Pololu 38 kHz IR Proximity Sensor, Fixed Gain, High Brightness

Pololu 38 kHz IR Proximity Sensor, Fixed Gain, High Brightness
Pololu item #: 2460 183 in stock

Price break Unit price (US$)
1 5.95
5 4.95
25 4.49
100 4.15


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This module features a fixed-gain, 38 kHz modulated IR sensor and a corresponding IR LED with oscillator circuit to make a tiny proximity sensor. This high-brightness version draws an average of 16 mA and has a typical sensing range up to approximately 24 inches (60 cm).

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Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor receiver and emitter sides with labeled pinout.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor receiver and emitter sides with labeled pinout.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor with dimensions.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor with dimensions.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor with included header pins.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor with included header pins.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor, receiver side.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor, receiver side.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor, emitter side.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor, emitter side.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor.

Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor.

Schematic diagram for the Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor.

Schematic diagram for the Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor.

Oscilloscope capture of typical Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor output when it is weakly, moderately, and strongly affected by fluorescent lights (top to bottom).

Oscilloscope capture of typical Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor output when it is weakly, moderately, and strongly affected by fluorescent lights (top to bottom).

Oscilloscope capture of typical Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor output close to its threshold of detection.

Oscilloscope capture of typical Pololu 38 kHz IR proximity sensor output close to its threshold of detection.