Microchip MCP9808 Element

The MCP9808 element is used to measure ambient temperature. This element is for using the Microchip MCP9808 silicon temperature sensor.

The MCP9808 is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab. Microchip AVR-IoT WG projects have this element imported by default.


The following properties can be changed for the MCP9808 element:


The name of the element.

I2C Driver Instance

The I2C bus used to communicate with the sensor.

I2C Address

The I2C address the element sends data to.


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the MCP9808 element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the MCP9808 triggers.

Ambient Temperature Read

Execute an event when ambient temperature is read.


The following abilities are available for the MCP9808 element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the MCP9808 element.

Read Ambient Temperature (°C)

Read the ambient temperature in the area (in Celsius).