Tilt ball switch

$3.02

Part Number:  AF-173
Brand:  Adafruit Australia

DescriptionThe "poor man's" accelerometer! Tilt sensors are switches that can detect basic motion/orientation. The metal tube has a little metal ball that rolls around in it, when its tilted upright, the ball rolls onto the contacts sticking out of end and shorts them together. Be sure to read Adafruit's detailed tutorial including diagrams and example code.Technical Details Dimensions: Diameter: 4mm/0.16in Height: 11.62mm/0.46in Weight: 0.61g/0.02oz Resources...
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Description

The "poor man's" accelerometer! Tilt sensors are switches that can detect basic motion/orientation. The metal tube has a little metal ball that rolls around in it, when its tilted upright, the ball rolls onto the contacts sticking out of end and shorts them together.

Be sure to read Adafruit's detailed tutorial including diagrams and example code.

Technical Details

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 4mm/0.16in
  • Height: 11.62mm/0.46in
  • Weight: 0.61g/0.02oz

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