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Flora UV Index Sensor - Si1145 Light Sensor

SKU: ADA1981

$15.00 AUD, inc GST
$13.64 AUD, exc GST

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Flora UV Index Sensor - Si1145 Light Sensor
15 AUD

SKU: ADA1981

$15.00 AUD, inc GST
$13.64 AUD, exc GST
OR

Shipping:

  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

Your wearable can now keep you from getting sunburnt, with the Flora digital UV index sensor. Adafruit took Adafruit's popular SI1145 UV index sensor and cut out everything you don't need for using with a Flora. It's small, round, and connects to the I2C bus pads. Flora can even use Adafruit's library code to get calibrated light level and UV index data from the sensor.

Please note: this sensor can be used by Flora but is too complex for Gemma!

To use: connect the 3V, SDA and SCL, and GND pads of the sensor to your Flora 3V/SDA/SCL/GND pads, in that order. Then load up Adafruit's Arduino library and example code from Adafruit's tutorial to your Flora.


Technical Details

SI1145 Details:

  • IR Sensor Spectrum: Wavelength: 550nm-1000nm (centered on 800)
  • Visible Light Sensor Spectrum: Wavelength: 400nm-800nm (centered on 530)
  • Voltage Supply: Power with 3 VDC
  •  I2C address 0x60 (7-bit)
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C ~ 85°C

Breakout Board details:

  • Diameter: 14mm / 0.6"
  • Height: 2mm / 0.08"
  • Weight: 0.3g

Datasheets, Fritzing objects, and EagleCAD PCB files available in the tutorial

    Documentation and Resources:

    Product Comments

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    We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

    • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
    • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
    • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
    • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

    International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

    • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
    • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

    If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

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    Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
    Adamstown
    NSW, 2289
    Australia

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