Texas Instruments TMP006 Element

The TMP006 element is used to measure ambient and object temperature. This element is for using the Texas Instruments TMP006 infrared temperature sensor.

The TMP006 is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab.


The following properties can be changed for the TMP006 element:


The name of the element.

I2C Driver Instance

The I2C bus used to communicate with the sensor.

I2C Address

The I2C address the element sends data to.


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the TMP006 element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the TMP006 triggers.

Ambient Temperature Read

Execute an event when ambient temperature is read.

Object Temperature Read

Execute an event when the device’s temperature is read.


The following abilities are available for the TMP006 element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the TMP006 element.

Read Ambient Temperature (°C)

Read the ambient temperature in the area (in Celsius).

Read Object Temperature (°C)

Read the device’s temperature (in Celsius).