21. Gesture Sensor(EF05020)#

21.1. Introduction#


Gesture Sensor is able to recognize 9 gestures including move-up, move-down, move-left, move-right, etc. with a simple swipe of your hand, it is usually used in the non-contact controlling system such as the non-contact mouses, smart home, clicking equipments controlling in cars and interaction to robots ect.

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21.2. Characteristic#


  • Designed in RJ11 connections, easy to plug.

21.3. Specification#


Item Parameter
SKU EF05020
Connection RJ11
Type of Connection IIC
Working Voltage 3.3V
Core IC PAJ7620U2
Supported Gestures Basic gestures(Up, down, right, left, forward, reverse, clockwise, anticlockwise.)

21.4. Outlook#


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21.5. Quick to Start#


21.5.1. Materials Required and Diagram#

  • Connect the Gesture sensor to the IIC port in the Nezha expansion board as the picture shows.

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21.6. MakeCode Programming#


21.6.1. Step 1#

Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode drawer to see more choices.

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We need to add a package for programming, . Click “Extensions” in the bottom of the drawer and search with “PlanetX” in the dialogue box to download it.

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Note: If you met a tip indicating that the codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or build a new project in the menu.

21.6.2. Step 2#

21.6.3. Code as below:#

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21.6.5. Result#

  • The equivalent icon for each gesture displays on the micro:bit.

21.7. Relevant File#


21.8. Technique File#