Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module for detecting edges or following lines on the floor

Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module for detecting edges or following lines on the floor

GHI Electronics | A-000000-01034
The Gadgeteer REFR3-GM-451 Infrared Reflector is used to enable a mobile robot to detect edges or follow a line on the ground while moving. DISCONTINUED
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REFR3-GM-451 Infrared Reflector: 3 infrared reflective detectors

The Gadgeteer REFR3-GM-451 Infrared Reflector by GHI Electronics is equipped with infrared reflectors on the left, on the right, and in the centre to more accurately detect and analyse surfaces.

Applications ideas for the Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module by GHI Electronics

An infrared reflector is particularly useful when building autonomous mobile robots. When equipped with the REFR3-GM-451 module, they are able to avoid edges when moving over a table (and therefore also avoid falling off) and can follow a black line on a white background.

Technical specifications of the GHI Electronics REFR3-GM-451 Infrared Reflector

  • A socket
  • Comes with a Gadgeteer cable
  • Consumption @ 3.3 V: 48 mA
  • Consumption @ 5 V: 0 mA
  • Dimensions: 72.2 × 17.2 × 14 mm
  • Weight: 5 g

Resources for the Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module for detecting edges or following lines on the floor

The following resources contain links and documents that will help you get started more rapidly.

Diagram of the Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module for detecting edges or following lines on the floor

Diagram of the Gadgeteer Infrared Reflector Module for detecting edges or following lines on the floor

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