Circuit Skills: Infrared Light, sponsored by Jameco Electronics

Infrared light may be invisible to the human eye, but its usefulness in the world of electronics is easy to see. From simple object sensors to wireless data transmission, IR emitters and detectors can be used in a variety of different ways. And their low cost and wide availability makes them a great choice for enhancing an electronics project.

Those interested in building their own IR Light Barrier (as demonstrated in the above video) can pick up the relevant PCB/parts kit here.

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