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Introduction

The flame sensor can be used to keep an eye on a candle you have burning or a fireplace. It can be used to monitor a projects or as a safety precaution to cut turn a device on or off.

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Connect Arduino 5V to the Flame Sensor.
  • Connect Arduino 5V to the Flame Sensor.

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Connect Ground to the Flame Sensor.
  • Connect Ground to the Flame Sensor.

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Connect Analogue 0 to the Flame Sensor.
  • Connect Analogue 0 to the Flame Sensor.

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  • Copy the code and upload it in the IDE

  • Open the Serial Monitor

  • The sensor will detect the IR wavelengths given off by the flames.

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  • This part of the guide should be done under Adult Supervision!

  • Test your Flame Sensor with a Flame!

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