28. Octopus Light Sensor

28.1. Introduction


  • Octopus Light Sensor Brick can detect the light value of the current environment. It is in a small volume with a low power consumption and it is very easy to operate with good performance.

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28.2. Characteristics


28.3. Specification


Item Parameter
SKU EF04092
Power Supply 3V-5.5V
Connection Type Analog
Pins Definition 1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND
Response Quick response
Circuit Simple drive circuit
Stability Stable and durable

28.4. Outlook and Dimension


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28.5. Quick to Start


Materials required and connections diagram

  • Connect to P1 port as the picture shows.

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Program as the picture shows


Click “Advanced” in the drawer of the MakeCode to see more choices.

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We need to add a package for programming, click “Extensions” on the bottom of the drawer and search with “smarthomer“ in the dialogue box to download it.

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Note: If you met a tip indicating codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips tell or build a new project.

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Reference

Link:https://makecode.microbit.org/_iMH0jK6quc2j

You can also download it directly:

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Result

  • If the light intensity is below 50, it shows the specified icons or it shows a “smile” face.

28.6. Relevant Cases


28.7. Technical Files