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SparkFun ToF Range Finder Sensor - VL6180

SparkFun ToF Range Finder Sensor - VL6180

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Key Features

  • Measures absolute range up to 10cm
  • Gesture Recognition
  • 3-in-1 Module: IR Emitter, Range Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Two Programmable GPIO
  • Sharp Sensor Board Layout

The EasyDriver is a simple to use stepper motor driver, compatible with anything that can output a digital 0 to 5V pulse (or 0 to 3.3V pulse if you solder SJ2 closed on the EasyDriver). The EasyDriver requires a 6V to 30V supply to power the motor and can power any voltage of stepper motor. The EasyDriver has an on board voltage regulator for the digital interface that can be set to 5V or 3.3V. Connect a 4-wire stepper motor and a microcontroller and you've got precision motor control! EasyDriver drives bi-polar motors, and motors wired as bi-polar. I.e. 4,6, or 8 wire stepper motors.

This EasyDriver V4.5 has been co-designed with Brian Schmalz. It provides much more flexibility and control over your stepper motor, when compared to older versions. The microstep select (MS1 and MS2) pins of the A3967 are broken out allowing adjustments to the microstepping resolution. The sleep and enable pins are also broken out for further control.

Item Specifics
2.8V Regulator - Provides the required 2.8V for the sensor
I2C Level Shifter - Provides logic level conversion from 2.8V to VCC
I2C Interface
Basic soldering skills required
Competent programming skills required
Some electrical prototyping skills required