Adafruit BMP180 Barometric Pressure/Temp/Altitude Sensor- 5V ready - Pimoroni
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Adafruit BMP180 Barometric Pressure/Temp/Altitude Sensor- 5V ready

ADA1603
  • £10.50

    Discontinued!

We don't sell this product anymore, but we've left this page here for reference.

This precision sensor from Bosch is the best low-cost sensing solution for measuring barometric pressure and temperature.

  • 5V compliant - a 3.3V regulator and a i2c level shifter circuit is included so you can use this sensor safely with 5V logic and power.
  • Because pressure changes with altitude you can also use it as an altimeter!
  • Replaces the Bosch BMP085, though its identical in terms of firmware/software/interfacing
  • Pressure sensing range: 300-1100 hPa (9000m to -500m above sea level)
  • Up to 0.03hPa / 0.25m resolution
  • -40 to +85°C operational range, +-2°C temperature accuracy
  • This board/chip uses I2C 7-bit address 0x77.

Using the sensor is easy. For example, if you're using an Arduino, simply connect the VIN pin to the 5V voltage pin, GND to ground, SCL to I2C Clock (Analog 5) and SDA to I2C Data (Analog 4). Then download the BMP085/BMP180 Arduino library and example code for temperature, pressure and altitude calculation. Install the library, and load the example sketch. Immediately you'll have precision temperature, pressure and altitude data.

Adafruits detailed tutorial has all the info you need including links to software and installation instructions. It includes more information about the BMP180 so you can understand the sensor in depth including how to properly calculate altitude based on sea-level barometric pressure.

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