The Ikea Vindriktning is a small and affordable air quality monitor that measures PM2.5 particulates for an AQI reading. This project adds a QT Py ESP32-S3 running CircuitPython to read the data from the PM1006 sensor inside the Vindriktning and log the data to Adafruit IO. You can set up an Action alert to know when the air quality becomes unhealthy.
This project will show you how to add a QT Py ESP32-S3 to the air quality monitor and how to configure Adafruit IO with a visual dashboard and alerts.
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