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FSR: Force Sensor (Arduino Compatible)

Measure the amount of force applied on the sensor from 0 to 22lbs. Resistance across the pins decreases as the pressure applied on the sensor increases! Arduino Compatible.

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TS1256

$7.99

Measure how hard or soft someone presses on a surface with this FSR (Force Sensitive Resistor). As more force is applied on the sensor, the resistance decreases. Measure pressures from 0 to 22 pounds! Adhesive backed and super thin so you can stick it anywhere.

Specifications:

  • Force Sensor
  • Adhesive Backed
  • Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 0.72" (18.28mm)
    • Thickness: 0.0177" (0.45mm)
    • Total Length: 2.4" (61mm)
  • Max Force Detection: up to 22lbs (up to 10N)
  • Actuation Force: 0.1N
  • Force Sensitivity Range: 0.1 - 10.02 Newtons
  • Single Part Force Repeatability: ± 2%
  • Resolution: Continuous
  • Part to Part Force Repeatability: ±6%
  • Non-Actuated Resistance: 10M W
  • Thickness Range: 0.2 - 1.25 mm
  • Stand-Off Resistance: >10M ohms Unloaded, unbent
  • Switch Travel (Typical): 0.05 mm Depends on design
  • Hysteresis: +/- 10%
  • Device Rise Time: <3 microseconds
  • Long Term Drift: <5% per log(time)
  • Operating Temperature (Recommended): -30 - +70 ºC
  • Number of Actuations (Life time): 10 Million tested without failure

 

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