Pages and Files
Where are the Eggs Going?
Dust Sensor Design
DIY Plexi Enclosure
Air Quality Egg Software
Flashing AQE Sensor Interface Shield
Tim Dye provided the following docs that summarize work he's been doing in this area over the past few years.
NO2 Sensors Report.pdf
"report from a project we did for the US EPA to characterize the quality of low cost sensor technologies. We worked with 2 groups and the results are promising, but more work is really needed to make the low cost sensors sensitive to ambient pollutant concentrations.
I created table to summarize the range of pollutants and what’s needed in terms of accuracy and other characteristics for low cost sensors. **NOTE: Units need to be corrected-- EPA's PM standards are in micrograms not milligrams per cubic meter, so it should read 35 ug/m^3 as the 24 hour avg. standard, for example, not mg/m3.
A list of commercial AQ instruments that range from low-cost to mid-cost.
discusses how to read radon gas in the home
looks at Dylos DC1100 Pro Air laser particle counter and the Sharp Dust Sensor
looks at the Grove /Shinyei Model PPD42NS Dust Sensor
discusses how to use Dylos DC1100 Pro Air laser particle counter with an Arduino to post data to COSM/Pachube
looks at the Sharp GP2Y1010AU0F Dust Sensor
Experiments/Comparison study with Sharp Dust Sensor:
MICS-2710 - NO2pdf
mics-2610 - O3.pdf
SHARP GP2Y1010AU0F - Dust Sensor.pdf
Application Notes / Guides
mics_an1-sensor additional information.pdf
mics_an2 - MICS FAQ.pdf
mics-an3 - CO detection with MICS 5525.pdf
e2v Mics SensorCharacterizationData.pdf
- Characterization information from the manufacturer of the sensors
Tutorial about the low cost
DHT temperature & humidity sensors
help on how to format text
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