Built the first revision hadware

A project log for Laser proximity/distance sensor

Short range laser distance/proximity sensor

festfest 09/09/2017 at 10:430 Comments

The first revision of the hardware has been built and basic firmware which configures the sensor and outputs sensor readings over USB and UART has been written. The good news- it's functional. The bad news- this won't be the final hardware revision.

The assembly is not too pretty due to having it reworked multiple times- the initial components were soldered in toaster oven, but I soldered the VL53L0X after that, from some other boards I had been working on.

There are three fuckups hardware changes:

The new hardware revision has already been produced and is now being shipped to me.