Parallax Inc. designs and manufactures microcontroller development tools and small single-board computers. Parallax's product line consists of BASIC Stamp microcontrollers and development software, SX chips and programmers/debuggers, Propeller chips and tools, project boards, robotics kits, educational tools, and sensors.
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Parallax designs carbon dioxide sensors used for air quality control and fermentation process control in residential, automotive and industrial settings. Sensor features include power requirements of 6.5-12 VDC, high impedance EMF generation interface, and operating temperature range of -4F to 122F.
Parallax carries PING))) ultrasonic sensors for low-cost, easy distance measurement. With basic pulse in/pulse out communication, they provide non-contact distance measurements within a 2 cm to 3 m range while a burst indicator LED indicates that measurement is in progress. Each sensor is 0.81" x 1.8" x 0.6", with an operating temperature range from +32 to +158 degrees Fahrenheit, and comes with a 3-pin header for soldering-free connection to a servo extension cable.
Parallax offers a 4-directional tilt sensor commonly used in smart phones and digital cameras. Applications include rotating display adjustment, robotic movement, tilt sensing for remote controls, and alarm systems.
Parallax Inc.'s methane gas sensor modules feature an operating temperature range of 32F to 158F, and power requirements of 5VDC @ 165 m. Used for sensing high methane gas concentration and stand/alone/background sensing, the sensors have an easy SIP interface and are compatible with most microcontrollers
Parallax Inc. is an online seller of gas sensors. They offer CO2 sensors for industrial and automotive applications. The CO2 Gas Sensor Module is designed to allow a microcontroller to determine when a preset carbon dioxide level has been reached. The CH4 are methane gas sensors, also using a microcontroller for preset levels of methane..
Parallax Inc.'s Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Measuring Sensor is a low-cost, multi-use sensor. The Ping))) sensor utilizes sonar, and the output is a variable-width pulse that corresponds to the distance to the target, within 2cm to 3m range. It also features a 3-pin header for easy, solderless installation with a servo extension cable.
Parallax, Inc. offers encapsulated vibration motors. These motors have operating voltages ranging from 2.2 to 3.6 VDC, a 4.76 cm wire length, rated speeds ranging from 12,000 to 2,000 RPM, and operating temperatures ranging from -30 to +70°C. Motors have applications for operator feedback, video gaming, simulations, emergency alerting, touch screens, and handheld devices.