Breakout Assembly

The board comes with all surface-mount components pre-soldered.  Additional parts are included to help integrate the INA219 breakout board into your project.

Wires can be soldered directly to the holes on the edge of the board. But for breadboard use, you will want to solder on the included 6-pin header.

The load can be connected via the header, or using the included 2-pin screw-terminal.

FeatherWing Assembly

Solder the headers and the screw terminal to the board in the appropriate locations.

The pin labels are small, so here’s an annotated diagram.

Addressing the Boards

If more than one INA219 breakout board is used, each board must be assigned a unique address.  This is done with the address jumpers on the right edge of the board.  The I2C base address for each board is 0x40.  The binary address that you program with the address jumpers is added to the base I2C address.

To program the address offset, use a drop of solder to bridge the corresponding address jumper for each binary '1' in the address.
Up to 4 boards may be connected. Addressing is as follows:
Board 0: Address = 0x40 Offset = binary 00000 (no jumpers required)
Board 1: Address = 0x41 Offset = binary 00001 (bridge A0 as in the photo above)
Board 2: Address = 0x44 Offset = binary 00100 (bridge A1)
Board 3: Address = 0x45 Offset = binary 00101 (bridge A0 & A1)

This guide was first published on Oct 26, 2012. It was last updated on Dec 08, 2023.

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