I believe that Jon Elson suggested the QSE159. Digikey has it in stock for
about $1.50. It includes a Schmidt trigger for noise immunity and the
datasheet doesn't mention anything about bandpass filtering.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sarah Armstrong [mailto:sarahj.armstron...@gmail.com]
> Sent: Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:24 AM
> To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC)
> Subject: Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know how to
> interface ?
>
> anyone suggest a better infra red detector than the AX-1838HS
>
> as i see it's band pass is just about centered on 38Khz , and if i am
correct these
> probes are around 100 - 150Khz so i'll need something better , iv'e not
done
> much with Infra-red , so if you parden the pun , i'm in the dark ! lol "
>
> iv'e found a remote in the house that actually activates the probe , and
starts it
> . so thats something close . but i'm wondering if just about any sender
would
> do it , as it's working on a carrier rather than code
>
>
>
>
> On 23 September 2016 at 13:07, Ken Strauss <ken.stra...@sympatico.ca>
> wrote:
>
> > Looking at the drawing that Sarah was kind enough to supply, the
> > Renishaw
> > MP10
> > is about 5 inches plus the probe. That wouldn't be too bad to fit on
> > my Tormach 770 which is a mid-sized hobby machine.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: andy pugh [mailto:bodge...@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:49 PM
> > > To: Enhanced Machine Controller (EMC)
> > > Subject: Re: [Emc-users] snagged touch probe on eBay - anybody know
> > > how
> > to
> > > interface ?
> > >
> > > On 22 September 2016 at 16:02, Ken Strauss
> > > <ken.stra...@sympatico.ca>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've never handled a MP3 so...
> > > > Most of the MP3 probes listed on eBay include a CAT40 or CAT50
taper.
> > > > Is this easily removable? If removable what is the native shank
> > > > for a MP3?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Yes. The probe mounts to the shank with 4 screws and then a ball in
> > > the probe fits in a hole in the shank. The screws don't pull up
> > > tight, you adjust
> > them
> > > like a
> > > 4-jaw chuck to centre the probe tip.
> > >
> > > I used a BT30 boring-bar adaptor (they are cheaper than metal from
> > > eBay)
> > and
> > > fitted a adaptor to increase the diameter enough for the screws:
> > > https://goo.gl/photos/sRDrZbNsnT3z1tuN9
> > >
> > > The MP3 is not a particularly small probe. If you have a tiny
> > > machine
> > then
> > > you
> > > might want something littler.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > atp
> > > "A motorcycle is a bicycle with a pandemonium attachment and is
> > > designed
> > for
> > > the especial use of mechanical geniuses, daredevils and lunatics."
> > > - George Fitch, Atlanta Constitution Newspaper, 1916
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