Dual Gas CO and CH4 Detection Sensor - MQ-9B

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Dual Gas CO and CH4 Detection Sensor - MQ-9B

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The MQ-9B is a high-quality CO and CH₄ gas detection sensor from Winsen. The sensor utilizes SnO2, a sensing material known for its low conductivity in clean air. The MQ-9B is designed to detect carbon monoxide (1.5V) using a method of cycling between high and low temperatures. As the concentration of CO and CH₄ gas increases, the sensor's conductivity also rises. The sensor is capable of detecting CH₄ gas concentrations ranging from 10-500ppm. Despite the complex nature of this process, a simple circuit allows for easy measurement of conductivity changes and data conversion, although some calibration may be required.

The MQ-9B sensor is compatible with the Gas Sensor Breakout Board from Sparkfun, which greatly simplifies the soldering process.

One of the standout features of the MQ-9B sensor is its sensitivity to both CO and CH₄ gases. This makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of applications, from home safety devices to industrial gas leak detectors. The sensor's robust design and high sensitivity allow for accurate and reliable gas detection in various environments.

With the MQ-9B sensor, users can benefit from enhanced safety and improved monitoring capabilities. The sensor's ability to detect even slight changes in gas concentrations ensures timely detection of potential gas leaks, helping to prevent accidents and maintain a safe environment.

For detailed information about the MQ-9B sensor, including specifications and usage guidelines, refer to the official datasheet provided by Sparkfun.


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Brand Sparkfun
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Length17 mm
Width17 mm
Height17 mm
Weight4,1 g

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