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Spice model for Pyroelectric Infra Red sensor?

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by JB, Mar 9, 2011.

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  1. JB

    JB Guest

    Does anyone have a model for a typical PIR sensor or indeed any advice as to
    how to create one from datasheet or measured parameters?
    Typically we would use a PIR such as this: ... YD1398.pdf
    Being able to simulate these devices would save much time breadboarding the
    early design iterations.
    Many thanks.
  2. JB

    JB Guest

  3. JB

    JB Guest

    Many thanks for your advice. I will try this approach.
  4. JB

    JB Guest

    Not knowing anything about PIR sensors, I had a look at Wikipedia, and
    they provide the following link:

    Lo & behold, the article has equivalent circuits!

    Thanks for this link. I think I'll try an empirical approach first though.
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