Hi everyone. I have purchased a Parallax ping sensor because it comes with a black Lexan holder that mounts the ping plus IR sensor.
I was wondering, it comes with three wires not 4 as the EZB one. I have an EZB ping sensor I received with my EZB v3 developer kit. I may have to see if it would fit the holder.
I have attached the link for the Parallax sensor.
Parallax Ping Sensor PDF
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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outputs of the servo pins etc, if so yes that is OK.
I've just done this putting a 5v Reg to the SF04 ultrasonic unit, works just fine!
Yes that should be fine. I just checked the parallax ping voltage and I can confirm it is +5 VDC so your golden. Just to confirm what Richard said, the trigger and Echo use the same signal pin, which in some ways is better as it frees up a digital port compared to using a 4 wire one.
You connect the power and ground to an analog power pin A0 for example
and the signal pin to the EZ-B digital port. The example I've attached, I connected the signal pin to D2.
I know it isn't good form but it works and you don't need the regulator.