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By Anagha Dankh
#203696
Hello,
can anyone tell me why the fingerprint module GT-521FX2 is heating too much? And after heating it gets hang means no finger detection. I'm giving 5VDC supply to module and using UART.
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By TS-Chris
#203724
These really seem to work best when powered at 3.3 volts.
Try switching from 5V to 3.3V and see if that helps.
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By Anagha Dankh
#204007
TS-Chris wrote: Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:20 pm These really seem to work best when powered at 3.3 volts.
Try switching from 5V to 3.3V and see if that helps.


Thank you for your reply. I tried on 3.3V, but it didn't work out. Please tell me,How to use Sleep mode or power down mode ?
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By TS-Chris
#204047
I'm afraid I don't have the information you're looking for.

All I have to offer you about how to use sleep or power down is the datasheet. If the answer isn't in the data sheet, you will need to contact the manufacturer to see if they have this information. The manufacturers contact information is in the datasheet.