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Grove - Twig - Water Sensor

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This water sensor module is part of the Twig system. This sensor works by having a series of exposed traces connected to ground and interlaced between the grounded traces are the sens traces. The sensor traces have a weak pull-up resistor of 1 MΩ. The resistor will pull the sensor trace value high until a drop of water shorts the sensor trace to the grounded trace. believe it or not this circuit will work with the digital I/O pins of your Arduino or you can use it with the analog pins to detect the amount of water induced contact between the grounded and sensor traces.

Features
  • Grove compatible interface
  • Low power consumption
  • 2.0cm x 2.0cm twig module
  • High sensitivity
Applications Ideas
  • Rainfall detecting
  • Liquid leakage
  • Tank overflow detector
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This water sensor module is part of the Twig system. This sensor works by having a series of exposed traces connected to ground and interlaced between the grounded traces are the sens traces. The sensor traces have a weak pull-up resistor of 1 MΩ. The resistor will pull the sensor trace value high until a drop of water shorts the sensor trace to the grounded trace. believe it or not this circuit will work with the digital I/O pins of your Arduino or you can use it with the analog pins to detect the amount of water induced contact between the grounded and sensor traces.

Features
  • Grove compatible interface
  • Low power consumption
  • 2.0cm x 2.0cm twig module
  • High sensitivity
Applications Ideas
  • Rainfall detecting
  • Liquid leakage
  • Tank overflow detector

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