34. Octopus Dust Sensor Detector Module with Sharp GP2Y1010AU0F

34.1. Introduction

Octopus Dust Sensor Detector Module with Sharp GP2Y1010AU0F adopts Sharp optical dust sensor(GP2Y1010AU0F). It is used to detect the density of dust particle with diameter beyond 0.8μm such as cigarette smoke.


34.2. Characteristics

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

34.3. Specifications

Item | Parameter :-: | :-: SKU|EF11083 Sensitivity|0.5V /(100μg/ m3) Effect Range|500μg/ m3 Working Voltage|2.5V~5.5V Working Current|20mA(Max) Working Temperature|-10℃~65℃ Storage Temperature|-20℃~80℃ Service Life|5 years Product Dimension|63.2mm×41.3mm×21.1mm Fixed Hole Size|2.0mm Vent Hole Size|9.0mm

34.4. Outlook and Dimensions


34.5. Quick to Start

Materials used and connection diagram

  • Connect the LED to P2 port and the out port to 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 the “iot”. ../../_images/GAN7O4X.png

Program as the picture shows

  1. Choose the LED on the micro:bit to show the bricks.

  2. Choose the dust brick in the IoT package to show it on the micro:bit.



Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_Fp7JYc0Wh9hY

You can also download the links below:



  • The current value of the smoke level is showing on the micro:bit.

34.6. Relevant Cases

34.7. Technique Files