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[DPRG] IS471F

Subject: [DPRG] IS471F
From: Ralph Tenny rten at metronet.com
Date: Tue Jun 19 16:53:50 CDT 2001

I never endorse a part until I've tried it
Ralph

On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Jim Frye wrote:

> Hello DPRG,
>
> >I downloaded the data sheet; this looks like a reasonable part.
> >Ralph
>
> Yes, but the original inquiry was to it's suitability for a prox detector
> good for 10" (I think inches??).
>
> > Hello guys,
> >     I have searched and zeroed in on IS471F to be used to sense
> > obstructions in the path of my mobile robot .
> >
> > I need to sense obstructions at a distance of around 10'' . I 'd use
> > it with a BS-II .  You guys think it'd serve the purpose? What problems
> > can I face? Could someone please enlighten me
>
> I looked at the specs and it looks more like a paper detector... like, only
> good for a close range, go / no-go detection. There is no mention of a
> distance. It does look like an intresting line detector, or sumo ring edge
> detector, that would be less suceptable to ambient lighting. I would be
> interested in hearing more if anyone has any more information. Thanks, Jim
>
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