Items you will need:
Arduino development board such as this one
What does it do?
The sensor has two outputs, an analogue output that is
dependent on how strong a flame is detected, or a digital output that will go high ifÂ a flame is detected above a threshold set by the modules potentiometer.Â This example program reads the status of both sensor outputs and outputs the resultÂ to the UART.
1 Analogue out
3 VCC (+5V)
4 Digital out
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/* Select the input pin for the flame detectors analogue output. */
#define FLAME_DETECT_ANA A0
/* Select the input pin for the flame detectors digital output. */
#define FLAME_DETC_DIO 2
/* Initialise serial and DIO */
/* Setup the serial port for displaying the status of the sensor */
/* Configure the DIO pin the sensors digital output will be connected to */
/* Main program loop */
/* Read the sensors analogue output and send it to the serial port */
Serial.print("Sensor Value: ");
/* Read the status of the sensors digital output and if it is high
then send an alert to the UART */
Serial.println(" FLAME DETECTED!");