Colour Sensor Module
The TCS34725 colour module allows the JackBord to determine the colour of a surface or object placed near the sensor.
The TCS34725 color module allows the JackBord to determine the color of a surface or object placed near the sensor.
Connecting the Sensor to the JackBord
The sensor uses the I2C bus on the JackBord, which is located on port D. The diagram below shows the connections between the color sensor and the JackBord.
Once you have connected the sensor to the JackBord log into your dashboard and open the command line. Once there we need to type the following commands
1. To turn on the I2C System, type:
2. To find the color sensor, type:
This will find the sensor and display a result like the one below.
< Finding I2C Devices....
< TCS34725 RGB Color Sensor at address 
< Found 1 devices
If the sensor is not found check your connections.
3. To get some readings, type:
you should see something like this:
26 CT COLOR TEMP 7749 7749.00 K 27 LIGHT LUX 845 845.00 lux 28 RED RED 797 797.00 Int 29 GREEN GREEN 1307 1307.00 Int 30 BLUE BLUE 1310 1310.00 Int 31 CLEAR CLEAR 3354 3354.00 Int 32 COLOR COLOR 3354 3354.00 Txt Note the maximum value for all of the channels is 65535.