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Sensors in Prototyping

This is where you'll find all sorts of handy bits and bobs for your projects, or just to stock up your kit box. Wires, LEDs, speakers, power supplies, header pins, sensors, integrated circuits, you name it!

Photo Interrupter - GP1A57HRJ00F

This sensor is composed of an infrared emitter on one upright and a shielded infrared detector on the other. By emitting a beam of infrared light from one upright to the other, the sensor can detect when an object passes between the uprights, breaking the beam. Read more...

  • COM1702
£2.40
In stock

Force-Sensing Resistor: 0.6″-Diameter Circle

This force-sensing resistor (FSR) from Interlink Electronics is a passive component that exhibits a decrease in resistance when there is an increase in the force applied to the 0.58″-diameter (1.5 cm) active area, allowing you to create a sensor that is able to detect force or pressure. With a force sensitivity range of a few grams to a few kilograms, this sensor is optimized for use in human touch control applications Read more...

  • POLOLU 1696
£7
Only 5 left!