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Infra-Red Proximity Sensor

Posted May 8, 2008 by Chris

IR sensors are usually housed in some nice casing to get optimal performance and it will be on a PCB with a standard output connector. Rarely do we see how these things actually work. This project write-up shows how a basic IR range sensor works using 2 LEDs (IR Transmitter/Receiver).

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