Heart rate data can be really useful whether you’re designing an exercise routine, studying your activity, or just want your shirt to blink with your heart beat. The problem is that heart rate can be difficult to measure. Luckily the Pulse Sensor Amped can solve that problem!
The Pulse Sensor Amped is a plug-and-play heart-rate sensor for Arduino. It can be used by students, artists, athletes, makers, and game & mobile developers who want to easily incorporate live heart-rate data into their projects.
It combines a simple optical heart rate sensor with amplification and noise cancellation circuitry, making it fast and easy to get reliable pulse readings. It sips power with just 4mA current draw at 5V, so it’s great for mobile applications.
Simply clip the Pulse Sensor to your earlobe or finger tip, and plug it into your 3 or 5 Volt Arduino and you’re ready to read heart rate! The 61cm cable on the Pulse Sensor is terminated with standard male headers so there’s no soldering required. Arduino example code is available as well as a Processing sketch for visualizing heart rate data.
- Monitor your own heart rate and keep anxiety in check.
- Add live heart-rate data into your projects.
- It has a 4mA current draw at 5V so it’s great for mobile applications.
- Comes with an ear clip and finger strap.
- Has a 61cm cable terminated with breadboard style connectors.
- Also comes with transparent stickers to protect the sensor.
- 1 x Pulse Sensor Board.
- 1 x 61cm Color-Coded Cable with Standard Male Headers.
- 1 x Ear Clip for Earlobe Heart Rate Measurement.
- 1 x Finger Strap.
- 1 x Transparent Stickers to Protect Sensor.
- Cable Length: 61cm.
- Getting Started Project.
- Getting Advanced Code.
- Pulse Sensor Processing Visualizer.
- Product Video.
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