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Piezo Vibration Sensor - Large

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Large

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Large This robust and highly sensitive piezo sensor from Measurement Specialties is perfect for use in flex, touch, vibration, and shock measurement applictions. A small AC and large voltage (up to +/-90V) is created when the

Piezo Vibration Sensor - Large Mass

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Large Mass

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Large Mass This basic piezo sensor from Measurement Specialties is often used for flex, touch, vibration, and shock measurements. A small AC and large voltage (up to +/-90V) is created when the film moves back and

Piezo Vibration Sensor - Small Horizontal

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Small Horizontal – MiniSense 100H

Piezo Vibration Sensor – Small Horizontal – MiniSense 100H The Minisense 100 from Measurement Specialties is a low-cost cantilever-type vibration sensor loaded by a mass to offer high sensitivity at low frequencies. Useful for detecting vibration and ‘tap’ inputs from

SparkFun SEN-09199 Piezo Vibration Sensor - Small Vertical

SparkFun SEN-09199 Piezo Vibration Sensor – Small Vertical

SparkFun SEN-09199 Piezo Vibration Sensor – Small Vertical The Minisense 100 from Measurement Specialties is a low-cost cantilever-type vibration sensor loaded by a mass to offer high sensitivity at low frequencies. Useful for detecting vibration and ‘tap’ inputs from a

SparkFun SEN-10293 Piezo Element

Piezo Element, Vibration Sensor (7BB-20-6L0)

Piezo Element, Vibration Sensor (7BB-20-6L0) Piezo elements come in handy when you need to detect vibration or a knock. You can use these for tap or knock sensors pretty easily by reading the voltage on the output. They can also

Vibration Switch, Flat, PTH, Breadboard friendly

Vibration Switch, Flat, PTH, Breadboard friendly

Vibration Switch, Flat, PTH, Breadboard friendly This is a low-sensitivity, directional vibration-induced trigger switch. Inside is a very soft spring coiled around a long metal pin. When the switch is bumped from the side only, the spring attached to the first pin touches

Waterproof JSN-SR04T Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

Waterproof JSN-SR04T Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

Waterproof JSN-SR04T Ultrasonic Distance Sensor The JSN-SR04T Ultrasonic Distance Sensor is perfect for a water level monitoring project, capable of precise non-contact distance measurements between 20cm-600cm with pinpoint accuracy of 2mm. The JSN-SR04T comes to you with a 2.5M long

Tilt Ball Switch Sensor - AT407

Tilt Ball Switch Sensor – AT407

Tilt Ball Switch Sensor – AT407 This AT407 tilt switch can easily be used to detect orientation. Inside the body of this device are a pair of balls that make contact with the pins when the case is upright. Tilt

Embedded UHF RFID Module, M6E ThingMagic NANO

Embedded UHF RFID Module, M6E ThingMagic NANO

Embedded UHF RFID Module, M6E ThingMagic NANO The M6E-Nano RFID Module delivers a small form factor embedded UHF RFID option with very low power consumption and is ideal for battery-operated, low cost, small form-factor portable readers. The M6E-Nano’s wide RF

Haptic Driver Breakout Kit, Qwiic, DA7280 (ROB-18247)

Haptic Driver Breakout Kit, Qwiic, DA7280 (ROB-18247)

Haptic Driver Breakout Kit, Qwiic, DA7280 – Sparkfun ROB-18247 The Qwiic Haptic Motor Driver Kit includes an itty-bitty, Linear Resonant Actuator (LRA) vibration motor, wires, and the breakout board for Dialog Semiconductor’s DA7280 motor driver IC for applications that require

Haptic Driver Breakout Board, Qwiic, DA7280 (ROB-17590)

Haptic Driver Breakout Board, Qwiic, DA7280 (ROB-17590)

Haptic Driver Breakout Board, Qwiic, DA7280 – Sparkfun ROB-17590 The SparkFun Qwiic Haptic Driver includes an itty-bitty, Linear Resonant Actuator (LRA) vibration motor, and Dialog Semiconductor’s DA7280 motor driver IC for applications that require haptic feedback. Control the vibration motor

SparkFun Haptic Motor Driver - DRV2605L

SparkFun Haptic Motor Driver – DRV2605L

You won’t be needing the Beach Boys when you have the SparkFun Haptic Motor Driver at hand to add some good vibrations to your project! Using the DRV2605L from Texas Instruments, This board breaks out the chip to add valuable

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Microbit Tutorials

Micro:bit Distance Reader with Haptic Feedback

One cold and blustery morning, Ewan had an idea! “How about using a micro:bit with a distance sensor and a haptic feedback driver to create an Electronic “white stick”. This task was handed to myself, and after reading a few

SparkFun SEN-12803 Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL377

SparkFun SEN-12803 Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout – ADXL377

SparkFun SEN-12803 Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout – ADXL377 The ADXL377 is a small, thin, low power, complete 3-axis accelerometer with signal conditioned analog voltage outputs that has a full-scale range of ±200g for measuring more extreme changes in motion, shock

LilyPad Vibe Board

LilyPad Vibe Board

LilyPad Vibe Board – SparkFun DEV-11008 Apply 5V and get the shakes with this small, yet surprisingly powerful vibration motor. This motor works great as a physical indicator and is subtle enough to not notify anyone but the wearer. This

SparkFun DEV-09267 LilyPad Accelerometer ADXL335

SparkFun DEV-09267 LilyPad Accelerometer ADXL335

SparkFun DEV-09267 LilyPad Accelerometer ADXL335 This is a three axis accelerometer for the LilyPad system. Based on the ADXL335 MEMS accelerometer from Analog Devices, the LilyPad Accelerometer can detect joint movement as well as inclination and vibration. The ADXL335 outputs

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