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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.

Datasheets, EagleCAD PCB files, Fritzing object and more available in the product tutorial!



Adafruit Standalone 5-Pad Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout

This breakout board is the simplest way to create a project with mutiple capacitive touch sensors. Read more...

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