Thanks Harold, Ok I think I've got it. I don't have room for the
feelers, :( ,just the IR sensors.(bearly)
--- In email@example.com, "Harold" <harold.ilano@...> wrote:
> Hello Jab!
> Yeah, those (10k and 10uF) were just the timing values for the
> reverse sensor of both the IR module and the manual tactile switch
> (whisker sensor). You can adjust the said values by increasing or
> decreasing it either the resistor or the capacitor. And I think you
> you know that already, hehe. Increasing the values makes a long
> reverse time, decreasing it means a shorter time. While the
> other "10k" after the 1N4148 diode is just the sensitivity of the
> module receiver sensor, avoiding the false triggering and so that
> the bot will not always backup eventhough it's not yet time to, you
> know what I mean? Also, the "1N4148" is for the negative (ground)
> output signal, just like the manual tactile sensor shown there. I'm
> sure you get it already so I'll zip my mouth, hehe! Anyways, 'hope
> this helps. Take care and have fun Jab!
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> are they necasary fot the sensor to work? thanks for the help.
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