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CH4 (Methane) Gas Sensor

605-00008: PARALLAX INC. View Larger Image
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Jameco Part no. 2111610
Manufacturer PARALLAX INC.
Manufacturer no. 605-00008
  RoHS compliant
   NCNR (Non-Cancelable, Non Returnable)
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CH4 (Methane) Gas Sensor

The CH4 (Methane) Gas Sensor is used in gas detection equipment for detecting Methane in home, automotive or industrial settings. This line of sensors can be interfaced with any of the Parallax microcontrollers, and would be a good addition to any projects needing to sense the presence of Methane. Manufacturer datasheet below has more information and circuit recommendations.

  • Manufacturer Model MQ-2
  • Wide detecting scope
  • Stable and long life
  • Simple drive circuit
  • Fast response and high sensitivity

    Key Specifications:
  • Power requirements: 5 VDC @ ~160mA
  • Interface Type: Resistive
  • Dimensions: 0.75" diameter x 0.65" tall excluding leads (19.1mm diameter x 16.55mm tall excluding leads)
  • Operating temp range: -4 to +122 °F (-20 to +50 °C)

    Note: Please see the manufacturer datasheet below for more information and circuit recommendations.

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