This article discusses some concepts for ensuring motion detector designs will be robust to external disturbances by presenting an infrared detector assembly that can significantly reduce the parts count and improve product performance and reliability.
February 23, 2021 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
Maintenance used to be simply reactive. Just fix something when it goes wrong but that can be costly with unscheduled downtimes for repairs. It is better and more cost-effective to proactively plan downtimes when they have the least impact on production.
September 29, 2020 by
Tracking an infrared light source is not as difficult as you might think; a 14-pin PICAXE, a stepper motor with a driver IC, three phototransistors, and a few other components will do the trick.
January 17, 2017 by Charles R. Hampton