Ultra-low power CO2 sensor is yours to evaluate

September 28, 2017 // By Julien Happich
This month, Gas Sensing Solutions Ltd (GSS) is giving away 10 of its MinIR CO2 sensor evaluation kits, worth £200 each, for eeNews Europe's readers to put to the test. 

Built on GSS' patented LED technology platform, the miniaturised MinIR CO2 sensor brings the benefits of solid state electronics to NDIR (Non-Dispersive InfraRed) CO2 sensors. The rugged and vibration-resistant MinIR sensor is designed for use in industrial applications, and is capable of measuring from 0-100% CO2 concentrations - twice per second, while drawing only 3.5mW in continuous operation. At that sampling rate, the sensor uses between 10 and 100 times less power than standard NDIR sensors, claims GSS, and provides a solution for the real-time monitoring of CO2 concentration levels. 

With no warm-up time, the sensor can be powered up/down instantaneously (1.2 seconds to first reading), which directly answers the growing demand for ultra-low power sensors which can be integrated into battery or self-powered wireless systems. The device can operate for up to 10 years on a single AA battery cell in lower-speed applications. 
The evaluation kit comes with a MinIR CO2 sensor from GSS’ industrial range, a USB connecting cable, and software documentation on a USB stick. 

Gas Sensing Solutions -  www.gassensing.co.uk

 

And the winners are...

In our previous reader offer, Toshiba Electronics was giving away five EBTZ1041-SK-A1 starter kits worth 99 Euros each, for eeNews Europe 's readers to win.

Lucky winners include Mr. R. Stepaniuk from Spain, Mr G. Borgo from Italy, Mr T. Nückel from Switzerland, Mr C. Harvey from the UK and Mr M. Piosik from Poland. All should be receiving their packages soon. Let's wish them some interesting findings with their projects.