2. Featured product: #Adafruit VL6180X Time of Flight Distance Ranging Sensor.
Happy #manufacturingmonday! This sensor is small and easy to use in any #robotics or interactive project. Its very tiny laser source detects “time of flight” — or how long the laser takes to bounce back to the sensor from whatever’s in front of it.
10. Scraping the dross out of our selective solder machine. Notice the use of heat resistant gloves, this molten solder is hot! #adafruit #manufacturing #electronics #behindthescenes #eutectic #soldertherapy #selectivesoldering #maintenance
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