The IR Range Sensor is a great way to add range detection to robotic projects that use Cerebot™ boards. The sensor detects reflective objects 10 to 80 cm away. 

The sensor connects to the ADC found on all Cerebot boards. The cable maps the output pins to a 3-pin connector. The yellow wire is for the analog output signal. The pin should be connected to the analog-to-digital converter (ADC) on your microcontroller. The red wire is the Vcc power supply to the sensor and is diode-protected against reverse polarization. The black wire should be connected to the ground of the ADC.

Features:

  • Measuring range: 10-80 cm
  • Current consumption: 30mA typical
  • Includes 10" 3-wire cable
  • Supply voltage: 4.5 - 5.5 V

 

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