Adafruit_Sensor VS Ticker

Compare Adafruit_Sensor vs Ticker and see what are their differences.


Common sensor library (by adafruit)


Ticker library for Arduino (by sstaub)
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Adafruit_Sensor Ticker
2 1
803 125
1.6% -
0.4 3.4
over 1 year ago 5 months ago
C++ C++
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Adafruit_Sensor. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-25.
  • A confusing issue with NodeMCU
    2 projects | | 25 Nov 2021
    // Example testing sketch for various DHT humidity/temperature sensors // Written by ladyada, public domain // REQUIRES the following Arduino libraries: // - DHT Sensor Library: // - Adafruit Unified Sensor Lib: #include "DHT.h" #define DHTPIN 4 // Digital pin connected to the DHT sensor // Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 note: use pins 3, 4, 5, 12, 13 or 14 -- // Pin 15 can work but DHT must be disconnected during program upload. // Uncomment whatever type you're using! #define DHTTYPE DHT11 // DHT 11 //#define DHTTYPE DHT22 // DHT 22 (AM2302), AM2321 //#define DHTTYPE DHT21 // DHT 21 (AM2301) // Connect pin 1 (on the left) of the sensor to +5V // NOTE: If using a board with 3.3V logic like an Arduino Due connect pin 1 // to 3.3V instead of 5V! // Connect pin 2 of the sensor to whatever your DHTPIN is // Connect pin 3 (on the right) of the sensor to GROUND (if your sensor has 3 pins) // Connect pin 4 (on the right) of the sensor to GROUND and leave the pin 3 EMPTY (if your sensor has 4 pins) // Connect a 10K resistor from pin 2 (data) to pin 1 (power) of the sensor // Initialize DHT sensor. // Note that older versions of this library took an optional third parameter to // tweak the timings for faster processors. This parameter is no longer needed // as the current DHT reading algorithm adjusts itself to work on faster procs. DHT dht(DHTPIN, DHTTYPE); void setup() { delay(2000); Serial.begin(115200); delay(2000); Serial.println(F("DHTxx test!")); dht.begin(); } void loop() { // Wait a few seconds between measurements. delay(2000); // Reading temperature or humidity takes about 250 milliseconds! // Sensor readings may also be up to 2 seconds 'old' (its a very slow sensor) float h = dht.readHumidity(); // Read temperature as Celsius (the default) float t = dht.readTemperature(); // Read temperature as Fahrenheit (isFahrenheit = true) float f = dht.readTemperature(true); // Check if any reads failed and exit early (to try again). if (isnan(h) || isnan(t) || isnan(f)) { Serial.println(F("Failed to read from DHT sensor!")); return; } // Compute heat index in Fahrenheit (the default) float hif = dht.computeHeatIndex(f, h); // Compute heat index in Celsius (isFahreheit = false) float hic = dht.computeHeatIndex(t, h, false); Serial.print(F("Humidity: ")); Serial.print(h); Serial.print(F("% Temperature: ")); Serial.print(t); Serial.print(F("°C ")); Serial.print(f); Serial.print(F("°F Heat index: ")); Serial.print(hic); Serial.print(F("°C ")); Serial.print(hif); Serial.println(F("°F")); }
  • The code I attached below is working for esp32 but not working onesp8266
    2 projects | | 5 May 2021
    #include //DHT and Adafruit Sensor library(


Posts with mentions or reviews of Ticker. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Adafruit_Sensor and Ticker you can also consider the following projects:

TaskScheduler - Cooperative multitasking for Arduino, ESPx, STM32, nRF and other microcontrollers

vzlogger - Logging utility for various meters & sensors

TLE5012-Magnetic-Angle-Sensor - This repository includes an library for Arduino for the TLE5012 Magnetic Angle Sensor with SSC interface.

ModuleInterface - Easy config and value sync between IoT modules, database and web pages

Arduino-Libs - Arduino Libs & Examples: ADS1147, ADS7846, DAC8760, DS1307, RV8523, MCP2515, WS2812, S65-Display, MI0283QT-2/-9/-11, HX8347D, ILI9341, SSD1331

DHT-sensor-library - Arduino library for DHT11, DHT22, etc Temperature & Humidity Sensors