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Adafruit creates nifty 3rd-party board for VEML6070

Adafruit creates small PCB board using Vishay’s VEML6070 for a quick and simple way to add UV light sensing to any microcontroller project.  They also provide a nice library of design documents; pinouts, schematics…  Check it out!


You can also view a great video “Light Sensing MP3 Player using Adafruit’s Beginner Arduino Solder-Free Kit” at

And….  if you are looking for RGBW sensor or UVA / UVB sensor; check out these Vishay products:



VEML6040 RGBW ambient light sensor



VEML6075 UVA and UVB sensor



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This entry was posted on September 12, 2016 by in Articles, on a side note..., Optical Sensors and tagged , , , .
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