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Electronics and Sensors

This is an attempt to collect information, documentation and code samples for interesting electronic components and various sensors.


  • Distance/Proximity
  • Temperature
    • Thermistor
    • Digital Thermometer
  • Force
    • Force Sensitive Resistor (FSR), sparkfun, resistance changes depending on force applied on the pad.
    • Flex sensor, sparkfun, As the sensor is flexed, the resistance across the sensor increases.
    • Vibration/piezo
  • Accelerometers
    • 3 axis analog,
  • Light
    • Photocell, CDS, photodetector, Sparkfun, resistance changes depending on light intensity.
  • Magnetic
    • Compass
    • Hall Effect Sensor
    • Reed Switches
electronics_sensors.txt · Last modified: 2010/11/20 13:48 by camille