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A Smart IR Proximity Detector

Posted 6 Jan 2002 at 00:46 UTC by steve Share This

Rich Kappmeier has written a useful article for the Seattle Robotic Society Encoder newsletter describing a smart IR proximity detector. Rich combined a 555 timer, a Sharp GP1U26X infrared detector, and a little fuzzy logic to create a proximity sensor that is reliable even in bright sunlight.

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