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Simple Air Sensor

Regular price $60.00 USD
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The Simple Air Sensor is an open source, bare-bones version of the PurpleAir sensor.  The Simple Air Sensor uses a Plantower particulate sensor for 1, 2.5, and 10 micron dust. This kit comes with a pre-programmed Arduino with a colored light that changes based on the level of PM 2.5 it detects. Plug into your computer to read all three particle sizes.

Included in kit:

  • PlanTower Dust Sensor
  • Arduino with USB cable
  • LED Light
  • Small Breadboard


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    This is a Prototyping Kit: Prototyping Kits offered by the Public Lab Kits Initiative are in-development kits which we send out for people to help prototype and experiment with, in order to refine and improve them. These help support the development of new techniques for monitoring environmental problems. We call these Prototyping Kits and they come with a list of challenges and problems to solve.
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