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RobotGeek Joystick arduino joystick, arduino analog joystick, arduino joystick sensor, arduino joystick potentiometer
RG-JOYSTICK
Price: $6.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-JOYSTICK -

If you are looking for a good Arduino Joystick the RobotGeek Joystick is the best choice. We had these joysticks special made two joystick options; the standard mushroom top used in gaming controllers and a tall stick for much greater range of motion. The joystick has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection and plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield so you can be up and running immediatly. This arduino joystick is self centering and will return to the home position when let go. The...

RobotGeek Light Sensor robotgeek light sensor, photocell, light sensor, robotgeek, arduino light sensor, arduino photocell
RG-LIGHT
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-LIGHT -

This RobotGeek Light Sensor is an analog sensor that will allow you to measure light from your Arduino or other microcontroller. The more light the sensor detects, the higher the your analog port will detect. Each RobotGeek Light Sensor comes with a dual female-female jumper cable so that you can move the light sensor off the board. This makes placing your sensors easier than ever. You can use this sensor to measure the ambient light in a room, or to measure the relative brightness of...

RobotGeek Pushbutton arduino pushbutton, arduino button, arduino button board, arduino digital button
RG-PUSHBUTTON
Price: $2.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-PUSHBUTTON -

The RobotGeek Pushbutton is a self-contained Arduino Button board that makes it easy to add a pushbutton to your Arduino Project. This RobotGeek Pushbutton has a built in pull-down resistor, so the signal can be read as a digital input from your Arduino or other microcontroller. This Arduino Button Board has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection so it plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield to get you up and running immediatly. As with all RobotGeek sensors, the hole mounting...

RobotGeek Rotation Knob arduino rotation knob, arduino rotation sensor, arduino knob sensor, arduino knob control, arduino rotation control
RG-ROTKNOB
Price: $6.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-ROTKNOB -

Do you need Rotation Knobs for your Arduino project? The RobotGeek Knob is good choice! It has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection so it plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield to get you up and running immediatly. As with all RobotGeek sensors, the hole mounting pattern is on a 1x1 CM grid so they easily mount to the RobotGeek Workbenches or any other RobotGeek kit. Don't forget to pick up RobotGeek Sensor Cables if you need some! ...

RobotGeek Slider arduino slide potentiometer, arduino slider, analog slider control, arduino slider sensor, arduino slide control
RG-SLIDER
Price: $6.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-SLIDER -

The RobotGeek Slider is a great arduino slide potentiometer for projects requiring a linear analog input. The slider has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection and plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield so you can be up and running immediatly. This arduino slide control is a linear potentiometer, which means you can read it just as you would any other potentiometer/analog sensor. The large handle cap and the smooth action on this slider make it great for all kinds of control panels...

RobotGeek Tilt Sensor arduino tilt sensor, tilt sensor, arduino digital tilt senor, arduino tilt senor board
RG-TILTSEN
Price: $5.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-TILTSEN -

The RobotGeek Tilt Sensor is a fast and flexible way to add an Arduino tilt senor Project. By reading this sensor as a digital input, you can determine if an object the sensor is mounted on tilted or not. This sensor is unique because of the orientation of its ports. Instead of having the tilt switch soldered into the board, there are two 2-pin female ports. This allows you to orient your tilt vertically or horizontally to suit your project best. If you need your tilt switch to be further away...

Light Sensor 1000 lux Phidgets Precision Light Sensor, Phidget Precision Light Sensor
PH-1142
Price: $10.75 In Stock
Item #: PH-1142 -

Product Specifications Sensor Output Type: Non-Ratiometric Response Time Max:2ms Peak Sensitivity Wavelength:625 nm Light Level Min:1 lux Light Level Max(5v): 1000 lux Light Current Ratio:1.2 Device Current Consumption: 5 mA Output Impedance: 1K ohms Bandwidth / Reaction Time: 50 Hz Minimum / Maximum Voltage: 2.4VDC to 5.5VDC Operating Temp Min:-40° Operating Temp Max:85° This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low...

Switch - Floor Mat - Single Strip
AC-700-30-926C
Price: $4.45 In Stock
Item #: AC-700-30-926C -

The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

Grove - Button Grove - Button
SS-COM22242P
Price: $2.95 Back Order
Item #: SS-COM22242P -

As simple as input gets, the very first computers had buttons and so will your ingenious project. The button is configured with pull-down resistor ready for use with our microcontrollers as digital input.

Grove - Moisture Sensor Grove Moisture Sensor, Arduino Moisture sensor, moisture sensor
SS-SEN92355P
Price: $5.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN92355P -

The Grove Moisture Sensor can be used to detect the moisture of soil and/or measure soil humidity. Actually I just made that up, I have no idea if 'soil humidity' is a thing, but this sensor can measure it! So, practical applications? Well you could use this to determine when your plants are thirsty. Perhaps create an automated plant watering system? Throw in some light sensors and a temperature/humidity module and you've got yourself a pretty high-tech greenhouse. Features Easy to Use...

Grove Slider Potentiometer
SS-COM05231P
Price: $6.50 In Stock
Item #: SS-COM05231P -

Rotary potentiometers are a great way to control all sorts of devices through your Arduino - but sometimes they're a bit boring. Bring some pizazz back to your controller with the Grove - Slide Potentiometer! This Grove compatible sensor will plug directly into your Grove Sensor Shield and you'll be ready to go! You can read the data from the slider, just as you would any other potentiometer. It even has an onboard LED that you can control from your Arduino! Technical Specifications 30mm slide...

Grove - Thumb Joystick
SS-COM90133P
Price: $6.99 In Stock
Item #: SS-COM90133P -

How many PlayStation 2 Controllers have to die for your next project? Now with the Grove - Thumb Joystick the answer is NONE! Like most joysticks, this one uses 2 potentiometers to measure the current angles of the joystick. However this joystick has a pushbutton hidden within! Just push directly down on the top of the joystick, and you'll feel the satisfying 'click' of a pushbutton. Use your extra input to fire the lasers, initiate uprising, or start any other robot related task. NOTE: The...

Phidget Precision Temperature Sensor Phidgets Precision Temperature Sensor, Phidget Precision Temperature Sensor, Phidget Temperature Sensor, Phidgets Temperature Sensor
PH-1124
Price: $15.00 In Stock
Item #: PH-1124 -

Temperature sensor with a range of -30°C to +80°C with a typical error of ±0.75°C in the 0°C to 80°C range. Note: The temperature sensor component is rated at -50°C to +150°C, but the other components on the board, the connector and the cable are rated at -30°C to +80°C. A 24" sensor cable is included. This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O...

Phidgets IR Reflective Sensor 5mm Phidgets IR Reflective Sensor 5mm, Phidget IR Reflective Sensor 5mm, Phidgets IR Sensor
PH-1102
Price: $6.85 Back Order
Item #: PH-1102 -

Based on the QRB1114 this sensor can detect an object at 5mm. It can be used to determine the difference between black (low reflective conditions) and white (high reflective conditions).  Includes 24" Phidget sensor cable. Board Dimensions: 3.0 x 3.8 cm Mounting Holes: 2.3 x 3 This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O devices, and controllers are...

Phidgets Precision Voltage Sensor Phidgets Precision Voltage Sensor, Phidget Precision Voltage Sensor
PH-1135
Price: $18.55 In Stock
Item #: PH-1135 -

The Voltage Sensor measures the differential voltage between the input terminals and outputs the difference proportionally. The maximum differential voltage that can be measured accurately is ±30V. Resources Product Manual   Product Specifications Characteristic Value Current Consumption 3.6mA Input Impedance 1MegaOhm Recommended Max Difference between Vin+ and Vin- 30V Absolute Maximum difference between Vin+ and Vin- 35V Input CMR 40V Output Range 0 to 5V Min/Max error ±2% Typical Error...

RobotGeek Voltage Divider RobotGeek Voltage Divider, Robot Geek Voltage Divider, Voltage Divider, FSR Voltage Divider, Force Sensitive Resistor Voltage Divider, FSR Interface, FSR Analog Interface
RG-VOLTDIV
Price: $5.95 In Stock
Item #: RG-VOLTDIV -

The RobotGeek Voltage Divider is a simple yet effective way to turn a variable resistor, such as an FSRs, Softpots, or Pressure Sensors into a tunable 0-5v analog signal. The design is super simple and completely open source, but saves tinkerers from having to breadboard a potentiometer of their own. A 2 position terminal block and 0.1" spaced header are available for sensor input, a 3 pos right angle header breaks out Analog output, 5v input, and Gnd. ...

Sharp IR Distance Sensor - GP2D12 Alternative (10-80 cm) Sharp, IR, Distance, Sensor, GP2D12, (4-30 inches)
PX-28995
Price: $12.95 In Stock
Item #: PX-28995 -

One of the most favored IR range sensors on the market. Detects distances from 4" to 30" (10cm-80cm). Note: The sensor sold here is actually a Sharp IR GP2Y0A21YK0F. It has the same distance range as a GP2D12 and very similar analog output properties. The GP2D12 is extremely difficult to source currently, so these sensors provide a great alternative. For more information on the minor differences, please refer to the datasheets for each sensor: Datasheets GP2D12 Datasheet GP2Y0A21YK0F...

Switch - Floor Mat - 14 Inches x 30 Inches
KIT-AC-700-30-926B
Price: $14.95 In Stock
Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926B -

The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL345 Triple-Axis Accelerometer Breakout, ADXL345 Accelerometer, 3-axis accelerometer, Triple-Axis Accelerometer Breakout
SF-SEN-09836
Price: $27.95 In Stock
Item #: SF-SEN-09836 -

 This new version adds 2 standoff holes as well as an extra decoupling capacitor. The ADXL345 is a small, thin, low power, 3-axis accelerometer with high resolution (13-bit) measurement at up to ±16 g. Digital output data is formatted as 16-bit twos complement and is accessible through either a SPI (3- or 4-wire) or I2C digital interface.  The ADXL345 is well suited to measures the static acceleration of gravity in tilt-sensing applications, as well as dynamic acceleration resulting from...

Triple-Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL335 Triple-Axis Accelerometer Breakout, ADXL335 Accelerometer, 3-axis accelerometer, Triple-Axis Accelerometer Breakout
SF-SEN-09269
Price: $24.95 In Stock
Item #: SF-SEN-09269 -

Breakout board for the 3 axis ADXL335 from Analog Devices. This is the latest in a long, proven line of analog sensors - the holy grail of accelerometers. The ADXL335 is a triple axis accelerometer with extremely low noise and power consumption - only 320uA! The sensor has a full sensing range of +/-3g. There is no on-board regulation, provided power should be between 1.8 and 3.6VDC. Board comes fully assembled and tested with external components installed. The included 0.1uF capacitors set...

Triple-Axis Digital-Output Gyro ITG-3200 Breakout Triple-Axis Digital-Output Gyro ITG-3200, 3-axis robot gyro, 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis gyro breakout, digital gyro
SF-SEN-09801
Price: $49.95 In Stock
Item #: SF-SEN-09801 -

Description: This is a breakout board for InvenSense's ITG-3200, a groundbreaking triple-axis, digital output gyroscope. The ITG-3200 features three 16-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) for digitizing the gyro outputs, a user-selectable internal low-pass filter bandwidth, and a Fast-Mode I2C (400kHz) interface. Additional features include an embedded temperature sensor and a 2% accurate internal oscillator. The ITG-3200 can be powered at anywhere between 2.1 and 3.6V. For power supply...

GP2D12 Alternative IR Distance Sensor Kit (10-80 cm) - 1 sensor GP2D12 Alternative IR Distance Sensor Kit (4-30 Inch) - 1 sensor
KIT-S-10-P1101KT
Price: $23.70 In Stock
Item #: KIT-S-10-P1101KT -

One of the most favored IR range sensors on the market. Detects distances from 4" to 30" (10cm-80cm). Note: The sensor sold here is actually a Sharp IR GP2Y0A21YK0F. It has the same distance range as a GP2D12 and very similar analog output properties. The GP2D12 is extremely difficult to source currently, so these sensors provide a great alternative. For more information on the minor differences, please refer to the datasheets for each sensor: Datasheets GP2D12 Datasheet GP2Y0A21YK0F...

Grove - 3-Axis Accelerometer Grove 3-Axis Accelerometer, 3-axis accelerometer, arduino accelerometer, Grove accelerometer, accelerometer sensor
SS-SEN21853P
Price: $16.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN21853P -

Description This 3-axis Accelerometer module is based on MMA7660FC with Digital Output I2C. This Grove can be used for sensing data changes, product orientation, and gesture detection through an interrupt pin (INT).It is a very low power, low profile capacitive MEMS sensor Grove. What is new Mounting edge for you to solder I2C Groves together, and free you from wiring. Flat bottom. 5VDC input Features Grove compatible interface 3 axis motion/orientation sensing Digital Output (I2C) 10,000 g...

Grove - 3-Axis Compass Grove 3-Axis Compass, arduino compass, compass sensor, 3-axis compass, arduino compass sensor
SS-SEN12753P
Price: $25.00 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN12753P -

Description 3-Axis Compass module, a member of Grove family uses I²C based Honeywell HMC5883L digital compass. This ASIC is equipped with high resolution HMC118X magneto-resistive sensors and a 12-bit ADC. It provides compass heading accuracy up to 1° to 2°. Signal conditioning like amplification, automatic degaussing strap drivers and offset cancellation are inbuilt. This Grove module also includes a MIC5205-3.3 for power supply requirement. Hence user can connect any 3.3V to 6V DC power...

Grove - 3-Axis Gyro Grove 3-Axis Gyro 3-axis gyro, arduino gyro, Grove gyro, gyro sensor, gyroscope sensor, arduino gyroscope, Grove gyroscope
SS-SEN11763P
Price: $39.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN11763P -

Description Grove - 3-axis Gyro module based on ITG 3200. It is the world’s first single-chip, digital-output, 3-axis MEMS motion processing gyro optimized for gaming, 3D mice, and motion-based remote control applications for Internet connected Digital TVs and Set Top Boxes. The ITG-3200 features three 16-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) for digitizing the gyro outputs, a user-selectable internal low-pass filter bandwidth, and a Fast-Mode I2C (400kHz) interface.  Grove - 3-axis Gyro is...

Grove - Electricity Sensor Grove Electricity Sensor, arduino electricity sensor, electrical sensor, electricity detection sensor
SS-SEN23931P
Price: $7.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN23931P -

Description The Electricity sensor module is a member of Grove. It is based on the TA12-200 current transformer which can change large alternating current into a small amplitude. You can use it to test large alternating current upto 5A. Features Grove compatible interface Maximum 5A input High accuracy Small size Applications Alternating current measurment Device condition monitoring Document Datasheet ...

Grove - Light Sensor Grove Light Sensor, arduino light sensor, freeduino light sensor, seeeduino light sensor
SS-SEN11302P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN11302P -

Description The Light sensor module uses the GL5528 photoresistor to detect the light intensity of the environment. The resistance of the sensor decreases when the light intensity of the environment increases. The chip LM358 is used as a voltage follower to enable you get a accurate data. Features Grove compatible interface Wide supply voltage range: 3V-30V 2.0cm x 2.0cm Grove module? Minimum external parts Applications Ideas Electronic toys Light-control switch Monitor Documents Please visit...

Grove - Magnetic Switch Sensor Grove Magnetic Switch, Grove Magnet, Magnetism Switch, Magnet switch, arduino magnet switch, magnetism sensor, arduino magnetic sensor
SS-COM11335P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-COM11335P -

Description This is a Grove interface compatible Magnetic switch module. It is based on encapsulated dry reed switch CT10. CT10 is single-pole, single throw (SPST) type, having normally open ruthenium contacts. The sensor is a double-ended type and may be actuated with an electromagnet, a permanent magnet or a combination of both. The magnetic switch is a wonder tool for designers who would like to turn a circuit on and off based on proximity. Features Grove compatible interface 2.0cm x 2.0cm...

Grove - Protoshield Module Grove Protoshield, Grove Prototyping, arduino protoshield, sensor prototyping board
SS-PRO23049P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-PRO23049P -

Description This Grove allows you to add your own circuitry or components to your Grove system prototypes. This allows you access to all four lines from the connector cable S0, S1, VCC and GND. There is also an extra normally-open button to take advantage of. The hole spacing makes using normal DIP-format ICs and other components very simple. You may wish to purchase more for future use in advance. ...

Grove - Real Time Clock (RTC) Grove, Grove, Grove RTC, Grove RTC, Real Time Clock Module, arduino real time clock
SS-SEN12671P
Price: $7.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN12671P -

Description The RTC module is a member of Grove. It is based on the clock chip DS1307 which supports the I2C protocol. It uses a Lithium cell battery (CR1225). The clock/calendar provides seconds, minutes, hours, day, date,month, and year information. The end of the month date is automatically adjusted for months with fewer than 31 days, including corrections for leap year. The clock operates in either the 24-hour or 12-hour format with AM/PM indicator.  Note: Battery is not included. Features...

Grove - Rotary Angle Sensor Grove Rotary Angle Sensor, Rotary Angle Sensor, arduino potentiometer, turn knob
SS-COM22735P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-COM22735P -

Description The potentiometer Grove produces analog output between 0 and Vcc (5V DC with Seeeduino) on its D1 connector. The D2 connector is not used. The angular range is 300 degrees with a linear change in value. The resistance value is 10k ohms, perfect for Arduino use. This may also be known as a rotary angle sensor. Document How to use ...

Grove - Sound Sensor Grove Sound Sensor, Grove sensor, Sound Sensor, arduino Sound sensor, freeduino sensor, seeeduino sensor
SS-SEN12945P
Price: $6.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN12945P -

Description The Sound sensor module is a simple microphone. Based on the power amplifier LM386 and the electric microphone, it can be used to detect the sound strength of the environment. The value of output can be adjusted by the potentiometer. Features Grove compatible interface Wide supply voltage range: 4V?12V Low quiescent current drain: 4mA 2.0cm x 2.0cm Grove module Minimum external parts Gain adjustable Applications Ideas Simple microphone Sound detection Documents Please visit our...

Grove - Temperature & Humidity Sensor Grove Temperature Sensor, Grove Humidity Sensor, Grove Temperature Humidity Sensor Grove sensor, Temperature Humidity Sensor, arduino temperature sensor, freeduino sensor, seeeduino sensor
SS-SEN11301P
Price: $6.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN11301P -

Description This temperature & humidity sensor provides a pre-calibrated digital output. A unique capacitive sensor element measures relative humidity and the temperature is measured by a negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistor. It has excellent reliability and long term stability. Please note that this sensor will not work for temperatures below 0 degree.  Features  Relative Humidity and temperature measurement  Full range temperature compensation Calibrated  Digital signal Long...

Grove - Temperature Sensor Grove Temperature Sensor, Grove sensor, Temperature Sensor, arduino temperature sensor, freeduino sensor, seeeduino sensor
SS-SEN23292P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN23292P -

Description The temperature sensor Grove uses a thermistor which returns the ambient temperature in the form of a resistance value, which is then used to alter Vcc (5V with our Seeeduinos). Our board then converts this voltage value measured by an analog input pin to a temperature. The operating range is -40 to 125 degrees Celsius, with an accuracy of ?1.5?C. Document Datasheet How to use ...

Grove - Touch Sensor Grove Touch Sensor, Arduino touch sensor, touch sensor, grove touch sensor
SS-SEN11303P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN11303P -

Description This is a simple touch sensor module. You can use it to replace a traditional push button. Using the TTP223-B touch detector IC It measures the capacitance of a metallic pad. It can detect the change in capacitance when a finger is near it. This is the same technology used in the iPhone touch screen. So you can place the metallic pad under a non-metallic surface such as a plastic or glass sheet and it will still work as a button. This may be useful for projects that need to be...

Grove - Water Sensor Grove Water Sensor, Arduino Water sensor, water sensor
SS-SEN11304P
Price: $4.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN11304P -

Description This water sensor module is part of the Grove system. This sensor works by having a series of exposed traces connected to ground and interlaced between the grounded traces are the sens traces. The sensor traces have a weak pull-up resistor of 1 MΩ. The resistor will pull the sensor trace value high until a drop of water shorts the sensor trace to the grounded trace. believe it or not this circuit will work with the digital I/O pins of your Arduino or you can use it with the analog...

Grove Alcohol Sensor Grove Alcohol Sensor
SS-SEN21723P
Price: $9.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN21723P -

Have you lost your beer? Do you need help finding it? You need an alcohol sensor. Features Power requirements: 5 VDC @ ~120 mA (heater on) Detection Gas: Alcohol Concentration: 20-1000ppm Alcohol Interface: 1 TTL compatible input (SEL), 1 TTL compatible output (DAT) Dimension: 40×20×12mm Heater Voltage: 0.9V ± 0.1V AC or DC Heater Current: 120±20mA Preheat time: Over 48 hours Product DOCUMENTATION / WIKI Page. *NOTE - Obviously, this is not a legal alcohol breathalyzer device. Don't be an...

Phidget Sound Sensor Phidget, Sound, Sensor
PH-1133
Price: $36.05 In Stock
Item #: PH-1133 -

Product Features Measures sound pressure level (SPL) between 50db to 100dB Frequency range of 100Hz to 8kHz Can be used to detect sounds, and approximate how loud the sound is The sensor is Non-Ratiometric. Product Description The 1133 measures sound across a very wide range, with a frequency range of 100Hz to 8kHz and pressure level from 50dB to 100dB. Product Specifications Characteristic Value Current Consumption 8.5 mA Resolution 30mV/db Input Sound Range 50db to 100db Error (@ 1000Hz)...

Phidget Temperature Sensor IR Phidget Temperature Sensor, Phidgets Temperature Sensor, Phidget Temperature Sensor IR
PH-1045
Price: $87.30 In Stock
Item #: PH-1045 -

Product Features Infra Red thermometer for non contact temperature measurements Thermometer is Factory calibrated Temperature range of -70 to 380°C Connects directly to a computer's USB Port Product Description The 1045 is an intelligent non-contact temperature sensor with a 10° field of view and a USB interface for easy connection to your computer. It measures the temperature of objects placed within its cone of detection. The 1045 outputs a continuous data flow every 32ms with an active...

Phidgets IR Reflective Sensor 10cm Phidget IR Reflective Sensor 10cm, Phidgets IR Reflective Sensor, IR Reflective Sensor
PH-1103
Price: $10.75 In Stock
Item #: PH-1103 -

This sensor can detect the presence of a highly reflective object at 10cm, for less reflective objects (like hands) the distance is about 5cm.  Includes 24" Phidget sensor cable. This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O devices, and controllers are available. To view the entire Phidgets product line, follow this link. Getting Started with...

Sharp IR Distance Sensor GP2Y0A02YK (20-150 cm)
PO-1137
Price: $15.00 In Stock
Item #: PO-1137 -

This sensor takes a continuous distance reading and reports the distance as an analog voltage with a distance range of 20cm (~8") to 150cm (~60"). The interface is 3-wire with power, ground and the output voltage and requires a JST 3-pin connector (not included). The JST 3-pin connector includes the J3 connector for the sensor and bare wires at the other end, and requires that the processor or ADC-side connector be purchased or built separately. For most applications we recommend...

Switch - Floor Mat - 5 feet x 30 Inches
KIT-AC-700-30-926A
Price: $59.95 In Stock
Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926A -

The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

GP2Y0A02YK IR Sensor Kit   (20-150 cm) - 1 sensor
KIT-S-10-GP2Y0A02YKT
Price: $25.75 In Stock
Item #: KIT-S-10-GP2Y0A02YKT -

This Phidget IR Distance Sensor Kit includes everything you need to add a Sharp GP2Y0A02YK distance sensor to the 8/8/8 Interface Kit. Kit includes: GP2Y0A02YK IR Sensor (20-150 cm / 8-60 inches) Phidget IR Distance Sensor Interface Board 24" Phidget Sensor Cable 12" Sharp GP2D12 Cable This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O devices, and...

Switch - Floor Mat - 25 Feet x 30 Inches
KIT-AC-700-30-926
Price: $269.99 In Stock
Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926 -

The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

Foot Switch Foot, Switch, pedal, physical, input, computing, arduino, freeduino, seeeduino
SS-SWT129C6B
Price: $5.50 In Stock
Item #: SS-SWT129C6B -

Building an electronic music project? Need to step on the gas? Perhaps this is the final component for your sub-orbital space fighter? Whatever your application is, this Foot Switch is perfect for all applications in need of a Foot Switch!

Grove - PIR Motion Sensor Grove - PIR Motion Sensor
SS-SEN32357P
Price: $9.95 In Stock
Item #: SS-SEN32357P -

This is a simple to use PIR motion sensor with Grove compatible interface. When anyone moves within the detection range the sensor outputs HIGH on its SIG pin. The detection range and response speed can be adjusted by the two on-board potentiometers. The response time can be adjusted from 0.3s to 25s with up to 6 meters of detecting range! Product WIKI Page. Specifications Grove compatible interface Adjustable detection distance and response time Voltage range: 3V–5V 2.0cm x 4.0cm Detecting...

Huge Red Panic-Fire Button Huge, Red, Panic, Fire, Button, arduino, freeduino, seeeduino
SS-SWT120B7B
Price: $8.90 In Stock
Item #: SS-SWT120B7B -

DO NOT PRESS THIS BUTTON! Unless, of course, you're the type to live dangerously. The perfect gigantic red panic button for all your panic button projects! Launch missiles, activate self-destruct sequences, arm torpedos, or even 'Push the Button in the Hatch'! It lights up! It's huge! It's awesome! Approximate dimensions: Red button diameter: 79.2 mm Black frame dimensions : 100.6 mm2 (base has flats not shown in photos) Installed height: 45.4 mm ...

Parallax PIR Motion Sensor
PX-555-28027
Price: $9.99 In Stock
Item #: PX-555-28027 -

The PIR Sensor detects motion up to 20 feet away by using a Fresnel lens and infrared-sensitive element to detect changing patterns of passive infrared emitted by objects in its vicinity. Inexpensive and easy to use, it's ideal for alarm systems, motion-activated lighting, holiday props, and robotics applications. The PIR Sensor is compatible with all Parallax microcontrollers; sample BS1, BS2, and SX/B programs and product documentation are available under Downloads (coming soon!). Features:...