Distance Measuring Sensor suits automatic sanitary equipment.

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Standard Model GP2Y0D340K measures 9.6 x 15 x 8.7 mm, and has range of 10-40 cm. Features include 35 mA current consumption, trigger distance of 40 cm, and start-up delay of 10 msec with 7 msec response time. Applications include battery-operated mobile devices, industrial automation and robotics, and electronic sanitary equipment, such as faucets, soap dispensers, towel dispensers, and hand dryers.



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New Distance Measuring Sensor from Sharp



Improvements in performance and package size has led to the introduction of Sharp's new GP2Y0D340K, a compact 9.6mm x 15 mm x 8.7mm standard distance measuring sensor with a range of 10 to 40 cm. Start-up Delay is only 10 msec with 7msec response time so the sensor can be cycled ON/OFF in less time. Other key features include 35 mA current consumption and a trigger distance of 40 cm. Applications include battery operated mobile devices, industrial automation and robotics, as well as electronic sanitary equipment such as faucets, soap dispensers, towel dispensers, and hand dryers. Available now at approximately $4 each in quantities of 10,000 pieces. A customized version of the GP2Y0D340K, available in 50,000 piece quantities, can be modified to adjust the Trigger Distance (10 to 40 cm) and current consumption based on application requirements.

Contact:
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas
Camas, WA
Sales: 800-642-0261
http://sharpsma.com

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