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KY-010 Photo Interrupter Module | Optical Broken Module as a momentary switch with Arduino





This post shows how to trigger your lights or electrical appliance ON or OFF with the working of Photo Interrupter Module or Optical Broken Module as a momentary switch using Arduino.

 

The Optical Broken Module

The Photo Interrupter Module detects if the pathway is optically broken or not.

KY-010

You can buy it from here.



Parts Needed

You need to have the following parts

  • Arduino (Any version)
  • 1x KY-010
  • 1x One-Channel Relay module 5V
  • Jumper Wires
  • Light Lamp




For Arduino

Wiring Photo Interrupter Module

Pin Wiring KY-010 to Arduino
OUT Digital Pin – 2
GND GND
VCC 5V

Wiring Relay

Pin Wiring relay to the Arduino
S DIgital Pin – 13
GND
+ 5V




Schematics For Arduino

Assemble all the parts by following the schematics below:

KY-010-schematic

Connect the light lamp to the relay.



Coding Arduino

  • Upload the code to the Arduino.
  • Break the pathway and it will turn on the switch.




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