Gesture, Proximity and Colour Sensor (APDS-9960)




Product Description

This xCHIP features advanced Gesture detection, Proximity detection, Digital Ambient Light Sense (ALS) and Color Sense (RGBC).


Product Highlights

  • I2C data rates up to 400 kHz


  • Gesture Detection
  • Color Sense
  • Ambient Light Sensing
  • Cell Phone Touch Screen Disable
  • Mechanical Switch Replacement


  • Ambient Light and RGB Color Sensing
  • Proximity Sensing
  • Complex Gesture Sensing
  • I2C-bus Fast Mode Compatible Interface:
  •  Data Rates up to 400 kHz



Gesture Sensor Datasheet

APDS-9960 Datasheet




 How to guide - Gesture sensor SL06


See this tutorial to get XinaBox ready for micro:bit  in English

See this tutorial to get XinaBox ready for micro:bit in Chinese

XinaBox is pronounced as  X-in-a-Box!

The XinaBox range currently includes over 80 sensors, bridges, cores, interfaces and other types of peripherals, and it is growing all the time. These ‘xChips’ will help you to super-charge your BBC micro:bit:

Micro:bit ready:  see here for full details

 The connection - plug and play, no wire

Build simple and complex circuits quickly and easily. The modular system allows you to connect xChips like building blocks - anyone can build a circuit in seconds, with no need for soldering irons, breadboards or consumables. And when you are done, disassemble the circuit and start again! It takes seconds when you know how.




HK$ 119.00