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Measuring DC Motor Speed Using a Optointerrupter

Posted June 19, 2015 by Chris

"These devices work by having a infrared LED on one end of the slot and a phototransistor at the other end. There are transistor like devices in the catalogs and there are logic devices as well. Since the current flows when the light is blocked I assumed this was a logic based device and not just a raw optotransistor for the sensor."

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