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Arduino Mega 2560 Project 15: Analog Gas Sensor

Posted by Fiona Su on

Introduction:
This analog gas sensor - MQ2 is used in gas leakage detecting equipment in consumer electronics and industrial markets. This sensor is suitable for detecting LPG, I-butane, propane, methane, alcohol, Hydrogen and smoke. It has high sensitivity and quick response. In addition, the sensitivity can be adjusted by the potentiometer.
Specification:

  • Power supply: 5V
  • Interface type: Analog
  • Wide detecting scope
  • Quick response and High sensitivity
  • Simple drive circuit
  • Stable and long lifespan
  • Size: 49.7*20mm
  • Weight: 8g

Connection Diagram:

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Sample Code:

///Arduino Sample Code
void setup()
{
  Serial.begin(9600); //Set serial baud rate to 9600 bps
}
void loop()
{
int val;
val=analogRead(0);//Read Gas value from analog 0
Serial.println(val,DEC);//Print the value to serial port
delay(100);
}

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Buy it here>>Sensor Starter Kit For Arduino Mega 2560

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