CCS811 Air Quality Breakout Hookup Guide

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Introduction

The CCS811 Air Quality Breakout is a digital gas sensor solution that senses a wide range of Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs), including equivalent carbon dioxide (eCO2) and metal oxide (MOX) levels. It is intended for indoor air quality monitoring in personal devices such as watches and phones, but we’ve put it on a breakout board so you can use it as a regular I2C device.

SparkFun Air Quality Breakout - CCS811

SparkFun Air Quality Breakout - CCS811

SEN-14193
$19.95
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Required Materials

To follow along with this project tutorial, you will need the following materials:

Suggested Reading

If you aren’t familiar with the following concepts, we recommend checking out these tutorials before continuing.

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I2C

An introduction to I2C, one of the main embedded communications protocols in use today.