SPF FLEX SENSOR 4,5 INCH

SKU: SPF FLEX SENSOR 4,5 INCH

BRAND: SparkFun


SEN-08606 Flex Sensor 4.5" in length, as the sensor is flexed, the resistance across the sensor increases. Connector is 0.1" spaced and bread board friendly.

Overview

A simple flex sensor 4.5" in length. As the sensor is flexed, the resistance across the sensor increases. Patented technology by Spectra Symbol - they claim these sensors were used in the original Nintendo Power Glove.

The resistance of the flex sensor changes when the metal pads are on the outside of the bend (text on inside of bend).

Connector is 0.1" spaced and bread board friendly.

Features

  • Angle Displacement Measurement
  • Bends and Flexes physically with motion device
  • Simple Construction
  • Low Profile
  • Possible Uses
    • Robotics
    • Gaming (Virtual Motion)
    • Medical Devices
    • Computer Peripherals
    • Musical Instruments
    • Physical Therapy

Specification

  • Flat Resistance : 10K Ohms ±30%
  • Bend Resistance : minimum 2 times greater than the flat resistance at 180° pinch bend
  • Power Rating : 0.5 Watts continuous, 1 Watt Peak
  • Life Cycle : >1 million
  • Height : 0.43mm
  • Temperature Range : -35°C to +80°C