Yoctopuce, USB Sensors and Actuators

USB Sensors and Actuators

Yoctopuce designs, manufactures and sells USB devices to let your computer sit in the real world. Our USB modules are tiny, easy to install and easy to drive programmatically. Among them you will find:

Yocto-WatchdogDC

Yocto-WatchdogDCThis USB-driven watchdog timer can automatically restart crashed computers running on DC current.

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Yocto-3D-V2

Yocto-3D-V2USB device featuring a 3D accelerometer, a 3D gyroscope and a 3D magnetometer, with built-in auto-calibration (including hard-iron interference).

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Application examples, hints and tutorials

Reed switches, magnets, and Yocto-PWM-Rx

A customer recently contacted Yoctopuce support to ask why his DIY tachometer didn't work with a Yocto-PWM-Rx. We looked into it and, to our surprise, we discovered that generating a clean PWM signal with a magnet and a reed switch was not as easy as one could think.

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Using a Yocto-Watt as energy meter

The Yocto-Watt is a small module which is very convenient to measure by USB the voltage, the current, and the instantaneous real power of an electric circuit. As it is also able to integrate the power to compute the total energy for a given lapse of time, some users also employ it to measure the energy that a system consumes, and we have recently improved this feature.

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