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Discussion in 'Sensors and Actuators' started by sumeetskywalker, Dec 23, 2012.

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  1. sumeetskywalker


    Oct 3, 2012
    hey i am looking for sensors for detecting obstacles at distances of about 8 metres!
    where can i find them?
    till class 2 lasers are okay!
    thanks in advance!!
  2. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

    Jan 21, 2010
    I find that my eyes are pretty good, assisted with a light source if operating in darkness.

    Bats dispense with light and use echo-location. That also works.

    There are ultrasonic devices available that can extend to about this far depending on the size of the object.
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