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Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module - If you're looking for a convenient sensor module for your line follower robot, this item is exactly what you need. This Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module contains IR sensors and onboard potentiometers for real-time calibration. You can mount the module to any chassis that supports M3 screws. Moreover, the module supports operating voltages between 3.3V and 5V, making it practically usable with any common microcontroller. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module

Q1: What is a Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module?

A Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module is an electronic component used in robotics and automation applications to detect and track lines or paths. It consists of four infrared sensors placed in a line configuration, which can sense changes in reflectivity or color on the surface below them.

Q2: How does a Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module work?

The Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module emits infrared light and measures the intensity of light reflected back from the surface. When the module is placed over a line or path, the sensors will detect variations in the reflected light caused by changes in color or reflectivity. By analyzing the sensor readings, you can determine the position of the line relative to the module.

Q3: What are the main applications of a Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module?

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules are commonly used in robotics for line-following robots or autonomous vehicles. They are used to track lines or paths on the ground and provide feedback to the robot's control system, allowing it to stay on course. These modules are often employed in competitions such as line-following robot races or maze-solving challenges.

Q4: How do I connect a Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module to a microcontroller or Arduino?

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules typically have multiple output pins for each sensor channel, which provide digital signals to indicate the presence or absence of a line. You can connect these output pins to the input pins of a microcontroller or Arduino. The specific wiring and pin configuration may vary depending on the module, so it's essential to refer to the module's documentation or datasheet for the correct connections.

Q5: Are Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules compatible with all microcontrollers?

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules can work with a wide range of microcontrollers, including popular ones like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or PIC. They typically provide digital output signals, which are compatible with most microcontrollers. However, you need to ensure that the microcontroller you are using has enough available input pins to connect to all the output pins of the module.

Q6: Can Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules detect multiple lines or paths?

Yes, Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules can detect multiple lines or paths, depending on their configuration and programming. Each sensor channel can track a separate line or path, allowing the module to provide information about multiple lines simultaneously. However, it's important to note that the number of sensor channels and the software implementation may limit the module's ability to track multiple lines effectively.

Q7: How accurate are Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules?

The accuracy of Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Modules depends on various factors, including the quality of the sensors, the surface conditions, and the programming of the robot or system using the module. In optimal conditions, these modules can provide reasonably accurate line tracking. However, factors like uneven surfaces, changes in lighting conditions, or the presence of other reflective objects can affect the accuracy. It's important to calibrate and test the module in the specific environment where it will be used.

Specifications:

  • Working voltage: DC 3.3V-5V
  • Working current: try to choose more than 1A power supply
  • Working temperature: - 10oC - +50oC
  • Mounting aperture: M3 screws
  • Detection range: 1mm to 60 CM adjustable, the closer the performance more stable, white reflects the farthest distance.
  • Size: in the control panel of 42mm * 38mm * 12mm (length * width * height)
  • Small forward 25mm * 12mm * 12mm (length * width * height)
  • Output interface: 6 wire interface (1234 to 4 signal output ends, + positive power, - for the negative power is ground)
  • The output signal: TTL level (can be directly connected to I/0 microcontroller, infrared light reflects the sensor induction, the red indicator light, output low level; no infrared light, the indicator light does not shine, the output high.)
Library: None

Inclusions:

  • 1 X Tracking Module (Hollow Board + Small Plate Forward)
  • 12 X Male to Male Dupont Lines
Documents: None 

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module

Line Tracking Sensor 4 Channel Module

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