Replacement: None. We are no longer carrying this Flow Meter Kit in our catalog. This page is for reference only.
Description: Atlas Scientific is on a mission to make high-quality sensors for environmental monitoring available to everyday hackers and makers. All of their kits are easy to calibrate and connect to your microcontroller-based project.
Sometimes in life you have to just go with the flow... and sometimes you have to meticulously measure the rate of said flow. For those latter situations, Atlas Scientific has put together the Small Flow Meter Kit. This kit includes everything you need to set up a lab-grade embedded flow meter system accurate to ± 1mL/min.
Along with a TurboFlow-22600 flow meter, capable of measuring rates from 800 ml/min to 7.6 LPM, the Small Flow Meter Kit also comes with a 178 micron stainless-steel mesh pre-filter to protect your meter from instrument-clogging sediment. Simply install the filter and flow meter in-line using threaded pipe-fittings then connect the extended flow meter cable to your embedded controller using the included RJ-11 breakout and FLO-30 flow meter circuit.
The FLO-30 flow meter circuit outputs simple comma separated values over RS-232. The output string is easily readable: 3 values ending with a carriage return. Each reading gives you the total liters, liters per minute and liters per hour. These meters are great for everything from hydroponic gardening to water conservation.