The AS6212 sensor comes with an alert output that can be triggered when the recorded temperature data crosses user-set thresholds. This feature is ideal for monitoring systems that need to maintain a specific temperature range. The sensor's sleep mode, combined with a single-shot temperature measurement function, allows the device to wake up, take a reading, and return to sleep mode. This low-power mode is particularly useful for battery-powered temperature measurement projects.
As part of the SparkFun Qwiic Connect System, this sensor is part of an ecosystem of I²C sensors, actuators, shields, and cables designed to make prototyping faster and less error-prone. All Qwiic-enabled boards use a common 1mm pitch, 4-pin JST connector, reducing the amount of required PCB space and ensuring error-free connections thanks to the polarized design.
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