Water Flow Sensor - 1/2"

SKU: SEN0217 Brand: DFRobot
The Water Flow sensor measures the rate of a liquid flowing through it. The YF-S201 water flow sensor consists of a plastic valve body, flow rotor and hall effect sensor. It is usually used at the inlet end to detect the amount of flow. When liquid flows through the sensor, a magnetic rotor will rotate and the rate of rotation will vary with the rate of flow. The hall effect sensor will then output a pulse width signal. Connect it to a microcontroller and you can monitor multiple devices such as your coffee maker, sprinkler or anything else, and control the water flow rate to suit your needs!
$16.67 AUD, inc GST
$15.15 AUD, exc GST

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Introduction

The Water Flow sensor measures the rate of a liquid flowing through it. The YF-S201 water flow sensor consists of a plastic valve body, flow rotor and hall effect sensor. It is usually used at the inlet end to detect the amount of flow. When liquid flows through the sensor, a magnetic rotor will rotate and the rate of rotation will vary with the rate of flow. The hall effect sensor will then output a pulse width signal. Connect it to a microcontroller and you can monitor multiple devices such as your coffee maker, sprinkler or anything else, and control the water flow rate to suit your needs!

Note:
*A 20 mm rifled pipe is recommended
*Avoid unit contact with corrosive chemicals
*The unit must be installed vertically, tilted no more than 5 degrees
*Liquid temperature should be less than 120 C to avoid damage to unit

Specification

  • Inner Diameter: 11 mm
  • Outside diameter: 0.78" (20 mm)
  • Thread length: 1/2"
  • Proof Water Pressure: <1.75 MPa
  • Water Flow Range: 1-30 L/min
  • Voltage Range: 5~12 V
  • Operating Current: 15 mA (DC 5V)
  • Insulation Resistance: >100 MΩ
  • Accuracy: ±5% (2~30L/min)
  • The Output Pulse High Level: >4.7 VDC (DC input voltage 5 V)
  • The Output Pulse Low Level: <0.5 VDC (DC input voltage 5 V)
  • Output Pulse Duty Ratio: 50% ± 10%
  • Water-flow Formula: 1L = 450 square waves
  • Working Humidity Range: 25% ~ 95% RH (no frost)
  • Dimension: 62*36*35 mm/2.44*1.37*1.37 inches
  • Weight: 52g

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  • Gravity - Water Flow Sensor - 1/2" x1

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Sensors>Liquid & Flow

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