Give your robot the sense of touch with the Bumper Switch and enable exciting new ways to trigger your robots capabilities . Compatible with the V5 Control System and the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller.
- Provides instant feedback to the brain
- Low force switch can detect light touch
- Use to detect walls or limit an arms motion
Bumper Switch Sensor: The bumper sensor is a physical switch. It tells the robot whether the bumper on the front of the sensor is being pushed in or not.
Benefits:The bumper switch can help the robot avoid dangerous collision automatically.
Switch Info: SPST switch (“Single Pole, Single Throw”) configured for Normally Open behavior.
Switch Connection: Wired to normally open (OFF)
Signal Behavior: When the switch is not being pushed in, the sensor maintains a digital HIGH signal on its sensor port. This High signal is coming from the Microcontroller. When an external force (like a collision or being pressed up against a wall) pushes the switch in, it changes its signal to a digital LOW until the switch is released. An unpressed switch is indistinguishable from an open port.
Range Limits: Forces less than a pound can trigger the bumper switch (5.06 oz typical).