RCWL-0516 Microwave Radar PIR Motion Sensor Module

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Introducing the Lonely Binary RCWL-0516, the ultimate motion-detecting wizardry that will leave those old-fashioned PIR detectors in the dust! With our cutting-edge technology and a touch of microwave magic, this module is about to revolutionize the way you experience motion detection.

Step into the future with the RCWL-0516, boasting the powerful RCWL-9196 chip. Say goodbye to limitations and hello to a whole new level of motion sensing. This module utilizes a microwave Doppler radar to detect even the tiniest movements, leaving no motion undetected.

Prepare to be amazed by its incredible sensitivity range of approximately 7 meters. Whether it's a gentle wave or a grand entrance, this radar motion detector won't miss a beat. Adjust the time delay and sensitivity settings to suit your needs and ensure a seamless motion-detecting experience.

Lonely Binary has poured their heart and soul into crafting this magnificent creation. Our brand is synonymous with innovation, and the RCWL-0516 is no exception. It's time to embrace the future of motion detection and join the Lonely Binary revolution.

But wait, there's more! With Lonely Binary's RCWL-0516, you'll unlock a world of endless possibilities. From security systems that know your every move to automated lighting that responds to your presence, the power is in your hands. Step into a future where technology understands you better than anyone else.

Don't settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary. Trust in Lonely Binary, the name that resonates with excellence in every electronic endeavor. Upgrade to the RCWL-0516 and let our brand elevate your motion detection game to unprecedented heights. It's time to make your mark in the world of smart living with Lonely Binary by your side.


Tech Specs

Versatile Power Compatibility The Lonely Binary RCWL-0516 operates flawlessly within a wide voltage range of 4 - 28 VDC, ensuring flexibility and compatibility with various power sources.
Energy-Efficient Performance With an operating current of less than 3mA, this motion detector module is designed to be highly efficient, consuming minimal power while delivering exceptional results.
Reliable Output Voltage The RCWL-0516 provides a steady 3.3V output voltage from its dedicated 3V3 pin, ensuring a stable and consistent power supply for your connected devices or systems.
Ample Output Capacity Enjoy the convenience of a maximum output current of 100mA, allowing you to connect and power multiple devices simultaneously without compromising performance.
Extensive Detection Range Offering a broad detection range of less than 120 degrees taper angle within 7 meters, this microwave radar motion detector ensures thorough coverage and accurate detection in its field of view.
Repeat Trigger Capability The RCWL-0516 is designed with a repeat trigger mode, enabling it to detect and trigger actions repeatedly as long as motion is detected within its sensing range.
Adjustable Delay Time Customize the delay time according to your needs with the default value set at 2 seconds. Tailor the response of your motion detection system to achieve the desired functionality.
High-Level Activation Experience high-level output when motion is detected, allowing for seamless integration with other devices or systems that respond to trigger signals.
Net Weight 2 g
Dimension (L) 35 mm x (W) 17 mm x (H) 3 mm


What’s in the Box

There are 3 pieces in the retail box.
The listing price is for

  • 1 x RCWL-0516 Motion Sensor Module



  • Australia Orders over $55 - Your order will enjoy free shipping via Australia Post Standard Shipping Services. 
  • International Orders over $99 - Your order will be posted via Australia Post Air Mail Services. 

Raspberry Pi board / Micro:bit board / NVIDIA board will be excluded; All PCB orders will not enjoy free shipping. Distributors and wholesale orders are not eligible for free shipping.


At this time, LONELY BINARY is an online-only business, with our products available through lonelybinary.com. This allows us to keep the cost down for the customer. Orders cannot be picked up. 


We ship Australia wide to all addresses, including PO Box, Parcel Locker, etc.All Australian orders will be shipped via Australia Post, Courier Please or Fastway Couriers (Aramex). International Orders will be shipped via Australia Post or DHL. Your order will be shipped within one business day after we receive payment, providing the items are in stock.

  • Standard Shipping
    Sent via standard Australia Post stamped letter mail, typically 5-9 business days. No tracking/support available other than confirmation of dispatch.
  • Express Post
    Sent via Australia Post Express Service, Fastway Courier or Courier Please, 1 – 2 business days for metro orders, potentially longer for orders outside of metro zones, with full tracking.

Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.

Shipping costs for international orders vary depending on location and package size, where possible we have kept this to flat rate charges to reduce confusion. International orders are shipped through Australia Post and DHL courier service depending on the most economical at the time. 


Shipping Method via Delivery Area Delivery Time(business day) Tracking No. Weight Limit
DHL Asia 1-2 YES No Limit
western EU 2-3 YES No Limit
eastern EU 3-5 YES No Limit
North America 2-3 YES No Limit
Australia 2-3 YES No Limit
South America 3-5 YES No Limit
South Africa 3-5 YES No Limit


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