Grove - PH Sensor

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



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



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


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.

//Function: The PH sensor output voltage value, 
//          convert into PH and then display in the serial monitor.
#define Vref 4.95
void setup()
void loop()
  int sensorValue;
  int m;
  long sensorSum;
    sensorValue=analogRead(A0);//Connect the PH Sensor to A0 port
    sensorSum += sensorValue;
   sensorValue =   sensorSum/50;
 Serial.print(" the PH value is"); 


Note: If the measured value you get maintains higher or smaller than it should be, the reason could be a inappropriate 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. Please remember: 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 below 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!


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

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