The "poor man's" accelerometer/motion sensor! These spring-vibration switches are medium sensitivity non-directional vibration induced trigger switches. Inside is a medium hardness spring coiled around a long metal pin. When the switch is moved, the spring touches the center pole to make contact. So, when there's motion, the two pins will act like a closed switch. When everything is still, the switch is open. Great for basic projects and wearables!

We also have a version with a stiffer spring, which is harder to trigger, and a version with a very soft spring, which is easier to trigger!

Technical Details

  • Maximum Operating Temperature: 260°C ± 10°C
  • Contact Time: 2 - 2.5ms

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 5mm / 0.2"
  • Height (w/ pins): 23mm / 0.9"
  • Height (w/o pins): 11mm / 0.4"
  • Weight: 0.2g

 

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Vibration Sensor Switch - Medium [2384]

  • Brand: Adafruit
  • Product Code: ADA-2384
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