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Standalone 5-Pad Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout - AT42QT1070

PRODUCT ID: 1362
$7.50
QTY DISCOUNT
1-9$7.50
10-99$6.75
100+$6.00
  • Description

    Description-

    This breakout board is the simplest way to create a project with mutiple capacitive touch sensors. No microcontroller is required here - just power with 1.8 to 5.5VDC and connect up to 5 conductive pads to the 5 left-hand pins. When a capacitive load is detected (e.g. a person touches one of the conductive contacts) the corresponding LED on the right lights up and the output pin goes low. You can use this to update an existing normal-button project where buttons connect to ground when pressed.

    Note that only one contact will be detected at once (this is to protect against having a hand brush against two or more contacts at once.

    Comes with a fully assembled board, and a stick of 0.1" header so you can plug it into a breadboard. For contacts, we suggest using copper foil, then solder a wire that connects from the foil pad to the breakout.

    The datasheet has many details on sensitivity, power usage, etc. - note that this board uses the chip in 'standalone' mode only, it cannot be used in I2C mode.

    Standalone 5-Pad Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout - AT42QT1070 (11:38)

  • Technical Details

    Technical Details+

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    Learn+

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