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Multithreading/infinite loops affecting sensor values

I may be off, but should you be using time.sleep() inside a thread? that may cause problems as far as I understand.
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external power supply to sensors

Well, there's layers to that. If your power supply does supply 2A it should be ok, but most "cheap" ones won't go over even 1,2A or so. Also be careful with the USB cable you use to supply ...
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SOLVED Raspberry Pi external power supply for sensors

Do you have an ammeter? what you could do is separate all sensors from the Pi and measure their current first; then measure the current of the Pi itself. Also if you have a voltmeter please keep an ...
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Pico W I2C timeout occurs when using multiple sensors on a single bus

You have two I2C busses, I2C0 and I2C1. Connect one VL53 to I2C0 and the other VL53 to I2C1. Then you can be sure witch VL53 you are communicating with and avoid confusion and changing the address in ...
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Pico W I2C timeout occurs when using multiple sensors on a single bus

This may be a pull-up resistor issue. Adding devices to an I2C bus will load down the bus, and if it has got to the point where the voltage on the SCL and SDA pins is marginal the interface will ...
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