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RGB Color Sensor with IR filter and White LED - TCS34725

Detect the color of an object using this Color Sensor. Very popular in school electronics classes and interactive projects. Arduino & Raspberry Pi compatible.

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TS3451

$7.90

Add this Color Sensor to your electronic projects to determine what color is in front of the sensor. This can be used to scan items by color or trigger different events when a different colored object is placed under the sensor. A fun addition to college projects, interactive artwork and maze navigating robots!

Specifications:

  • Operating Voltage: 3.3V - 5.0V
  • Arduino & Raspberry Pi Compatible
  • Serial Communication Protocol: I2C
  • Fits into standard breadboards
  • Includes Header Pins
  • RGB and Clear light sensing
  • Accurate color measurement with built in IR blocking filter
  • 3,800,000:1 dynamic range with adjustable integration time and gain
  • Suitable for use behind darkened glass
  • 3.3V regulator onboard so it can be used with 3.3V and 5V microcontrollers
  • 4150°K temperature LED with a MOSFET driver onboard to illuminate the surface for the reading
  • Outputs 4 channel readings, light lux and temperature
  • LED can be easily turned on or off by any logic level output
  • I2C 7-bit address: 0x29
  • Pinout:
    • LED: Can be set to LOW to turn off the LED (optional)
    • INT: Interrupt (optional)
    • SDA: Serial Data
    • SCL: Serial Clock
    • 3V3: 3.3V power (optional)
    • GND: 0V Ground
    • VIN: 3V - 5V power
  • Dimensions: 0.8 x 0.8 inch
  • Weight: 3.2g
 
Arduino -> Color Sensor Wiring:
  • 5v -> VIN
  • GND -> GND
  • SDA -> SDA
  • SCL -> SCL

Note: On older Arduinos such as the Duemilanove and pre R3 UNOs, SDA is on Analog 4 and SCL is on Analog 5. On pre-R2 Megas, SDA is on Digtital 20 and SCL is on digital 21. For the Leonardo, SDA is digital pin 2 and SCL is digital pin 3.

Raspberry Pi -> Color Sensor Wiring:

  • Pi 3V3 to sensor VIN
  • Pi GND to sensor GND
  • Pi SCL to sensor SCL
  • Pi SDA to sensor SDA

 

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