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PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project is designed to count  moving objects on a conveyer belt using IR sensors and to display the counting information on a 7-segment display.

This project uses IR sensor consisting of transmitter and receiver, which are kept exactly opposite to each other across edges of the belt. The transmitting part emits modulated IR light,  which is received by the receiver connected to the microcontroller of the 8051 family.

If an object passes between the sensors, then the microcontroller gets an interrupt signal (from IR sensors) to increment the count. The count is displayed on the 7-segment display.

The countdown can also be achieved with the movement of objects in reverse direction. This project can be used in large scale industries like cement factories, transport industries, and so on.  

This project in future can be implemented by adding a warning system so that if the total number of objects exceeds the container carrying capacity, then an alarm is generated by the device.

 

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This project is designed to count  moving objects on a conveyer belt using IR sensors and to display the counting information on a 7-segment display.

This project uses IR sensor consisting of transmitter and receiver, which are kept exactly opposite to each other across edges of the belt. The transmitting part emits modulated IR light,  which is received by the receiver connected to the microcontroller of the 8051 family.

If an object passes between the sensors, then the microcontroller gets an interrupt signal (from IR sensors) to increment the count. The count is displayed on the 7-segment display.

The countdown can also be achieved with the movement of objects in reverse direction. This project can be used in large scale industries like cement factories, transport industries, and so on.  

This project in future can be implemented by adding a warning system so that if the total number of objects exceeds the container carrying capacity, then an alarm is generated by the device.

 

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
Easy to use, Self-explanatory kit.
All-inclusive solution kit.
Extensive audio-visuals available.
Branding-free material.
Pre-programmed Microcontroller.
Call/mail for Tech Support from 10 am - 7 pm IST.
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Easy to use, Self-explanatory kit.
All-inclusive solution kit.
Extensive audio-visuals available.
Branding-free material.
Pre-programmed Microcontroller.
Call/mail for Tech Support from 10 am - 7 pm IST.
BLOCK DIAGRAM
Conveyor Belt Object Counting with IR Sensing & Display
Hardware Requirements
  • 8051 series Microcontroller
  • 7-Segment Display
  • Diodes
  • Voltage Regulator
  • Capacitors
  • Resistors
  • Transistor
  • LED
  • Push button
  • IR LED’s
  • IR Sensor
  • Timer IC
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  • 8051 series Microcontroller
  • 7-Segment Display
  • Diodes
  • Voltage Regulator
  • Capacitors
  • Resistors
  • Transistor
  • LED
  • Push button
  • IR LED’s
  • IR Sensor
  • Timer IC
Software Requirements
  • Keil compiler
  • Languages: Embedded C or Assembly
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  • Keil compiler
  • Languages: Embedded C or Assembly
Q & A
Q:  Which microcontroller is used in this project?
A:  The microcontroller used in this project is a 40 pin IC from 8051 family.
Q:  What is TSOP?
A:  TSOP (Thin Small Outline Package) is an IC package, which acts like a receiver for receiving the coded IR signals.
Q:  What is IR emitting device?
A:  It is a device emitting rays in infrared band, which cannot be seen by human eyes.
Q:  What is the distance range it supports for IR-TSOP?
A:  About 2 feet, distance range is supported for IR-TSOP.
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