Blog: 2013

Sharp Infrared Ranger Comparison

Sharp Infrared Ranging Model Comparison

Post date: 11 years 2 weeks ago
  Sharp infrared ranging modules boast a small package, very low power consumption and a variety of output options. In order to maximize each sensor's potential, it is important to understand how these types of IR sensors work, their effective ranges, and how to interface to them. Sharp's IR ...
Linearizing Sharp Ranger Data

Linearizing Sharp Ranger Data

Post date: 11 years 2 months ago
The Sharp family of infrared ranging modules These modules are used extensively for robotics and automatic distance measurement applications. Unfortunately, the output of these sensors are inherently non-linear. In other words, a big change in output voltage does not always indicate a big change...
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