11. Octopus Photo Interrupter Sensor¶
Photo Interrupter Sensor is a sensor module based on ITR9608 photoelectric switch that can be used with micro:bit.
The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play.
It can work with micro:bit in 3V.
Item | Parameter :-: | :-: SKU|EF04012 ITR9608 Optoelectronic switch|Built-in infrared transmitter and receiver tube LED with signal|Signal Indicator Working Voltage|DC 3.0V-5.0V Connector Type|Digital Pins Definition|1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND Response|Quick to response with high sensitivity Stability|Stable and durable
11.4. Outlook and Dimensions¶
11.5. Quick to Start¶
Connect to P1 port as the picture shows.
Take sensor:bit for example
Program as the picture shows¶
Show the value variable.
Add 1 on the value variable each time when the Photo Interrupter Sensor detects a value.
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The on start micro:bit shows number 0, the counting system would add one each time when objects are put on the Optoelectronic switch.