7. Octopus Hunt Sensor(EF04002)

7.1. Introduction

  • Octopus Hunt Sensor is a sensor based on TCRT5000 photoelectric sensitive element.It can sensitively detect the infrared reflected signal.


7.2. Characteristics

  • The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play.

  • It can work with micro:bit in 3V.

7.3. Specifications

Item Parameter
SKU EF04002
Power Input 3V-5V
Connector Type Digital
Pins Definition 1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND
Response Quick response with high sensitivity
Circuit Simple
Stability Stable and durable

7.4. Outlook and Dimensions


7.5. Quick to Start

Materials used and connection diagram

Connect to the P1 port as the picture shows

Take sensor:bit for example


Program as the picture shows

  • Set the P1 port to a higher level to initialize the module.

  • If any object is detected, the value is 0 and the the digital read pins is 0, the icon is shown on the screen.

  • Or it shows a box.



Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_2vF4fKc5rdoP

You can also download it directly below:


  • If put 9mm away from the black objects,it shows an icon; while 9mm away from the white objects, it shows a box.

7.6. Relevant Cases

7.7. Technique Files