CircuitPython / Sensors

If you're looking to measure temperature, humidity, motion, force, orientation, or a number of other variables, look no further – we've got a bunch of CircuitPython-compatible Adafruit sensors for you to choose from! Every item in this category has a CircuitPython driver ready to go, for fast and easy usage. With a wide and growing range of sensors, this will be a great place to continue checking for more fun sensors for your CircuitPython projects.


HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sonar Distance Sensor + 2 x 10K resistors

PRODUCT ID: 3942
$3.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit 9-DOF Absolute Orientation IMU Fusion Breakout - BNO055

PRODUCT ID: 2472
$34.95
OUT OF STOCK

Electret Microphone Amplifier - MAX4466 with Adjustable Gain

PRODUCT ID: 1063
$6.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit LIS3DH Triple-Axis Accelerometer (+-2g/4g/8g/16g)

PRODUCT ID: 2809
$4.95
OUT OF STOCK

ADS1115 16-Bit ADC - 4 Channel with Programmable Gain Amplifier

PRODUCT ID: 1085
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit LSM303AGR Accelerometer Magnetometer - STEMMA QT Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 4413
$8.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout - 66 channel w/10 Hz updates - Version 3

PRODUCT ID: 746
$39.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit TSL2591 High Dynamic Range Digital Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1980
$6.95
52 IN STOCK

RGB Color Sensor with IR filter and White LED - TCS34725

PRODUCT ID: 1334
$7.95
68 IN STOCK

MCP9808 High Accuracy I2C Temperature Sensor Breakout Board

PRODUCT ID: 1782
$4.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit BME280 I2C or SPI Temperature Humidity Pressure Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 2652
$19.95
IN STOCK

PN532 NFC/RFID controller breakout board - v1.6

PRODUCT ID: 364
$39.95
IN STOCK

INA219 High Side DC Current Sensor Breakout - 26V ±3.2A Max

PRODUCT ID: 904
$9.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit 12-Key Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout - MPR121

PRODUCT ID: 1982
$7.95
42 IN STOCK

Adafruit Sensirion SHT31-D - Temperature & Humidity Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 2857
$13.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit PT100 RTD Temperature Sensor Amplifier - MAX31865

PRODUCT ID: 3328
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit Si7021 Temperature & Humidity Sensor Breakout Board

PRODUCT ID: 3251
$8.95
53 IN STOCK

Adafruit Triple-Axis Accelerometer - ±2/4/8g @ 14-bit - MMA8451

PRODUCT ID: 2019
$7.95
IN STOCK

DHT22 temperature-humidity sensor + extras

PRODUCT ID: 385
$9.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit STEMMA Soil Sensor - I2C Capacitive Moisture Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 4026
$7.50
IN STOCK

10K Precision Epoxy Thermistor - 3950 NTC

PRODUCT ID: 372
$4.00
IN STOCK

Adafruit VL53L0X Time of Flight Distance Sensor - ~30 to 1000mm

PRODUCT ID: 3317
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit Universal Thermocouple Amplifier MAX31856 Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3263
$17.50
41 IN STOCK

TMP36 - Analog Temperature sensor - TMP36

PRODUCT ID: 165
$1.50
IN STOCK

Adafruit SGP30 Air Quality Sensor Breakout - VOC and eCO2

PRODUCT ID: 3709
$19.95
IN STOCK

Ultrasonic Distance Sensor - 3V or 5V - HC-SR04 compatible - RCWL-1601

PRODUCT ID: 4007
$3.95
OUT OF STOCK

Thermocouple Amplifier MAX31855 breakout board (MAX6675 upgrade)

PRODUCT ID: 269
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit INA260 High or Low Side Voltage, Current, Power Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 4226
$9.95
6 IN STOCK

ADS1015 12-Bit ADC - 4 Channel with Programmable Gain Amplifier

PRODUCT ID: 1083
$9.95
IN STOCK

PIR (motion) sensor

PRODUCT ID: 189
$9.95
IN STOCK

PM2.5 Air Quality Sensor and Breadboard Adapter Kit - PMS5003

PRODUCT ID: 3686
$39.95
OUT OF STOCK

IR (Infrared) Receiver Sensor - TSOP38238

PRODUCT ID: 157
$1.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit 9-DOF Accel/Mag/Gyro+Temp Breakout Board - LSM9DS1

PRODUCT ID: 3387
$14.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit VL6180X Time of Flight Distance Ranging Sensor (VL6180)

PRODUCT ID: 3316
$13.95
IN STOCK

Waterproof DS18B20 Digital temperature sensor + extras

PRODUCT ID: 381
$9.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit VEML7700 Lux Sensor - I2C Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 4162
$4.95
OUT OF STOCK

AM2302 (wired DHT22) temperature-humidity sensor

PRODUCT ID: 393
$15.00
IN STOCK

Adafruit AMG8833 IR Thermal Camera Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3538
$39.95
65 IN STOCK

Adafruit BMP388 - Precision Barometric Pressure and Altimeter

PRODUCT ID: 3966
$9.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit MCP9600 I2C Thermocouple Amplifier - K, J, T, N, S, E, B and R Type T

PRODUCT ID: 4101
$15.95
51 IN STOCK

Adafruit MPRLS Ported Pressure Sensor Breakout - 0 to 25 PSI

PRODUCT ID: 3965
$14.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit BME680 - Temperature, Humidity, Pressure and Gas Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3660
$22.50
IN STOCK

VCNL4010 Proximity/Light sensor

PRODUCT ID: 466
$7.50
IN STOCK

MPL3115A2 - I2C Barometric Pressure/Altitude/Temperature Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1893
$9.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit TLV493D Triple-Axis Magnetometer - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 4366
$5.95
OUT OF STOCK

AM2315 - Encased I2C Temperature/Humidity Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1293
$29.95
IN STOCK

ADXL345 - Triple-Axis Accelerometer (+-2g/4g/8g/16g) w/ I2C/SPI

PRODUCT ID: 1231
$17.50
IN STOCK

Thermocouple Type-K Glass Braid Insulated - K

PRODUCT ID: 270
$9.95
IN STOCK

AM2320 Digital Temperature and Humidity Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3721
$3.95
21 IN STOCK

Adafruit PCT2075 Temperature Sensor - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 4369
$4.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit APDS9960 Proximity, Light, RGB, and Gesture Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3595
$7.50
IN STOCK

High Temp Waterproof DS18B20 Digital temperature sensor + extras

PRODUCT ID: 642
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit CCS811 Air Quality Sensor Breakout - VOC and eCO2

PRODUCT ID: 3566
$19.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit PT1000 RTD Temperature Sensor Amplifier - MAX31865

PRODUCT ID: 3648
$14.95
16 IN STOCK

Adafruit Precision NXP 9-DOF Breakout Board - FXOS8700 + FXAS21002

PRODUCT ID: 3463
$14.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit VEML6070 UV Index Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 2899
$5.95
IN STOCK

Platinum RTD Sensor - PT100 - 3 Wire 1 meter long

PRODUCT ID: 3290
$11.95
OUT OF STOCK

DHT11 basic temperature-humidity sensor + extras

PRODUCT ID: 386
$5.00
IN STOCK

Thermocouple Type-K Glass Braid Insulated Stainless Steel Tip

PRODUCT ID: 3245
$9.95
OUT OF STOCK

Triple-axis Accelerometer+Magnetometer (Compass) Board - LSM303

PRODUCT ID: 1120
$14.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit VCNL4040 Proximity and Lux Sensor - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 4161
$5.95
IN STOCK

Platinum RTD Sensor - PT1000 - 3 Wire 1 meter long

PRODUCT ID: 3984
$14.95
IN STOCK

DS18B20 Digital temperature sensor + extras

PRODUCT ID: 374
$3.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit Ultimate GPS with USB - 66 channel w/10 Hz updates

PRODUCT ID: 4279
$39.95
OUT OF STOCK

ADXL343 - Triple-Axis Accelerometer (+-2g/4g/8g/16g) w/ I2C/SPI

PRODUCT ID: 4097
$5.95
OUT OF STOCK

L3GD20H Triple-Axis Gyro Breakout Board - L3GD20/L3G4200 Upgrade - L3GD20H

PRODUCT ID: 1032
$12.50
65 IN STOCK

TTL Serial JPEG Camera with NTSC Video

PRODUCT ID: 397
$39.95
IN STOCK

CAP1188 - 8-Key Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout - I2C or SPI

PRODUCT ID: 1602
$7.95
IN STOCK

ADT7410 High Accuracy I2C Temperature Sensor Breakout Board

PRODUCT ID: 4089
$5.95
IN STOCK

MPL115A2 - I2C Barometric Pressure/Temperature Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 992
$7.95
IN STOCK

Miniature TTL Serial JPEG Camera with NTSC Video

PRODUCT ID: 1386
$35.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit AS7262 6-Channel Visible Light / Color Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3779
$19.95
IN STOCK

Resistive Touch Screen Controller - STMPE610

PRODUCT ID: 1571
$9.95
83 IN STOCK

Fingerprint sensor

PRODUCT ID: 751
$49.95
7 IN STOCK

High Temp Waterproof DS18B20 Digital Temperature Sensor - 3m long

PRODUCT ID: 3846
$21.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit LPS35HW Water Resistant Pressure Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 4258
$12.50
IN STOCK

Melexis Contact-less Infrared Sensor - MLX90614 3V

PRODUCT ID: 1747
$15.95
49 IN STOCK

Weatherproof TTL Serial JPEG Camera with NTSC Video and IR LEDs

PRODUCT ID: 613
$54.95
IN STOCK

TFmini Infrared Time of Flight Distance Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3978
$44.95
OUT OF STOCK

Circuit Playground Express Soil Sensor Mini Kit

PRODUCT ID: 4060
$35.00
IN STOCK

Thermocouple Type-K Glass Braid Insulated - 5m

PRODUCT ID: 3895
$24.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit HTU21D-F Temperature & Humidity Sensor Breakout Board - with or without Headers

PRODUCT ID: 3926

Adafruit VEML6075 UVA UVB and UV Index Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3964
DISCONTINUED

Adafruit TSL2561 Digital Luminosity/Lux/Light Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 439
DISCONTINUED

Adafruit STEMMA - TSL2561 Digital Lux / Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3611
DISCONTINUED