Breakout board for the Avago APDS-9960 proximity, light, RGB, and gesture sensor, made by SparkFun Electronics.
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SparkFun APDS-9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor

SparkFun APDS-9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor Breakout

SparkFun APDS-9960 Breakout Board (SEN-12787)

This is the SparkFun RGB and Gesture Sensor, a small breakout board with a built in APDS-9960 sensor that offers ambient light and color measuring, proximity detection, and touchless gesture sensing. With this RGB and Gesture Sensor you will be able to control a computer, microcontroller, robot, and more with a simple swipe of your hand!

Repository Contents

  • /Hardware - Eagle design files (.brd, .sch)
  • /Libraries - Libraries for use with the SparkFun APDS9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor
  • /Production - Production panel files (.brd)


Product Versions

  • SEN-12787 - APDS-9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor

Version History

  • V_H1.0_L1.4.2 - Fixing library name compiliation error.
  • V_H1.0_L1.4.1 - Fixing minor typos in both library and hardware files.
  • V_1.1.1 - Updated to new tag syntax
  • V11 - Updated to new library structure
  • v10 - Release
  • v01

License Information

This product is open source!

The hardware is released under Creative Commons ShareAlike 4.0 International.

The code is beerware; if you see me (or any other SparkFun employee) at the local, and you've found our code helpful, please buy us a round!

Please use, reuse, and modify these files as you see fit. Please maintain attribution to SparkFun Electronics and release anything derivative under the same license.

Distributed as-is; no warranty is given.

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