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Octopus Gesture Sensor Brick


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Octopus Electronic Bricks! You can use them build electronics projects just as easy as piling bricks! By using Octopus electronic bricks, you may connect Arduino or compatible boards easily with various digital, analog and I2C/Uart interfaces. These breadboard-less firm connections includes an extensive collection of modules like potentiometers, sensors, relays, servos, and even buttons.  Just plug and play!

Octopus Gesture Sensor is PAJ7620U2 that integrates gesture recognition function with general I2C interface into a single chip. It can recognize 9 gestures including move up, move down, move left, move right, etc, all with a simple swipe of your hand!


  • Various main boards supported : Freaduino UNO/ Arduino UNO/Freaduino Mega2560/Arduino Mega2560
  • Built-in proximity detection
  • 9 Basic gestures:(Up/Down/Right/Left/Forward/Backward/Clockwise/Count Clockwise/Wave)
  • Detection range:5-10cm
  • Ambient light immunity:< 100k Lux
  • Power supply:5V
  • Working temperature -20℃ ~ 70℃
  • Size: 23.48mm×31.28mm


  • Can be used with other OCTOPUS series electronic building blocks!
  • robot control!








Collections: ElecFreaks

Type: Octopus Electric Bricks