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    Short Flex Sensor

    SKU: ADA1070

    $15.50 AUD, inc GST

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    Short Flex Sensor
    15.5 AUD

    SKU: ADA1070

    $15.50 AUD, inc GST
    127 units ship in 4 to 7 days (delivered by Mon, 6th of Mar)
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    This sensor can detect flexing or 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 so following 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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