Crash Sensor Right

Crash Sensor Right - A miniature snap-action switch, also trademarked and frequently known as a micro switch, is an electric switch that is actuated by very little physical force.Micro switches are very widely used; among their applications are appliances, machinery, industrial controls, vehicles, and many other places for control of electrical circuits. They are usually rated to carry current in control circuits only, although some switches can be directly used to control small motors, solenoids, lamps, or other devices.

This is a small micro switch sensor designed for the Arduino. It could be directly connected to the IO Expansion shield. It integrates the pull-up resistor and the status indicator LED onboard. That makes it easier for testing.The miniature snap-action micro switch with roller lever make it suitable for more different environment application.

Frequently Asked Questions about Crash Sensor Right

Q1: What purpose does a Crash Sensor serve?

A Crash Sensor is a safety mechanism utilized in vehicles to identify and react to crashes or impacts transpiring on the flank of the transport. It constitutes part of the vehicle's comprehensive security arrangement, which assists in protecting occupants and diminishing the jeopardy of harm in the circumstance of a mishap.

Q2: How does the Crash Sensor operate?

The Crash Detector employs various technologies, like accelerometers and microprocessors, to observe fluctuations in vehicle acceleration and deceleration. When a collision materializes on the flank of the transport, the detector senses the unforeseen impact and transmits a signal to the vehicle's airbag scheme, deploying the opposite airbags to cushion the impact and safeguard the occupants.

Q3: What are the advantages of possessing a Crash Detector in my vehicle?

Having a Crash Detector can critically improve the overall safety of your vehicle. It enhances the efficacy of the airbag system by ensuring the appropriate airbags are deployed at the correct time and with the proper force. This can minimize the jeopardy of injury during a collision, peculiarly on the flank, where occupants may be more vulnerable.

Q4: Are all vehicles equipped with a Crash Detector?

No, not all vehicles come equipped with a Crash Sensor. The availability of this safety feature diverges contingent on the make, model, and trim level of the transport. Typically, more advanced and recent vehicles are more likely to possess this feature as part of their safety package.

Q5: Can the Crash Sensor prevent all types of collisions?

While the Crash Sensor is an indispensable safety feature, it cannot prevent all types of collisions. Its primary function is to detect a collision and activate the airbags to protect the occupants during a crash. However, many modern vehicles are equipped with other advanced safety features like lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring to further reduce the risk of accidents.

Q6: Can the Crash Sensor be affected by minor collisions or bumps?

The Crash Detector is designed to detect significant impacts and collisions, so minor collisions or bumps typically do not trigger the detector. However, if you notice any unusual behavior or warning indicators after a minor incident, it is recommended to have the Crash Detector inspected to ensure the proper functioning.


  • Levelling and safety switches in elevators
  • Door interlock on a microwave oven
  • Vending machines
  • Detect paper jams or other faults in photocopiers
  • 3D Printer position feedback,etc...


  • Working Voltage: 5v
  • Pinout:
  • 1 Digital output
  • 2 VCC
  • 3 GND
  • Onboard status indicator LED
  • Directly connected to the IO Expansion shield For Arduino
  • M3 mounting hole x2
  • Size: 30x20x8mm (1.18x0.79x0.31")



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Crash Sensor Right

  • Brand: DFRobot
  • Product Code: SEN0138-R
  • Availability: 12
  • ₱149