Anavi Technology has created a new open source wireless development board created specifically to aid developers build quality and gas detection systems. The ANAVI Gas Detector is powered by an ESP8266 and can monitor air quality and detect dangerous gases. Launched by Crowd Supply the open source development board is now available for $25 with free shipping throughout the United States and worldwide shipping available for just $12.
If production progresses smoothly shipping is expected to commence towards the end of November 2019. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the ESP8266 ANAVI Gas Detector and its features. Its creators explain a little more about its inspiration, design and functionality.
“Air pollution is a very serious problem. Monitoring air quality and detecting toxic gases can improve one’s quality of life. All these features make ANAVI Gas Detector appropriate for developers, makers, students and open source enthusiasts who are interested in home automation and an environmentally friendly lifestyle. “
Features & Specifications
CPU: Tensilica L106 32-bit processor (ESP8266)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Gas sensor support: MQ-135 for air quality or any other 5 V MQ analog gas sensor
Peripherals: Mini OLED display, UART pins for flashing custom firmware, button, three slots for I²C sensors
Compatibility: Arduino IDE, PlatformIO, Home Assistant, OpenHAB, ThingSpeak, MQTT, and any modern web browser
Certification: Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) BG000018
Dimensions: 75 mm x 40 mm
“ANAVI Gas Detector is an open source, easy-to-use, Wi-Fi compatible development board for monitoring air quality and detecting dangerous gases. It supports popular analog MQ gas sensor modules such as MQ-135, MQ-2, MQ-3, etc. Furthermore, it comes with slots for mini OLED display and up to three additional I²C sensor modules, including the precise digital sensor HTU21D for measuring temperature and humidity.”
“Getting started with ANAVI Gas Detector is easy. No soldering is required. To turn on ANAVI Gas Detector, just plug a standard USB charger into its microUSB connector. A comprehensive user’s manual with exact steps for using all the features of ANAVI Gas Detector is available.”
Source: Crowd Supply