Grove Zero - Temperature Sensor
An input module to measure intensity of Temperature in the surrounding environment.
Module Category: Input
What is it?
The temperature sensor measures the ambient temperature, in Celsius degree (℃) by default.
Grove Zero Series Introduction:
Grove Zero is a set of programmable elctronic building blocks which snap together with magentic connections & are used in conjuction with graphical programming software to achieve creative and functional projects. Grove Zero can be used boths as a tool to foster children's creativty as a classroom tool for STEM education. Learn more about the series here.
If this is your first experience with the Grove Zero series, we recommend that you purchase introductory kits such as the Starter Kit, Car Kit or Bit Kit, which include instructional documentation to help you get familiar with this educational series.
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How this module works?
The temperature sensor can convert detected ambient temperature into digital signals that can be read by the microcontroller for calculating the temperature. After processing the data, the microcontroller is able to calculate the temperature level (unit: ℃).
It has a measurement range from -25℃ to 100℃, with an accuracy to ±2℃. If the temperature is below a specified, adjustable value, we call it a low threshold, and we know the environment is currently cold; if it is above the value, then we call it a high threshold and we know the environment is regarded as hot.
Try using the low/high threshold to trigger events, e.g. the buzzer alarms when the temperature is high.
You can program the Temperature Sensor very easily with Codecraft to achieve more creative and challenging projects.
Connect modules together as shown below and see what happens when you move the modules to a colder or warmer environment:
Real World Analogy
|Power Supply ：Grove Zero battery module|
|Working Voltage: 5V|
|Working Current: 1.5A (Max)|
|Power Indication LED|
|Age for Use:||8+|
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