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The Gas Sensor MQ-5 is a compact and sensitive module designed for detecting the presence of natural gas (methane) in the air. It utilizes a tin dioxide (SnO2) semiconductor gas sensor combined with a heating element and an analog-to-digital converter. The module provides reliable gas detection and is commonly used in applications such as gas leakage detection, safety systems, and environmental monitoring. With its high sensitivity and fast response time, the MQ-5 sensor offers an effective solution for detecting methane gas and ensuring safety in various settings.

      Gas Sensor Detector Module MQ 5

      SKU: 136
      ₹160.00 Regular Price
      ₹120.00Sale Price
      • Specification

        • Gas Detection: Methane (natural gas)
        • Sensing Element: Tin dioxide (SnO2) semiconductor gas sensor
        • Operating Voltage: Typically 5V DC
        • Heater Resistance: 33 Ω ± 5 Ω at room temperature
        • Load Resistance: Adjustable via potentiometer
        • Dimensions: Compact size, varies depending on the module


        • Power Supply: Connect the VCC pin of the module to the 5V pin of the microcontroller or power supply.
        • Ground: Connect the GND pin of the module to the ground (GND) pin of the microcontroller or power supply.
        • Analog Output: Connect the AOUT pin of the module to an analog input pin of the microcontroller or ADC (Analog-to-Digital Converter) module.
        • Load Resistance Adjustment: Adjust the potentiometer on the module to set the load resistance for optimal sensitivity.
        • Coding: Write the microcontroller code to read the analog gas detection values from the module and perform appropriate actions or display the readings.
        • Calibration: Calibrate the sensor according to the specific gas being detected (methane) and the sensor's specifications (refer to the datasheet or documentation).
        • Testing: Expose the gas sensor to methane gas and observe the readings or trigger actions based on the gas concentration.
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