[Cyborg] Another ultrasound sensor

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Mon Apr 6 11:21:41 UTC 2009

Further investigation leads me to believe this loaner is not so much an
ultrasound as an IR sensor.  I will ask Daniela if she's SURE (I'm not
sure if she's on this list).


Rachel McConnell wrote:
> Daniela has lent me her Sharp GP2D12.  Brief googling produces these
> useful links:
> http://www.acroname.com/robotics/info/articles/sharp/sharp.html
> http://www.engr.ucsb.edu/~mdnip/me170c/datasheets/SHARPGP2D12.pdf
> (datasheet)
> It only produces analog voltage output, and if I'm not misinterpreting
> the above, it's not intended to be accurate over about 3 feet... but
> there's a product family which I haven't investigated yet.
> I'm keeping it with me because it is not Mine, as I'm keeping Lamont's
> board.  Haven't done anything with the sensor yet as it is now time for
> me to go sleep!
> Rachel
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