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Octopus Analog UV sensor (GUVA-S12SD)


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Octopus Electronic Bricks! You can use them build electronics projects just as easy as piling bricks! By using Octopus electronic bricks, you may connect Arduino or compatible boards easily with various digital, analog and I2C/Uart interfaces. These breadboard-less firm connections includes an extensive collection of modules like potentiometers, sensors, relays, servos, and even buttons.  Just plug and play!

Octopus Analog UV sensor (GUVA-S12SD) is the UV electric brick in the Octopus series, with the same orientation connectors, and PCB fixing holes as the other Octopus electric bricks.

It can measure the total UV intensity of sunlight; linear signal voltage output; and it can be used as a UV dosimeter, UV index instrument, a flame detector, etc,.


Designed for occasion that need reliable and concise UV index readings.

Can be used with micro:bit 3V power.

Easy and convenient connection.


Name:    O;ctopus Analog UV sensor (GUVA-S12SD)

SKU:    EF04093

Working Voltage:    DC 3~5.5V

Connection Mode:   G-GND,V-VCC,S-signal pin

Test Precision:    ±1 UV INDEX

Wave length:    200nm-370nm

Response Time:    Below 0.5 second

Size :   38.9x23.5mm

Net weight:   5g

Quick Start

Hardware Connection

Connect the module with the wire(with buckle) to the PI pins on the Octopus:bit, insert the micro:bit to the Octopus:bit.

Software Programming

Program in the makecode and analog read P1 to get the intensity of the UV that would be displayed on the micro:bit. Links


The UV intensity is showing on the micro:bit.

Collections: ElecFreaks

Type: Octopus Electric Bricks