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lordofrandom

Anyone have any experience with this sensor?  So far the outputs only change if the distance is like 1 inch. 

oric_dan

This is a classic part, easy to use. Hook 5V [and not 3.3V] to the +V pin, and hook the output
pin to an A/D channel. That easy. Measures out to several feet. Check the datasheet, as
there is a foldover of the output voltage for short distances [under about 4", IIRC].

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