Infrared Line Follower Kit

  • 28034: Infrared Line Follower Kit
$39.99
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Product ID 28034
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$39.99

Overview

The Infrared Line Follower Kit provides eight infrared emitter and receiver pairs for high-precision line-following applications. Mounting hardware for the Boe-Bot robot included for easy startup.

Key Features:

  • No external signaling required for simple interfacing with any microcontroller  
  • Onboard LEDs for instant line detection communication  
  • High immunity to ambient lighting conditions  
  • Mounting hardware included  
  • Onboard 3V regulator for easy use with Propeller-powered robots  
  • Easily adjustable 38-43 kHz IR frequency using an onboard potentiometer

Application Ideas:

  • Line following
  • Detect line strip width
  • Edge detection

Details

  • Enable pin puts the sensor into low power mode when pulled low
  • Voltage requirements: 3.3 to 5.5 VDC
  • Current requirements: 35 mA max working, 30 uA when disabled
  • Communication: Single bit high/low output for each IR emitter/receiver pair
  • Dimensions: 3.03 x 1.33 in (7.7 x 3.4 cm)
  • Operating temp range:  32 to 140 °F (0 to 50 °C)

Kit Contents:

  • 1 - Infrared Line Follower   
  • 2 - 10" 4-pin female/female cables  
  • 1 - 10" 3-pin female/female cable   
  • 2 - 4-pin male/male headers
  • 1 - 3-pin male/male header       
  • 2 - 7/8" 4-40 pan-head screws     
  • 2 - 1/4" 4-40 pan-head screws  
  • 2 - 1" round standoffs     
  • 2 - 1/2" round spacers
  • 2 - 4-40 x 3/8" nuts

Downloads & Documentation

Download Details More Info
Line Follower Boe-Bot code - 487 bytes | updated: 21 Sep 2012 - 12:39 pm
Line Follower Documentation - 244.95 KB | updated: 21 Sep 2012 - 12:40 pm
Line Follower Stingray code - 6.58 KB | updated: 21 Sep 2012 - 12:39 pm