Wide Angle PIR Sensor

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£15.02 £12.52

Similar in functionality to the PIR Sensor (#555-28027), the Wide Angle PIR Sensor features a larger detection angle of 180˚.

Wide Angle PIR Sensor Wide Angle PIR Sensor base view
Wide Angle PIR Sensor

The Wide Angle PIR Sensor 180o detection angle makes it ideal in applications where users need to track movements across a large, open area.

The Wide Angle PIR Sensor is a pyroelectric device, and it detects motion by sensing changes in the infrared levels emitted by surrounding objects. When motion is detected, the Wide Angle PIR Sensor outputs a high signal on its output pin.

Key Features:

  • 180˚ detection angle for widespread motion detection
  • Detects movement up to 30 ft away
  • User-selectable "night-time mode" for detecting motion in decreased lighting conditions
  • Adjustable sensitivity to tune for different operating conditions
  • 4-pin SIP package perfect for breadboard-friendly projects
  • Small size and mounting holes for easy concealment

Application Ideas:

  • Motion-activated nightlight
  • Alarm system
  • Holiday animated props 

 Key Specifications:

  • Voltage requirements: 3.0 to 6.0 VDC
  • Current requirements: 150 uA idle, 3 mA active (no load)
  • Communication: Single-bit high/low output
  • Dimensions: 1.42 x 1.42 x 0.79 in (36.0 x 36.0 x 20.2 mm)
  • Operating temperature range: 32 to 122 °F (0 to 50 °C)
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