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VL6180X software graphical user interface (GUI): with the TAB Options the Flash action can be performed, but I can't find any documentation.

ST Employee

It appears the documentation was moved when the web site was re-organized. This document has more than you need, but if you go to the second half you will see the instructions you are looking for.

Sorry about that. I'll get try to get the web site updated.​

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Hi John,

sorry, but I already own that documentation (rev 3) with the missing instructions for Flash the device.

ST Employee


The GUI flashes the STM32 FW automatically so why there is no "Flash" button in the GUI.

But if you really want flash the STM32 you can go and find the binary file at

C:\Program Files (x86)\STMicroelectronics\VL6180X Explorer\Resources\*F401*.bin

drag and drop the file into "NODE_F401RE" drive


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