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Proximity Sensor clip for littleBits 3d printed

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White Strong & Flexible
Proximity Sensor clip for littleBits 3d printed
Proximity Sensor clip for littleBits 3d printed

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Proximity Sensor clip for littleBits

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  • 3D printed in White Strong & Flexible: White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
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This one piece clip (no other parts needed) will turn your light sensor and ir led into a proximity sensor. Some uses for infrared proximity sensors are: triggering actions, such as in haunted houses; object avoidance or detection robots; and assembly line automation. Our favorite way to play with proximity sensors at home is to walk our fingers through the "House of Oscillation" optical theremin , while laughing creepily.

Here's how to use this 3D printed product: simply clip onto the light sensor so the phototransistor can "see" through the top hole and then insert the ir led into the bottom hole from below; these two holes are labeled. The middle hole, which is off center, allows access to the micro-potentiometer, so you can still adjust sensitivity to your environment without removing the clip.

Try this circuit: power + ir led + light sensor (set to light mode) + number.

What would you do with a littleBits proximity sensor?

The video is a demonstration of the circuit only, as I have not yet printed this model. The mock up is made with fused beads.

What's in the Box
INCM
Proximity Sensor clip for littleBits
White Strong & Flexible
Width
1.5 cm
Height
3.6 cm
Depth
0.9 cm

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