PIR sensors are used to detect motion from pets/humanoids from about 20 feet away (possibly works on zombies, not guaranteed). Usually this sensor comes with a straight 3-pin header soldered on. This makes it annoying to use because its is not easy to plug into a breadboard and you can’t solder wires in. So we requested to leave it off and include a 3-pin right-angle header instead which you can solder in for breadboard use or skip and use wires. Runs on 3.3-6V. Digital signal output is high/low. In the shop now, $10 !
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Makies Power Down, For Now
Wearables — Weather the storm
Electronics — How to make your own magnetic field probe!
Biohacking — Data After Death
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.