Sensor for detecting gear lever in 'Automatic Gear Shifter for 2 wheelers'

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by vishwasshelar11, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. vishwasshelar11

    Thread Starter New Member

    May 5, 2012
    Hi guys,
    i have been designing 'Automatic Gear Shifter for two-wheelers using Wiper Motor via Microcontroller' which is also my B.E final year project. As i have tested this project on 'Royal Enfield classic 500 engine' which we have been used in our custom made race car.This is completely isolated gear shifter without any change in engine's gear box.Here i have used limit switches to control the position of gear lever.but it becomes somewhat bulky so i want to replace the limit switches by another sensors.
    so please help me out over sensors......
    i have got one video which i have attached here please find the attachment & in video the sensor have been used to detect the metal lever but i am not getting which sensor is this..
    Could anyone please tell me the sensor used in video????

    Thank you for your time & consideration
  2. crutschow


    Mar 14, 2008
    They would appear to be Hall-effect sensors, such as this, which respond to the magnetic field of the magnet being held.
  3. #12


    Nov 30, 2010
    If you can't install a magnet on the gear lever, you can use the gear lever to complete a magnetic circuit between an external magnet and a Hall effect sensor.