BMP180 Pressure Sensor for Arduino and Raspberry Pi Board

BMP180 pressure sensor module

BMP180 High Precision Digital Barometric Pressure Sensor Module:

BMP180 Pressure Sensor

Application:  Measuring the absolute pressure of the environment

Output type: Digital

Measurement range: Pressure range: 300~1100hPa (elevation 9000 m ~-500 m)

(1 hPa = 100 Pascals = 1 mb.) hPa-> HectoPascal  , mb-> Millibar

Operating Voltage:  1.8 V to 3.6 V

Manufacturer:   Robert Bosch (sensor manufacturing)

Datasheet/Information document : BMP 180 by Bosch

Compatible with:    Arduino board, Raspberry Pi Board and other MCU

Seller (Buy at) :  Online store or any offline store

Description :

  • The BMP180 is a high-precision pressure sensors, small size, low power consumption, and can be used on mobile devices such as smart phones, tablet pieces and sports devices.
  • BMP180 pressure sensor follows the BMP085 and brings many improvements, like the improvement in size i.e smaller size and the expansion of digital interfaces.
  • Excellent performance and lowest absolute precision can reach 0.03hPa,
  • Extremely low power consumption, only 3 μA
  • Temperature measurement included I2C interface Fully calibrated
  • The ultra-low power consumption down to 3µA makes the BMP180 the leader in power saving for your mobile devices.
  • BMP180 hosts using powerful 8-pin ceramic LCC i.e Leadless chip ultra thin package, you can via the I2C bus directly connected to the microprocessor
  • Measuring the absolute pressure of the environment using a digital barometer
  • By converting the pressure measured into altitude, you can determine the height of your robot, plane or projectile.
  • Using a sensor as capable as the BMP180 one can achieve accuracy of 1m, with noise of only 17cm in ultra high resolution noise.
  • It will operate at only 0.3uA meaning low current draw for battery powered applications.
  • BMP180 is also distinguished by its very stable behavior (performance) with regard to the independency of the supply voltage.

See also:

  1. Arduino Introduction- What is Arduino ? Why and How do I use Arduino ?
  2. Raspberry Pi Board – Single Board Computer for IoT

Main features of BMP 180 Pressure sensor module:

  • Pressure range: 300~1100hPa (elevation 9000 m ~-500 m)

(1 hPa = 100 Pascals = 1 mb.) hPa- HectoPascal  , mb- Millibar

  • Power supply voltage range: 1.8V~3.6V (VDDA), 1.62V~3.6V (VDDD)
  • LCC8 package: lead-free ceramic carrier package (LCC)
  • Size: 3.6mmx3.8×0.93mm
  • Low power consumption: 5 µA, in standard mode
  • High accuracy: low-power mode, the resolution of 0.06hPa (0.5 m)
  • High linearity mode, resolution of 0.03hPa (0.25 m)
  • With temperature output
  • I2C interface
  • Temperature compensation
  • Lead-free, in line with the RoHS standard
  • MSL 1-response time: 7.5ms
  • Standby current: 0.1 μA
  • No external clock circuit

Typical applications of BMP180 Pressure sensor module: 

  • Precise GPS navigation (dead reckoning, upper and lower bridge detection etc.)
  • Indoor and outdoor navigation
  • Leisure, sport and health monitoring
  • Weather forecast
  • Vertical speed indicator (rising/sinking speed)
  • The fan power control

 

Other Sensors: 

  1. Temperature Sensors- For an Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications
  2. HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Distance Measurement Sensor Module for Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other development boards
  3. DHT11- The basic Temperature and Humidity Sensor
  4. LM35- Precision Temperature Sensor for IoT application development

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  1. Arduino Smoke Detector | Using MQ-7 Smoke Sensor (CO measuremnt)
  2. Arduino Traffic Light Controller || IoT Project
  3. WEATHER STATION – Internet of Things Project using NodeMCU

 

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