The Great Search – Ultrasonic Transmitter/Receiver Element for Distance Sensing #TheGreatSearch #Sensors #DigiKey @Adafruit @DigiKey
(Video) We’re interested in implementing an ultrasonic distance sensor on a microcontroller without using a ‘standard’ off-the-shelf chip with trigger/pulse mode. Also, because we’re sorta curious how these things work! But first up we have to acquire some ultrasonic sensors.
It’s definitely easier to design a sonar with two elements – one to transmit and one to receive – but perhaps some clever code/hardware design could make it possible to do with one! Let’s find a 40KHz ultrasonic transceiver we can get on Digi-Key to start our experimentations.
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