The 80cm Infrared Proximity Sensor is a general purpose type distance measuring sensor. This sensor takes continuous distance readings and returns a corresponding analog voltage with a range of 10cm (4") to 80cm (30"). This sensor can be used in TVs, personal computers, cars and so on.
- LED Pulse Cycle Duration: 32 ms
- Range: 10 to 80 cm
- Typical response time: 39 ms
- Typical start up delay: 44 ms
- Average Current Consumption: 30 mA
- Detection Area Diameter @ 80 cm: 12 cm
- Waterdrop conservation
||2.5V - 7V (5V Typical)
|Analog Output Voltage
||0.25V - 0.5V (0.4V Typical)
|Average Current Consumption
||50mA MAXIMUM (33mA typical)
This sensor is quite small and use a tiny connector called the Japan Solderless Terminal (JST) connector. These connectors have three wires: ground, vcc, and the output. Because the sensor fire continuously and don't need any clocking to initiate a reading, it is easy to interface with any microcontroller. For the Seeeduino, convert the 3-wire to 4-wire in order to be compatible with the twig interface of Grove.
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