Medium Vibration Sensor Switch
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The "poor man's" accelerometer/motion sensor! These spring-vibration switches are medium sensitivity non-directional vibration induced trigger switches. Inside is a medium hardness spring coiled around a long metal pin. When the switch is moved, the spring touches the center pole to make contact. So, when there's motion, the two pins will act like a closed switch. When everything is still, the switch is open. Great for basic projects and wearables!
We also have a version with a stiffer spring, which is harder to trigger, and a version with a very soft spring, which is easier to trigger!
- Maximum Operating Temperature: 260°C ± 10°C
- Contact Time: 2 - 2.5ms
- Diameter: 5mm / 0.2"
- Height (w/ pins): 23mm / 0.9"
- Height (w/o pins): 11mm / 0.4"
- Weight: 0.2g
Little Bird ElectronicsAustralia
Mouser ElectronicsUnited States
Digi-Key ElectronicsUnited States
SIGMA ELECTRONICA LTDA.Colombia
The Pi HutUnited Kingdom
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