Design and manufacture of air quality measurements based on arduino ATmega 2560 using dust ZH03A laser sensor


  • I Made Satriya Wibawa Physics Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Udayana University, Indonesia
  • I Ketut Putra Physics Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Udayana University, Indonesia


Arduino ATmega 2560, PM1.0, PM2.5, ZH03A sensor


This study aims at designing an air quality measuring instrument that is more efficient, relatively cheaper, and can be carried because. It has a smaller shape and size compared to the existing tools in the meteorology, climatology, and geophysics agency (BMKG). The main processor uses the Arduino ATmega 2560 microcontroller. This microcontroller functions as the processor for PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations which are the output of the ZH03A sensor. The design results are calibrated with a standard tool, namely BAM1020 which is owned by the BMKG air quality sector to measure air quality. The calibration results obtained that the average value issued by the reference tool which was used as a standard compared to the ZH03A sensor in the design results for PM 2.5 was 6.5 µm/m3, and for the average value of PM1.0 was 2.8 µm/m3 the calculated air pollution standard index (ISPU) value is 126 µm/m3 including the medium category according to the air pollution standard index.


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How to Cite

Wibawa, I. M. S., & Putra, I. K. (2021). Design and manufacture of air quality measurements based on arduino ATmega 2560 using dust ZH03A laser sensor. International Journal of Physical Sciences and Engineering, 5(1), 8-15.



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