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Octopus Flame 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 Flame Sensor is a module based on an infrared receiver (IR probe).  Simple in design, light, convenient, and very sensitive, it can be used to detect the a flame source, make a simple fire-fighting robot, produce fire alarms, and so on.

Note that the infrared sensor operating temperature is generally from -25 degree to 85 degree. In order to avoid damage during use, maintain suitable distance from the flame probe to the flame!


  • Adjustable sensitivity (using the blue digital potentiometer)
  • Output type: Digital switching output 0-1
  • Power supply needs: 5V
  • Interface type: Analog
  • Pin Definition: 1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND
  • Fast response and High sensitivity
  • Simple drive circuit
  • Stable and long life



Please visit the ElecFreaks wiki page for more info about this product. It will be appreciated if you can help us improve the documents, add more demo code, or create tutorials.

Collections: ElecFreaks

Type: Octopus Electric Bricks