'Ultrasonic Ping' Proximity example for any of the PING_PULSE_IN components (eg. HCSR04 or Parallax's Ultrasonic Ping). PingFirmata must be loaded onto Arduino-compatible boards to enable this component.

Breadboard for "Proximity - HC-SR04"

proximity-hcsr04.png

Fritzing diagram: proximity-hcsr04.fzz

 

Run this example from the command line with:

node eg/proximity-hcsr04.js
var five = require("johnny-five");
var board = new five.Board();

board.on("ready", function() {
  var proximity = new five.Proximity({
    controller: "HCSR04",
    pin: 7
  });

  proximity.on("data", function() {
    console.log("Proximity: ");
    console.log("  cm  : ", this.cm);
    console.log("  in  : ", this.in);
    console.log("-----------------");
  });

  proximity.on("change", function() {
    console.log("The obstruction has moved.");
  });
});

 

Component Classes in this example:

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