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

Pololu 38 kHz IR Proximity Sensor, Fixed Gain, Low Brightness
Pololu item #: 2461 155 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 low-brightness version draws an average of 8 mA and has a typical sensing range up to approximately 12 inches (30 cm).

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Dimensions

Size: 0.4″ × 0.6″ × 0.2″1
Weight: 0.6 g1

General specifications

Maximum range: 12 in2
Sampling rate: 1 kHz
Average input current: 8 mA

Notes:

1
Without included optional headers.
2
The actual range depends on many factors, including object size, reflectivity, and ambient lighting conditions.