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  • The VL6180X is the latest product based on ST’s patented FlightSensetechnology. This is a ground-breaking technology allowing absolute distance to be measured independent of target reflectance. Instead of estimating the distance by measuring the amount of light reflected back from the object (which is significantly influenced by color and surface), the VL6180X precisely measures the time the light takes to travel to the nearest object and reflect back to the sensor (Time-of-Flight).

    Combining an IR emitter, a range sensor and an ambient light sensor in a three-in-one ready-to-use reflowable package, the VL6180X is easy to integrate and saves the end-product maker long and costly optical and mechanical design optimizations.
    The module is designed for low power operation. Ranging and ALS measurements can be automatically performed at user defined intervals. Multiple threshold and interrupt schemes are supported to minimize host operations.
    Host control and result reading is performed using an I2C interface. Optional additional functions, such as measurement ready and threshold interrupts, are provided by two programmable GPIO pins.

    Key Features

    • Three-in-one smart optical module
      • Proximity sensor
      • Ambient Light Sensor
      • VCSEL light source
    • Fast, accurate distance ranging
      • Measures absolute range from 0 to above 10 cm (ranging beyond 10cm is dependent on conditions)
      • Independent of object reflectance
      • Ambient light rejection
      • Cross-talk compensation for cover glass
    • Gesture recognition
      • Distance and signal level can be used by host system to implement gesture recognition
      • Demo system available: P-NUCLEO-6180X1 evaluation board
    • Ambient light sensor
      • High dynamic range
      • Accurate/sensitive in ultra-low light
      • Calibrated output value in lux
    • Easy integration
      • Single reflowable component
      • No additional optics
      • Single power supply
      • I2C interface for device control and data
      • Provided with a documented C portable API (Application Programming Interface)
    • Two programmable GPIO
      • Window and thresholding functions for both ranging and ALS

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      X-NUCLEO-6180XA1

      NRND

      Proximity and ambient light sensor expansion board based on VL6180X for STM32 Nucleo

      STM32 ODE Sense HW ST
      X-NUCLEO-6180XA1

      Description:

      Proximity and ambient light sensor expansion board based on VL6180X for STM32 Nucleo
    • Part number
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      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      STSW-IMG003

      Active

      VL6180X API (Application Programming Interface and Documentation)

      Proximity Sensors Software ST
      STSW-IMG003

      Description:

      VL6180X API (Application Programming Interface and Documentation)
    • Part number
      Status
      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      VL6180X-SATEL

      NRND

      Satellite: mini-PCB with VL6180X for easy integration (compatible with VL6180X expansion boards)

      Proximity Sensors and Imaging ICs Eval Boards ST
      VL6180X-SATEL

      Description:

      Satellite: mini-PCB with VL6180X for easy integration (compatible with VL6180X expansion boards)

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Optical Industrial Ecopack2

VL6180XV0NR/1

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Optical

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Active

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Optical

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Industrial

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Ecopack2

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4.8 x 2.8 x 1

Unit Price (US$):

2.26

Country of Origin:

CHINA

VL6180XV0NR/1

Marketing Status

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ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

2.26 / 5k

Distributor availability ofVL6180XV0NR/1

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DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 12858 1 Order Now
COMPEL EUROPE 631 1 Order Now
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 4364 2 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 705 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 13185 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 4836 1 Order Now
RUTRONIK EUROPE 5000 5000 Order Now

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12858

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

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631

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1

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EUROPE Order Now

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4364

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2

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EUROPE Order Now

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705

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0

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13185

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1

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4836

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Optical

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-20

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70

Operating Range Distance (m) (max)

0.1

Package size (mm)

4.8 x 2.8 x 1

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

2.26 / 5k

Country of Origin

CHINA

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