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Octopus BME280 Pressure Sensor


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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 BME280 Pressure Sensor is an electric brick, which has an integrated temperature sensor, air pressure sensor, and humidity sensor onboard. You can use it to measure humidity, temperature and air pressure, or even to calculate the altitude according to the measured air pressure!


  • Low power consumption and small size.
  • 3mm standard positioning hole.
  • Rated 3.3v power supply, which is enough to support micro:bit.
  • Support I2C and SPI protocol.

Quick Start

Hardware Connection

Connect the sensor to I2C connector on octopus:bit using a jumper cable.

Insert micro:bit into the edge slot of octopus:bit.


Click to open Makecode, write your code to read air pressure values and display it on the micro:bit screen.

Link of the whole program


Air pressure values are scrolling on the micro:bit screen with unit mb.


Collections: ElecFreaks

Type: Octopus Electric Bricks