The LPG (Propane) Gas Sensor is used in gas detection equipment for detecting Propane gas in home, automotive or industrial settings. This sensor is compatible with all Parallax microcontrollers, and would be a good addition to any projects needing to sense the presence of Propane. Manufacturer datasheet below has more information and circuit recommendations.
Manufacturer Model MQ-5
High sensitivity to Propane gas
Stable and long life
Simple drive circuit
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: -14 to +122 °F (-10 to +50 °C)
Note: Please see the manufacturer datasheet for more information and circuit recommendations.