The Q14 proximity sensor, part of the Uprox(reg) family of sensors, features a depth of 14 mm, allowing it to function in confined spaces. The Q14 has an extended sensing range of 10 mm relative to its small size and can be fully embedded in steel without sacrificing any range. The sensor can be mounted further away from the target, minimizing sensor damage and replacement costs. Green and yellow LEDs indicate "power on" and "output energized" to keep users informed of operating status.
The Space Kid, 11, will be one of the first civilians to have his design manufactured in space by NASA, thanks to the City X Project, which inspires kids to think about new 3D-printed inventions that could be useful for humans living in space.
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