Sharp GP2Y0A21YK0F Analog Distance Sensor 10-80cm

Sharp GP2Y0A21YK0F Analog Distance Sensor 10-80cm
Pololu item #: 136 569 in stock

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The GP2Y0A21 Sharp distance sensor is a great way to add obstacle avoidance or motion sensing to your robot or any other project. With a detection range of 4″ to 32″ (10 cm to 80 cm) and an analog voltage indicating the distance, this sensor is very easy to use.

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Size: 1.75″ × 0.75″ × 0.53″
Weight: 3.5 g

General specifications

Maximum range: 80 cm
Minimum range: 10 cm
Sampling rate: 26 Hz1
Minimum operating voltage: 4.5 V
Maximum operating voltage: 5.5 V
Supply current: 30 mA2
Output type: analog voltage
Output voltage differential: 1.9 V


Typical; can be as low as 21 Hz.
Average; this sensor draws current in large, short bursts, which is why it is recommended a 10 µF capacitor or larger be placed across power and ground close to the sensor.