Glass Break Detector

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Texas Instruments glass break detector designs demonstrate ways to minimize false alarms by allowing the detector to provide multiple reports of a glass break event in a short period of time while reducing overall current consumption. A glass break detector consists of an acoustic device (Microphone) to sense the specific high frequency tinkle of shattered glass, and two operational amplifiers to amplify the detected frequency and enable the ADC in the MSP430 to sample the signal.

With the need of extended battery life for standalone and wireless connectivity implementations, MSP430 microcontrollers with their low current consumption are an ideal fit for these applications. When making the wireless radio selection, range, network configuration and power consumption are important factors to consider. TI offers devices covering a wide range of wireless protocols, such as Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth, ZigBee, Sub-1GHz and other communication standards.

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Application Notes (5)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 9 KB 07 Apr 2011 1884
HTM 8 KB 30 Sep 2008 130
HTM 9 KB 05 Feb 2008 239
HTM 8 KB 27 Apr 2007 708
PDF 145 KB 25 Feb 2005 226

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Selection Guides (1)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1.26 MB 30 Mar 2010 4235

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White Papers (6)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 960 KB 21 Mar 2016 6220
PDF 776 KB 26 Oct 2015 5198
PDF 916 KB 27 Jul 2015 1364
PDF 905 KB 31 Jul 2014 2969
PDF 658 KB 09 Jul 2014 2203
PDF 393 KB 27 Jun 2014 14911

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