VL6180 Hookup Guide

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Board Overview - VL6180 Breakout

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VL6180 Breakout Diagram

The VL6180 Breakout is as simple as it gets. Only the required passives are populated to give users the smallest, most cost effective way to use multiple sensors in a project.

  • Pull-up Enable - Defaulted to enable, two required pull-up resistors are attached to the I2C lines. Remove solder jumper on all but one unit if using multiple sensors on the same bus.
  • VL6180 Sensor - The sensor by itself is very small, only passive components are necessary to complete the circuit.

NOTE: This device only accepts 2.8V input and logic. You must provide a 2.8V voltage source and level shifting to 3.3V and 5V devices.