Description: The Minisense 100 from Measurement Specialties is a low-cost cantilever-type vibration sensor loaded by a mass to offer high sensitivity at low frequencies. Useful for detecting vibration and ‘tap’ inputs from a user. A small AC and large voltage (up to +/-90V) is created when the film moves back an forth. A simple resistor should get the voltage down to ADC levels. Can also be used for impact sensing or a flexible switch.
Comes with machine pins that allows for horizontal mounting.
We’ve seen this used as great musical inputs.
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This sensor’s super convenient - it can plug directly into the breadboard! And once done prototyping, the pins also make it easy to solder to.
I’m using this to detect the vibrations of my washing machine and it works perfectly for this task.