Wiring the E18-D80NK Infrared Distance Ranging Sensor
In this illustration we will going to wire the Infrared distance switch, a high-sensitive photo reflector to detect distance
function, ranging from 3cm to 80cm. When the infrared emitted by the emitter it will get reflected on a surface blocked
it then the phototransistor will pick up the signal for a distance calculation. This device has integrated with
potentiometer to adjust the range for easy and clear to use. Best usage on this device is for robotics, interactive
media, industrial and automotive, etc.
As you can see the diagram above the technology behind this effective distance sensor is the modulation from the
infrared light, the receiver functionality is sense only if infrared light and only when it receives the correct signal.
Therefore it is not very sensitive to ambient light compared to normal infrared detectors. Below are the wiring diagram
for testing and how to use this device with Arduino MCU.
Power Supply: 5VDC
Supply current DC <25mA
Maximum load current 100mA (Open-collector NPN pulldown output)
Response time <2ms
Pointing angle: ≤ 15 °, effective from 3-80CM Adjustable
Detection of objects: transparent or opaque
Working environment temperature: -25℃+55℃
Case Material: Plastic
Lead Length: 45CM