Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Characteristic Locus
Inheritance object ObservableBase<Length> SamplingSensorBase<Length> PollingSensorBase<Length> ByteCommsSensorBase<Length> > Vl53l0x
Implements IObservable<IChangeResult<Length>> IDisposable IRangeFinder ISamplingSensor<Length> ISensor<Length> II2cPeripheral
Inherited Members ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.BusComms ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.ReadBuffer ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.WriteBuffer ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.Init(int, int) ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.Dispose(bool) ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>.Dispose() PollingSensorBase<Length>.StartUpdating(TimeSpan?) PollingSensorBase<Length>.StopUpdating() SamplingSensorBase<Length>.samplingLock SamplingSensorBase<Length>.Updated SamplingSensorBase<Length>.SamplingTokenSource SamplingSensorBase<Length>.Conditions SamplingSensorBase<Length>.IsSampling SamplingSensorBase<Length>.UpdateInterval SamplingSensorBase<Length>.Read() ObservableBase<Length>.observers ObservableBase<Length>.NotifyObservers(IChangeResult<Length>) ObservableBase<Length>.Subscribe(IObserver<IChangeResult<Length>>) ObservableBase<Length>.CreateObserver(Action<IChangeResult<Length>>, Predicate<IChangeResult<Length>>) object.Equals(object) object.Equals(object, object) object.GetHashCode() object.GetType() object.MemberwiseClone() object.ReferenceEquals(object, object) object.ToString()
Namespace Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance
Assembly Vl53l0x.dll

Syntax

public class Vl53l0x : ByteCommsSensorBase<Length>, IObservable<IChangeResult<Length>>, IDisposable, IRangeFinder, ISamplingSensor<Length>, ISensor<Length>, II2cPeripheral

Constructors

Vl53l0x(II2cBus, IPin?, byte)

Creates a new Vl53l0x object

Declaration
public Vl53l0x(II2cBus i2cBus, IPin? shutdownPin, byte address = 41)

Parameters

Type Name Description
II2cBus i2cBus

I2C bus

IPin shutdownPin

Shutdown pin

byte address

VL53L0X address

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Source code GitHub
Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Vl53l0x(II2cBus, byte)

Creates a new Vl53l0x object

Declaration
public Vl53l0x(II2cBus i2cBus, byte address = 41)

Parameters

Type Name Description
II2cBus i2cBus

I2C bus

byte address

I2C address

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Properties

DefaultI2cAddress

The default I2C address for the peripheral

Declaration
public byte DefaultI2cAddress { get; }

Property Value

Type Description
byte

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Distance

The distance to the measured object

Declaration
public Length? Distance { get; protected set; }

Property Value

Type Description
Length?

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

IsShutdown

Is the hardware shutdown / off

Declaration
public bool IsShutdown { get; }

Property Value

Type Description
bool

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

MaximumDistance

Maximum valid distance (CurrentDistance returns -1 if above)

Declaration
public Length MaximumDistance { get; }

Property Value

Type Description
Length

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

MinimumDistance

Minimum valid distance

Declaration
public Length MinimumDistance { get; }

Property Value

Type Description
Length

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Methods

GetSpadInfo()

Get the spad info

Declaration
protected Tuple<int, bool> GetSpadInfo()

Returns

Type Description
Tuple<int, bool>

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Exceptions

Type Condition
Exception

Initialize()

Initializes the VL53L0X

Declaration
protected Task Initialize()

Returns

Type Description
Task

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

MeasureDistance()

Tell the sensor to take a measurement

Declaration
public void MeasureDistance()

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

PerformSingleRefCalibration(byte)

perform a sensor self calibration

Declaration
protected void PerformSingleRefCalibration(byte vhvInitByte)

Parameters

Type Name Description
byte vhvInitByte

The VHV init byte

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Exceptions

Type Condition
Exception

RaiseEventsAndNotify(IChangeResult<Length>)

Raise distance change event and notify subscribers

Declaration
protected override void RaiseEventsAndNotify(IChangeResult<Length> changeResult)

Parameters

Type Name Description
IChangeResult<Length> changeResult

Overrides

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

ReadSensor()

Returns the current distance/range

Declaration
protected override Task<Length> ReadSensor()

Returns

Type Description
Task<Length>

The distance in the specified Units. Default mm. Returns -1 if the shutdown pin is used and is off

Overrides

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

SetAddress(byte)

Set a new I2C address

Declaration
public void SetAddress(byte newAddress)

Parameters

Type Name Description
byte newAddress

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

ShutDown()

Shut down/power down the sensor

Declaration
public void ShutDown()

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Datasheet(s) GitHub
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Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

ShutDown(bool)

Set the Shutdown state of the device

Declaration
public Task ShutDown(bool state)

Parameters

Type Name Description
bool state

true = off/shutdown. false = on

Returns

Type Description
Task

Remarks

Vl53l0x
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Source code GitHub
Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram:

Events

DistanceUpdated

Distance updated event

Declaration
public event EventHandler<IChangeResult<Length>> DistanceUpdated

Event Type

Type Description
EventHandler<IChangeResult<Length>>

Remarks

Vl53l0x
Status Status badge: working
Source code GitHub
Datasheet(s) GitHub
NuGet package NuGet Gallery for Meadow.Foundation.Sensors.Distance.Vl53l0x

Code Example

Vl53l0x sensor;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("Initializing hardware...");

    var i2cBus = Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.FastPlus);
    sensor = new Vl53l0x(i2cBus);

    sensor.DistanceUpdated += Sensor_Updated;

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

public override Task Run()
{
    sensor.StartUpdating(TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(250));

    return Task.CompletedTask;
}

private void Sensor_Updated(object sender, IChangeResult<Length> result)
{
    if (result.New == null) { return; }

    if (result.New < new Length(0, LU.Millimeters))
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info("out of range.");
    }
    else
    {
        Resolver.Log.Info($"{result.New.Millimeters}mm / {result.New.Inches:n3}\"");
    }
}

Sample project(s) available on GitHub

Wiring Example

To wire a Vl53l0x to your Meadow board, connect the following:

Vl53l0x Meadow Pin
GND GND
SCL D08 (SCL)
SDA D07 (SDA)
VCC 3V3

It should look like the following diagram: