KY-017 MERCURY TILT SWITCH MODULE

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Product ID: 19043 SKU: MOD-19043 Categories: , Tags: ,

The KY-017 Mercury Tilt Switch module is a switch that responds to movement. It uses a small mercury ball that completes the circuit when the module is tilted.

Compatible with many electronics platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ESP32 and others.

SPECIFICATIONS

 

This module consists of a mercury switch, a 680Ω resistor and a LED that will light up when tilt is detected. The mercury ball will open/close the circuit when the module is rotated

 

Operating Voltage 3.3V ~ 5.5V

 

CONNECTION DIAGRAM

Connect the module power line (middle) and ground (-) to +5 and GND on the Arduino respectively. Connect signal (S) to pin 3.

KY-017 Arduino
S Pin 3
middle +5V
GND

 

 

KY-017 ARDUINO CODE

The following sketch will light up the led on pin 13 of the Arduino when the module is tilted.

 

DOWNLOADS

https://arduinomodules.info/download/ky-017-mercury-tilt-switch-module-zip-file/

https://fritzing.org/

 

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