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DPRG: Line following Sensor

Subject: DPRG: Line following Sensor
From: Robert L. Jordan rljordan at airmail.net
Date: Thu Sep 9 07:43:13 CDT 1999


Nice find! This means we can make an IRPROX the size of a sugar cube plus the
pot. Now for a robot that chases roaches out from under the appliances. Think it
would sell or do we have to add a laser zapper to damage their eyes?-)

I'd like try 2 ea. P5587 miniature Photo ICs if you order some.


barry jordan wrote:

> James,
> This is snippets from an early post.
> I finally settled on a slightly different package from Hamamatsu, the P5587.
> This is a really nice part that includes an infrared emmiter/detector
> pair along with a modulator/demodulator circuit that tends to make the
> sensor very insensitive to ambient room lighting conditions.
> This part replaces the older P306201 which you may see
> referenced in various robot texts and designs.
> Check out: http://www.zagrosrobotics.com/price.htm
> They advertise $7.00 each, 2 for $10.00.
> dpa
> Barry Jordan
> Happy Trails To You


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