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Introduction

Do you need to measure aqueous solution pH? Here, the Grove - PH sensor can help you do it. This sensor can output signal which corresponding to the hydrogen ion concentration that measured by PH electrode. Because it can be directly connected to controller,and then you can observe the PH value at any time. This device can be used for PH measurements, such as waste water, sewage and other occasions.

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Model: SEN00600P

Phsensor.jpg

Feature

  • Grove Interface
  • Wide measuring range
  • Usage Life is two years
  • Isopotential Point: pH 7.00 (0 mV)

Specification

Item Typical Units
Working Voltage 5 V
Isopotential point 7±0.5 pH
Measure Range 0~14 pH
pH Sensor Output Range -414.12 ~ 414.12 mV
Measure Accuracy <15 mV
Response Time <2 min
Temperature Range 0~60

Schematic

PH Sensor Schematic.jpg

Usage

The pH sensor can help you to detect pH value. The success or failure of pH measurement depends on the PH sensor clibration and maintenance. Now let us get started from how to calibrate.

Clibration

  • Before using, you need using pure water or deionized water to wash it and then sop up the water with paper(the paper is without hemp). Remember,you'd better not wipe it because wiping PH electrode will cause errors. Here is a picture for reference:
PH Sensor Usage.jpg

In this picture, PH 9.18 buffer solution is used as a reference solution, which helps us to know whether the measured value is accurate. Now let's look at what is the measured value.

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//Function: The PH sensor output voltage value, 
//          convert into PH and then display in the serial monitor.
#define Vref 4.95
void setup()
{ 
  Serial.begin(9600);
}
void loop()
{
  int sensorValue;
  int m;
  long sensorSum;
  for(m=0;m<50;m++)
  {
    sensorValue=analogRead(A0);//Connect the PH Sensor to A0 port
    sensorSum += sensorValue;
  }
   sensorValue =   sensorSum/50;
 Serial.print(" the PH value is"); 
 Serial.println(7-1000*(sensorValue-372)*Vref/59.16/1023);

}
  • Open the serial monitor for see the result:
PH Sensor result.jpg

  • Look at the result, you can see the test result is consistent with the actual value. So you can begin to measure aqueous solution pH. If there were errors between reference liquid PH and measured PH value, you had better soak the PH electrode for several hours and then recalibrate. Here is a guide about how to clibrate for reference.

Note: If the measured value you get maintains higher or smaller than it should be, the reason could be a unappropriate Vref value. Vref is the working voltage of Arduino.
The relationship between PH value and the output voltage: E=59.16(mV/PH)

Cleaning and Storing

The pH electrode is the most sensitive component of your pH instrument. And the pH electrode cannot be allowed to dry out or freeze. The proper maintenance will provide years of reliable measurement. So the pH electrode care and maintenance is no less important than calibration. Plaese remeber: when it’s not in use, you should wash and keep it in the 3mol Kcl container. The 3mol KCL need you to prepare. The preparation method can refer to the belowing information:
Based on 3 mol * ( 74.55 g / 1 mol KCl) = 223.65 g KCl
So to prepare a 3 mol / L solution KCl, you'd need to dissolve 223.65 g of KCl into some water, mix, and then fill it up to the 1 L mark with water.
Hope this helps!

Resourece

Grove - PH Sensor Eagle File
Grove - PH Sensor Schematic in PDF

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