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VL53L1X failed to detect

The continuous example is giving the error “Failed to detect and initialize sensor!”.
We have connected the pins
VCC - 5v
GND - GND
SCL - SCL
SDA -SDA

Hello.

That sensor module is not a product we make or carry, so we cannot offer much troubleshooting assistance for it. One thing you might look at is whether it can really operate at 5V. The absolute maximum logic voltage for the VL53L1X is 3.6 V, so unless there is a regulator and level shifters on the part of the board not visible in your pictures, you probably broke the sensor when you connected it to your Arduino like that.

We make our own VL53L1X sensor carrier that includes a regulator and level shifters that let it interface directly with 5V systems, so you might find that is a better fit for your project if you continue to have trouble with your existing unit.

-Patrick