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Microcontroller Programming » HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor NerdKits coding

March 30, 2012
by victor
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I've got the HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor. I looked up online but was only able to find those Arduino tutorials to make it work. Here is one example.

http://www.alt42.com/2011/12/hc-sr04-ultrasonic-distance-sensor/

I'm wondering how to implement this particular function which is available in Arduino ? Basically it's measuring the duration that input pin voltage changes from high to low (vice visa), to calculate the distance (d = v*t/2).

    //get the time to receive rebound
    duration = pulseIn(us_echoPin, HIGH);
March 30, 2012
by pcbolt
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Hi victor -

Here is a forum thread lukel started to help him with a distance sensor. Hope it helps.

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