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Supply voltage: critical or not?

By mvuilleu, in Electronics, august 08,2021.

You should normally power Yoctopuce modules with a voltage between 4.75V and 5.25V, which is the standard operating range for USB devices. But what happens when you go beyond these limits, even temporarily and without meaning to? What are the cases that can cause lasting damage? This is what we will explain to you...


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Testing the TCS34725 RGB color sensor

By martinm, in Reviews and Measures, july 30,2021.

We have been asked several times whether we were going to manufacture a color sensor, also known as a RGB sensor. To be honest, the answer is: "we don't really know". You are about to understand why: this week, we are going to interface the TAOS TCS34725 color sensor with a Yocto-I2C.

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Building a photo booth

By seb, in DIY, july 23,2021.

We recently put together a photo booth for a family party and thought others might be interested. We are therefore going to see how to build a photo booth with a Raspberry Pi, a Canon Selphi photo printer, two lights, and a Yocto-PowerRelay-V3.


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Triggering a camera using a Yocto-RangeFinder

By mvuilleu, in DIY, july 16,2021.

Yoctopuce devices are well suited to quickly setup small custom automation solutions. This week, we had one more occasion of verifying this, as we were updating our component inventory system to improve its capabilities.

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Interfacing the GY-US42V2 sonar

By martinm, in Reviews and Measures, july 09,2021.

At Yoctopuce, we like to buy random sensors, just to check if we can make them work with Yoctopuce hardware. This week we chose the GY-US42V2 sold by Play-Zone.ch and referenced as a "SRF02".

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