Yocto-proximity

Yocto-Proximity

  

The Yocto-Proximity is an USB proximity senor. It uses a pretty simple principle: the sensor part emits pulsed infrared light and measures reflection on nearby objects. Thanks to filters, ambient infrared light has very little effect on it, as long as the detector is not saturated. Beware, the sensor performance depends directly on the target color: a white object can be detected up to ~10cm, but a black and mat object can be detected up to ~2cm only.

The Yocto-Proximity can also give estimation of visible and infrared ambient light. Measurements can be directly read via USB or stored on the device internal flash for later retrieval when connected again by USB.

This device has been designed so that the sensor itself can be moved further away from the USB by a few meters: simply split the board into two parts and solder a 4-wire cable on the designated pads.

This device can be connected directly to an Ethernet network using a YoctoHub-Ethernet, to a WiFi network using a YoctoHub-Wireless-g, it can even be connected to a GSM network thanks to the YoctoHub-GSM.

Yocto-Proximity USB cable sold separately The sensor part can be moved away Enclosure cable sold separately

USB cables and enclosures to be ordered separately.

CHF 22.19

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Specifications

Product ID:YPROXIM1
Product name:Yocto-Proximity
USB connector:micro-B
Width:20mm
Length:35.5mm
Weight:3g
Chipset:RPR-0521RS
Refresh rate:10Hz
Measuring range:<10cm
IEC protection class:class III
Technology:Pulsed infrared
Normal operating temperature:5...40░C
Extended operating temperature1:-25...85░C
Supported Operating Systems:Windows (PC + IoT), Linux (Intel + ARM), macOS, Android
Drivers:no driver needed
API / SDK / Libraries:C++, Objective-C, C#, VB.NET, UWP, Delphi, Python, Java, Android
API / SDK / Libraries (TCP only):Javascript, Node.js, PHP
RoHS:Yes
Suggested enclosure: YoctoBox-Short-Thin-Black-Prox
Harmonized tariff code:8542.3190
Made in:Switzerland


1 The extended temperature range is defined based on components specifications and has been tested during a limited duration (1h). When using the device in harsh environments for a long period of time, we strongly advise to run extensive tests before going to production.

Accessories and related products

YoctoBox-Short-Thin-Black-Prox, Enclosure for Yocto-Proximity (short, thin, black)Fix-2.5mm, screws and spacersUSB-A-MicroB-50, USB 2.0 type A to Micro-B data cable, 50 cmYoctoHub-Ethernet, Ethernet-enabled hub for Yoctopuce modules

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Downloads

User manual (HTML)
User manual (PDF)
Blueprints
3D file (STEP)
RoHS Certificate (PDF)
Last Firmware33604 (12/10/2018)
Library for Javascript33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for PHP33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Objective C33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for C++33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for C#33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for VisualBasic .NET33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Delphi33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Python33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Java33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Android33576 (12/07/2018)
Library for Command line33576 (12/07/2018)
Virtual Hub for Windows33576 (12/07/2018)
Virtual Hub for Linux, Intel + ARM33576 (12/07/2018)
Virtual Hub for Mac-OS-X33576 (12/07/2018)


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