PIR Sensor (Rev B)  (#555-28027)

The PIR Sensor detects motion by measuring changes in the infrared (heat) levels emitted by surrounding objects. When motion is detected the PIR sensor outputs a high signal on its output pin.

NOTE: The product information found on this page currently pertains to Revision B of this product, which provides many updates and features from Revision A. Some of these include:

- Longer detection range, selectable by onboard jumper
- Wider supply voltage, from 3 to 6 VDC
- Higher output current provides for direct control of an external load
- Mounting holes included for permanent projects
- All parts SMT

Key Features:

- Typically detects a person up to approximately 30 ft away, or up to 15 ft away in reduced
  sensitivity mode
- Jumper selects normal operation or reduced sensitivity
- Approximately 90 degree field of view
- Onboard LEDs light up the lens for fast visual feedback when movement is detected
- Mounting holes for 2-56 sized screws provide easy integration in permanent applications
- 3-pin SIP package perfect for breadboard-friendly projects
- Easy communication with any microcontroller
- Small size makes it easy to conceal

Application Ideas:

- Motion-activted nightlight
- Alarm system
- Animated holiday props