of watering. You're busy and those ferns aren't going to raise their hands when feeling parched. So, for the plant enthusiast on the go, this prototype soil moisture probe is your ticket to happy and healthy ferns and ficus.
Hardware list:

Constructing your complete soil moisture probe using the Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor, a Helium Atom Prototyping Module, a Helium Adapter, and an UNO

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