17. Octopus Soil Moisture Sensor Brick(EF04027)#

17.1. Introduction#

Octopus Soil Moisture Sensor Brick can read the amount of moisture present in the soil surrounding it.


17.3. Characteristics#

The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play. It can work with micro:bit in 3V.

17.4. Specifications#

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

17.5. Outlook and Dimensions#


17.6. Quick to Start#

Materials used and connection diagram#

Connect to the P1 port as the picture shows

Take sensor:bit for example


Add Package#

Click “Advanced”in the choice of the MakeCode to find more choices.


Click “Extensions”, search “iot”in the dialog box and then download it.



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.

17.7. Relevant Cases#

17.8. Technique Files#