Photo Interrupter GP1A57HRJ00F Breakout Board
A simple breakout PCB for the GP1A57HR photo interrupter. This PCB has three connections for PWR, GND, and Signal.
When the gate is clear, SIG will be high (>4.9V). When the gate is blocked by a finger, writing utensil, food pellet, or anything else - SIG will go low (<0.4V).
Assembled picture is for reference only, board comes bare; photo interrupter and the 220Ω (330Ω, works as well) current limiting resistor are listed below.
Note: The GP1A57HR has a plastic tab which gets in the way. You can cut it off and it will fit flush in the board.
(SparkFun product BOB-09322)
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