Distance Measurement Sensor for Arduino & Raspberry Pi

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HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Distance Measurement Sensor module:

The distance measurement sensor module HC-SR04 uses sonar to determine the distance to an object like bats or dolphins do.

It offers excellent range accuracy and stable readings in an easy-to-use package.

 

Application:                  Distance Measurement

 

Output type:                 Digital

 

Measurement Range:  2cm to 400 cm (4 m) or 1” to 13 feet

 

Compatible with:         Arduino board, Raspberry Pi and other development board

 

Operating voltage:       5 V

 

Operating Current:     15mA

 

Operating Frequency: 40Hz

 

Quiescent Current:     <2mA

 

Measuring Angle:        15 degree

 

Trigger Input Signal:  10µS TTL pulse

 

Echo Output Signal Input TTL lever signal and the range in proportion

 

Resolution:                    0.3 cm

 

Dimension:                    45mm x 20mm x 15mm

 

Connection:                  VCC, trig (control side), echo (receiving end),

 

 

Datasheet/Information document:

http://www.micropik.com/PDF/HCSR04.pdf

http://www.electroschematics.com/8902/hc-sr04-datasheet/

 

 Seller (Buy at):           Amazon, Flipkart , ebay etc

 

Description:

  • The HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor uses sonar to determine the distance to an object like bats or dolphins do.
  • It offers excellent range accuracy and stable readings in an easy-to-use package.
  • Its operation is not affected by sunlight or black material like Sharp rangefinders are (although acoustically soft materials like cloth can be difficult to detect).
  • Ultrasonic Ranging Module HC-SR04 provides 2cm-400cm non-contact distance sensing capabilities, Ranging accuracy up to 3mm; module comprises an ultrasonic transmitter, a receiver, and a control circuit
  • Its operation is not affected by sunlight or black material like Sharp rangefinders are (although acoustically soft materials like cloth can be difficult to detect)
  • It comes complete with ultrasonic transmitter and receiver module

 

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