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Short Flex/Bend Sensor

SKU: ADA1070

$13.75 AUD, inc GST

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Short Flex/Bend Sensor
13.75 AUD

SKU: ADA1070

$13.75 AUD, inc GST
100 units ship in 4 to 6 days (delivered by Fri, 9th of Dec)
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This sensor can detect bending in one direction. They were popularized by being used in the Nintendo PowerGlove as a gaming interface. 

These sensors are easy to use, they are basically resistors that change value based on how much their flexed. If they're unflexed, the resistance is about ~25KΩ. When flexed all the way the resistance rises to ~100KΩ. They're pretty similar to FSRs sofollowing this tutorial will get you started. You can use an analog input on a micro-controller (with a pullup resistor) or a digital input with the use of a 0.1uF capacitor for RC timing. 

The bottom part of the sensor (where the pins are crimped on) is very delicate so make sure to have strain relief - such as clamping or gluing that part so as not to rip out the contacts!

Technical Details

Dimensions:

  • Length: 77.57mm/3.054in
  • Width: 6.41mm/0.2525in
  • Thickness: 0.48mm/0.019in
  • Weight: 0.27g/0.0095oz


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