5 Best Arduino Sensor Kits for 2020

If you have bought an arduino starter kit and want to learn more about the arduino board then arduino sensors kit is the next kit you can try for.There are many sensors available in this electronics world.These sensor kits are less expensive.They are also compatible with other developmental boards.

Arduino sensors kit includes variety of sensors and modules.DHT11,DHT22 temperature and humidity sensor,arduino ultrasonic sensors(HC-SR04),arduino motion sensors,arduino​​​​ IRsensors,Arduino vibration sensor,Arduino joystick module are few arduino sensors to name.Here is the list of best sensor kits.You can check the list of sensors included in the kit before buying a kit.

SENSOR KITPRICE
SunFounder Ultimate Sensor Kit for Arduino Check Price
ELEGOO Upgraded 37 in 1 Sensor Modules Kit  Check Price
Miuzei Starter Kit for Arduino Projects Including Sensors Check Price
Kuman Compatible For Arduino Raspberry pi Sensor kit Check Price
HiLetgo 37 Sensors Assortment Kit for Arduino Check Price

1. SunFounder Ultimate Sensor Kit for Arduino R3 Mega2560 Mega328 Nano – Including 98 Page instructions Book

The Sunfounder kit has 37 sensors. The sensors in this kit have white sockets instead of traditional pins.Cables required for these pins are also included in the kit.The user manual contains 35 projects with code,fritzing images,bread board images,datasheets etc. Code can also be downloaded from the sunfounder site for free.The case provided is very well designed with 8 grids.So that components can be stored by category. This kit does not include a controller board.

36 Experiments with Modules :

  • Lesson 1 Display by I2C LCD1602
  • Lesson 2 Analog Hall Sensor
  • Lesson 3 Switch Hall Sensor
  • Lesson 4 Analog Temperature Sensor
  • Lesson 5 Temperature Detection by Thermistor
  • Lesson 6 Auto-flash LED
  • Lesson 7 Barometer
  • Lesson 8 Real-time Clock Module
  • Lesson 9 Flame Alarm
  • Lesson 10 Flammable Gas Detection
  • Lesson 11 Humiture Detection
  • Lesson 12 Joystick PS2
  • Lesson 13 Controlling an LED by Button
  • Lesson 14 Vibration Switch
  • Lesson 15 Touch Switch
  • Lesson 16 Photo-interrupter
  • Lesson 17 Photoswitch
  • Lesson 18 Reed Switch
  • Lesson 19 Relay
  • Lesson 20 Blinking an LED by Potentiometer
  • Lesson 21 Tilt Switch
  • Lesson 22 Buzzer
  • Lesson 23 Digital Temperature Sensor
  • Lesson 24 Rainbow LED
  • Lesson 25 Infrared Receiver
  • Lesson 26 Dual-color LED
  • Lesson 27 Sound Sensor
  • Lesson 28 Rotary Encoder
  • Lesson 29 Laser Transmitter
  • Lesson 30 IR Tracking Sensor
  • Lesson 31 IR Obstacle Avoidance Sensor
  • Lesson 32 Color Detection
  • Lesson 33 Analog-Digital Converter
  • Lesson 34 Raindrop Detection
  • Lesson 35 Distance Detection by Ultrasonic
  • Lesson 36 Thermostatic Water Tank

Pros :

Quality of the sensors is really good.

Cons ​​:

There are some complaints about low quality instructions.

2.ELEGOO Upgraded 37 in 1 Sensor Modules Kit with Tutorial Compatible with Arduino IDE UNO R3 MEGA2560 Nano

Here is the second kit in sensors which is amazon’s choice.Not just because of the amazons choice, it stands first in the race,it is best because of  it’s quality too.This is an upgraded kit.Previous kit has some unwanted sensors which were upgraded by elegoo in this kit according user requirement.

Features:

  • This kit contains 31 sensor modules.
  • These sensors are compatible with arduino,raspberry pi,STM232.
  • No arduino board  is included in this kit
  • It includes an insert showing the location and image of each sensor.
  • A tutorial is included to explain the working of sensors.

List of Components in the kit :

  1. 1 x Joystick Module
  2. 1 x Relay Module
  3. 1 x Rotary Encoder Module
  4. 1 x DS-1307 RTC Module
  5. 1 x Ultrasonic Sensor Module
  6. 1 x HC-SR501 PIR sensor Module
  7. 1 x Flame Sensor Module
  8. 1 x Linear Hall Module
  9. 1 x Metal Touch Module
  10. 1 x Digital Temperature Module
  11. 1 x Big Sound Module
  12. 1 x Small Sound Module
  13. 1 x RGB LED Module
  14. 1 x SMD RGB Module
  15. 1 x Two-tone Color Module
  16. 1 x 7 Color Flash Module
  17. 1 x Laser Emit Module
  18. 1 x Shake Module
  19. 1 x IR Receiver Module
  20.  1 x IR Emission Module
  21. 1 x Tilt Switch Module
  22. 1 x Button Module
  23. 1 x Active Buzzer Module
  24. 1 x Passive Buzzer Module
  25. 1 x 18B20 temp Module
  26. 1 x Photo-resistor Module
  27. 1 x Temperature and Humidity Module
  28. 1 x GY-521 Module
  29. 1 x Photo-interrupter Module
  30. 1 x Tap Module
  31. 1 x Membrane Switch Module
  32. 1 x Avoidance Module
  33. 1 x Tracking Module
  34. 1 x Magnetic Spring Module
  35. 1 x Water Lever Sensor
  36. 1 x Power Supply Module
  37. 1 x LCD1602 Module (with pin header)

Pros:

  1. The main advantage with elegoo kit is its customer care.They will help you in all the possible ways if you receive a defective piece.
  2. The sensors given helps you to explore new things.

Cons :

  1. There are many complaints that sensors are not working.
  2. Code given in the tutorial also had some errors.
  3. This is not for beginners in arduino. you must have some knowledge about arduino before working with this kit.
  4. The tutorial had very bad english. That is instructions write up is very bad.

3. Miuzei Starter Kit for Arduino Projects Including Breadboard Holder, LCD 1602, Servo, Sensors and Detailed Tutorials MA05

Here is another best reviewed sensor kit in amazon.This kit contains a CD of 28 free lessons.Code is annotated to help beginners build projects.All the modules in this kit are soldred with ppin header.The holder provided to hold LCD1602 display ,R3 board and breadboard makes it easy to build small experimental platform. This kit comes with a box which is portable to carry the components

List of Components in the kit :

  1. 1x R3 Board
  2. 1x USB Cable
  3. 1x accrylic holder
  4. 1x 830 tie-points Breadboard
  5. 1x LCD1602 Module (with Pin header)
  6. 1x 4-digit 7-segment Display
  7. 1x 7-Segment Display
  8. 1x Servo Motor(SG90)
  9. 1x ULN2003 Stepper Motor Driver Board
  10. 1x Stepper Motor
  11. 1x Power Supply Module
  12. 1x 9V Battery Holder
  13. 1x Ultrasonic distance sensor
  14. 1x Water Lever Sensor
  15. 1x Joystick Module
  16. 1x IR Receiver Module
  17. 1x IR Remote Control
  18. 1x DHT – 11( Temperature and Humidity sensor)
  19. 1x Thermistor
  20. 1x Active Buzzer
  21. 1x Passive Buzzer
  22. 2x Diode Rectifier(1N4007)
  23. 2x 2N2222 Transistors
  24. 2x Potentiometer (10K)
  25. 2x Photoresistor
  26. 1x IC 74HC595
  27. 10X 10 pcs Resistor( 1M, 10R, 100R, 220R, 330R, 100K, 1K, 2K, 5.1K,10K, )
  28. 5x LEDs (White, Yellow, Blue, Green, Red,RGB)
  29. 1x 20 Pin Male to Female Jumper Wires
  30. 1x 65 pcs Jumper Wire
  31. 1x Tilt Switch
  32. 5x Buttons (Small)
  33. 1x CD Tutorial ( If have any problem with CD, please contact us to get the tutorial from Amazon mail)

4. Kuman Compatible For Arduino Raspberry pi Sensor kit, 37 in 1 Robot Projects Starter Kits with Tutorials Compatible for Arduino RPi 3 2 Model B B+ K5

This is a complete and updated kit.It is not only compatible to arduino but also for raspberry pi.The diverse selection of sensors included in this kit makes it more powerful.This kit contains a CD which contains complete documentation about the kit.This kit documentation does not provide all the info required for raspberry pi

List of Components in the kit :

  1. 1. Analogy-Hall sensor Module×12.
  2. 4-digit 7-segment digital tube×13.
  3. Rotate-encode Module×14.
  4. Light break sensor Module×15.
  5. Soil humidity sensor module×16.
  6. Magnetic spring Module×17.
  7. Obstacle avoidance sensor Module×18.
  8. Tracking sensor Module×19.
  9. Microphone sensor Module×110.
  10. Laser-transmit Module×13211.
  11. Relay Module×112.
  12. 18b20 temperature sensor Module×113.
  13. Digital-Temperature sensor Module×114.
  14. Linear-Hall Sensor Module×115.
  15. Flame sensor Module×116.
  16. High-sensitive voice sensor Module×117.
  17. humiture sensor Module×118.
  18. Joystick PS2 Module×119.
  19. Infrared-receive sensor Module×120.
  20. Passive Buzzer Module×121.
  21. common-cathode RED&GREEN LED Module×1 22.
  22. Knock sensor module×123.
  23. Shock-switch sensor Module×124.
  24. Photo resistor sensor Module×125.
  25. Push button Module×126.
  26. tilt-switch Module×127.
  27. RGB LED Module×128.
  28. infrared-transmit Module×129.
  29. RGB LED Module (SMD)×130.
  30. Metal contact sensor×131.
  31. two-color common cathode LED Module×132.
  32. Active buzzer Module×133.
  33. Analog-temperature sensor Module×134.
  34. Colorful Auto-flash Module×135.
  35. Magnet-ring sensor Module×136.
  36. Hall sensor Module×137.
  37. Touch sensor Module×1

Pros : ​​

  1. It seems to be a great deal for the price. It is well packaged and easy to use and the tutorials are easy to follow.

Cons :

  1. Documentation is in Chinese.
  2. Tutorials are not clear.
  3. Some wiring diagrams are wrong
  4. Components missing

5. HiLetgo 37 Sensors Assortment Kit 37 Sensors Kit Sensor Starter Kit for Arduino Raspberry pi Sensor kit 37 in 1 Robot Projects Starter Kits for Arduino Raspberry pi

Here is a great kit for less price. This kit comes with a clear case labeling each component. It includes 37 sensors.Sensors like heart beat sensor,IR ,touch sensor were included.

List of Components in the kit :

  1. 1x Small passive buzzer module
  2. 1x 2-color LED module
  3. 1x Hit sensor module
  4. 1x Vibration switch module
  5. 1x Photo resistor module
  6. 1x Key switch module
  7. 1x Tilt switch module
  8. 1x 3-color full-colour LED SMD module
  9. 1x Infrared sensor module
  10. 1x 3-colour LED module
  11. 1x Mercury open optical module
  12. 1x Yin Yi 2-color LED module 3MM
  13. 1x Active buzzer module
  14. 1x Temperature sensor module
  15. 1x Automatic flashing colourful LED module
  16. 1x Mini magnetic reed module
  17. 1x Hall effect magnetic sensor module
  18. 1x Infrared sensor receiver module
  19. 1x Class Bihor magnetic sensor
  20. 1x Magic light cup module
  21. 1x Rotary encoder module
  22. 1x Optical broken module
  23. 1x Heartbeat detection module
  24. 1x Reed module
  25. 1x Obstacle avoidance sensor module
  26. 1x Hunt sensor module
  27. 1x Microphone sound sensor module
  28. 1x Laser module
  29. 1x 5V relay module
  30. 1x Temperature sensor module (KY-001)
  31. 1x Temperature sensor module (KY-028)
  32. 1x Linear magnetic Hall sensor module
  33. 1x Flame sensor module
  34. 1x Sensitive microphone sensor module
  35. 1x Temperature and humidity sensor module
  36. 1x XY-axis joystick module
  37. 1x Touch sensor module1x Small passive buzzer module
  38. 1x 2-color LED module
  39. 1x Hit sensor module
  40. 1x Vibration switch module
  41. 1x Photo resistor module
  42. 1x Key switch module
  43. 1x Tilt switch module
  44. 1x 3-color full-colour LED SMD module
  45. 1x Infrared sensor module
  46. 1x 3-colour LED module
  47. 1x Mercury open optical module
  48. 1x Yin Yi 2-color LED module 3MM
  49. 1x Active buzzer module
  50. 1x Temperature sensor module
  51. 1x Automatic flashing colourful LED module
  52. 1x Mini magnetic reed module
  53. 1x Hall effect magnetic sensor module
  54. 1x Infrared sensor receiver module
  55. 1x Class Bihor magnetic sensor
  56. 1x Magic light cup module
  57. 1x Rotary encoder module
  58. 1x Optical broken module
  59. 1x Heartbeat detection module
  60. 1x Reed module
  61. 1x Obstacle avoidance sensor module
  62. 1x Hunt sensor module
  63. 1x Microphone sound sensor module
  64. 1x Laser module
  65. 1x 5V relay module
  66. 1x Temperature sensor module (KY-001)
  67. 1x Temperature sensor module (KY-028)
  68. 1x Linear magnetic Hall sensor module
  69. 1x Flame sensor module
  70. 1x Sensitive microphone sensor module
  71. 1x Temperature and humidity sensor module
  72. 1x XY-axis joystick module
  73. 1x Touch sensor module

Pros :

  1. This is very good for beginners.
  2. This kit comes with a handy photo guide to identify the sensors.

Cons :

  1. This does not include any manual.

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