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Vibration Sensor or Touch Sensor

This sensor is very simple and tiny. It turns on while it is detecting vibrations. You might also use it as a touch sensor. It get a trigger when somebody touch it and release it.

vibration sensor

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Data SheetPiezo Film Vibration Sensor Datasheet (ZIP file)

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Piezo Film Vibration Sensor x 1 / Parallax, USA
220Ω registor (red, red, brown) x 1 / any component shop
zener diode x 1 / any component shop


The bibration sensor is quite cheep but it is not very sensitive to small bibrations.
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