First of all thanks for the VL53L0x board and library that work really well! After using a lot of the sensors from Pololu I would like to create a custom PCB for it, as a very small daughter board from my microcontroller.
So my questions are:
Is the sensor really sensitive? Would it break if not soldered exactly like the reflow profile stated in the datasheet section 8.4?
I am planing to control the sensor using 3V3 i2c signals. I have succesfully tested this with a Pololu board stripped of all the components (2V8 regulators and transistors) and using 3v3 i2c signals with pull-up resistors. However, is there a first-time configuration that is required for the first start to activate this mode? I’m seeing 1v8 and 2v8 options on the datasheet but nothing seems to indicate that it would now work at 3V3 (maximum is 3v5/3v6)
Calibration: datasheet section 2.3 indicates that a customer calibration must be done. Do you guys at Pololu do that? With what parameters?
Thanks in advance, – Coverti