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Jun 1, 2014 8:37 PM

Proximity Sensor

Good day!

 

I'm searching for a suitable sensor for a project I'm making. I am in need of a low power proximity sensor, I have read about ultrasonic sensors, but they are a bit power hungry and bulky.

What i need is something small in size, low power consumption, maybe just a battery, and an average range of about  8 inches.

 

Can anyone direct me to products that fit my description? The sensor would need to measure distance and I should be able to calculate speed of a falling object.

 

Thanks!

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