HOW TO – Detect pollutants with Arduino

Arduino Energy & Sustainability

Here’s a how-to regarding the detection of volatile organic compounds using Arduino and a TGS2620 sensor –

This lets your Arduino smell (and hence you program responses to) overall gas levels for a variety of nasties, including ethanol, methane, formaldehyde, and a bunch of other volatile organic compounds.

No explanation as to how refraining from shirt usage enhances this process, but we’ll keep you posted. – How to smell pollutants instructable

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6 thoughts on “HOW TO – Detect pollutants with Arduino

  1. liseman says:

    as the maker of this instructable, i can confirm that most projects are more enjoyable by refraining from usage of as much clothing as you can get away with:-) there is, of course, the painful exception of welding…

  2. says:

    I’d like to add soldering and lathe operation as activities best enjoyed while clothed.

  3. Collin Cunningham says:

    upon further consideration I can report positive results from blogging sans shirt – no pants data as of yet.

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