17. Octopus Soil Moisture Sensor Brick

17.1. Introduction


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

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17.2. Characteristics


  • The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play.

  • It can work with micro:bit in 3V.

17.3. 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

17.4. Outlook and Dimensions


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17.5. Quick to Start


Materials used and connection diagram

  • Connect to the P1 port as the picture shows

    Take sensor:bit for example

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Add Package

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.

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Reference

Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_X3xXFcTkMUex You can also download the links below:

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Result

  • The soil moisture is showing on the micro:bit after inserting the module into the soil.

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

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17.6. Relevant Cases


17.7. Technique Files