Fast Vibration Sensor Switch (Easy to trigger)

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SKU: ADA1766 Brand: Adafruit
The "poor man's" accelerometer/motion sensor! These spring-vibration switches are high sensitivity non-directional vibration induced trigger switches. Inside is...
$1.95 AUD, inc GST
$1.77 AUD, exc GST

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Expect dispatch between Jul 01 and Jul 03

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The "poor man's" accelerometer/motion sensor! These spring-vibration switches are high sensitivity non-directional vibration induced trigger switches. Inside is a very soft spring coiled around a long metal pin. When the switch is moved, the spring touches the center pole to make contact. So, when there's motion, the two pins will act like a closed switch. When everything is still, the switch is open. Great for basic projects and wearables!

They also have a version with a slightly stiffer spring which makes it harder to trigger, and a version with a much more stiff spring which is even harder to trigger!

Technical Details

Electrical characteristics:

  • Maximum Voltage: 12V
  • Contact Resistance: <10 ohm
  • Contact Time: 2 ms
  • Maximum Current: 20mA
  • Insulation Resistance: >10M ohm
  • Temperature Range: -40 to 80°C
  • Operating lifespan: 100,000 cycles
  • Diameter: 5mm/0.2"
  • Height (w/ pins): 25mm/1"
  • Height (w/o pins): 15mm/0.6"
  • Square Leg Diameter: 0.45mm/0.0177"
  • Wire Leg Diameter: 0.13mm/0.0051"
  • Pin Pitch (distance between legs): 1.525mm/0.0600"
  • Weight: 0.3g

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Sensors>Vibration

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