SparkFun gator:UV - micro:bit Accessory Board

The SparkFun gator:UV micro:bit Accessory Board is an ultraviolet sensing solution created to interface with the micro:bit as easily as possible.

AUD$ 11.95

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Description

The SparkFun gator:UV micro:bit Accessory Board is an ultraviolet sensing solution created to interface with the micro:bit as easily as possible. As part of SparkFun's gator:bit series of alligator-clippable accessories, it can be easily interfaced with the micro:bit or other microcontrollers via the SparkFun gator:bit! This sensor board a great solution for monitoring the UV light exposure in your next experiment! The gator:UV is designed around the VEML6070, an advanced UV light sensor that communicates over an I2C bus, incorporating a photodiode, amplifiers, and analogue/digital circuits all into a single chip.

The UV Light Sensor Breakout has measures UVA (365 ±10nm) radiation and converts the ultraviolet light intensity into digital data for you to read.


The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that lets you get creative with digital technology. Between the micro:bit and our shield-like bit boards you can do almost anything while coding, customising and controlling your micro:bit from almost anywhere! You can use your micro:bit for all sorts of unique creations, from robots to musical instruments and more. At half the size of a credit card, this versatile board has vast potential!



Specifications

  • gator:bit Compatible
  • Operating Voltage: 1.7V-3.6V
  • Supply Current: 480 µA
  • UVA Resolution: 0.93 counts/µW/cm2
  • UVA Resolution: 2.1 counts/µW/cm2

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