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Air Quality Egg 2018 Model

General Description

The Air Quality Egg 2018 Model is a configurable sensor designed to provide real-time measurements of PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 mass concentrations. The sensor also provides temperature, relative humidity and pressure measurements.

Principle of Operation

The Air Quality Egg 2018 Model uses a dual Plantower PMS5003 laser particle counter, where laser beams detect particles going past by their reflectivity. These sensors count suspended particles in sizes of 0.3, 0.5, 1.0, 2.5, 5.0 and 10 µm. These particle counts are processed by the sensor using a complex algorithm to calculate the PM1.0, PM2.5 & PM10 mass in µg/m3. PMS5003 sensors come factory calibrated.


  • Dimensions: 50 (W) x 147 (H) x 147 (Thickness) (mm)
  • Weight: 740 g
  • Battery: No
  • Power supply: Yes (USB power adapter)
  • Sensor lifetime: 3 years
  • Clock function: no
  • Sampling mechanism: Fan
  • Environmental operating conditions: Temperature: 0 to 40 °C; RH: 0 – 99 %
  • Internal data logging: SD card (optional)
  • Data communication and logging: Wi-Fi, serial output, SD card (optional)
  • Weatherproof: Yes


  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Outdoor Air Quality
Developer's product webpage
Air Quality Egg 2018 Model UserManual

    South Coast Air Quality Management District

    21865 Copley Dr, Diamond Bar, CA 91765



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