17. Octopus Soil Moisture Sensor Brick¶
Octopus Soil Moisture Sensor Brick can read the amount of moisture present in the soil surrounding it.
The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play.
It can work with micro:bit in 3V.
Item | Parameter
:-: | :-: SKU|EF04027 Power Input|3V-5.5V Connector Type |Analog Pins Definition|1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND Response|Quick response with high sensitivity Circuit|Simple Stability|Stable and durable
17.4. Outlook and Dimensions¶
17.5. Quick to Start¶
Materials used and connection diagram¶
Connect to the P1 port as the picture shows
Take sensor:bit for example
Click “Advanced”in the choice of the MakeCode to find more choices.
Program as the picture shows¶
The soil moisture is showing on the micro:bit circularly.
Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_X3xXFcTkMUex You can also download the links below:---
The soil moisture is showing on the micro:bit after inserting the module into the soil.
Click “Extensions”, search “iot”in the dialog box and then download it.