Wiring SPW2430

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FailingTinkerer
 
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Wiring SPW2430

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Hi everyone,

This is my first time wiring up this sensor and it seems simple enough. But... I have no clue what to do with the AC or DC output.

I thought connecting it to the FT232H, but it has digital IO only. And my guess is that AC/DC is analog input.

SPW 2430 - https://www.adafruit.com/product/2716#technical-details
FT232H - https://learn.adafruit.com/circuitpytho ... 2h/pinouts

So two questions:
Am I correct that I can't use the spw2430 FT232H without an ADC converter?

And if I use a microcontroller with analog pins (I have some raspberry picos), can I read the values from AC and DC if i configure a pin as analog in?

Thanks!

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Re: Wiring SPW2430

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The outputs are analog. You will need a ADC to capture the data. Specifically you need to use the DC output connected to an analog input. All the information you need is in the description at https://www.adafruit.com/product/2716.

Dave

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