AMS TMF8801 1D Time-of-Flight Sensor | New Product BriefDecember 30, 2020 by Mouser Electronics
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AMS TMF8801 1D Time-of-Flight Sensor
AMS TMF8801 1D Time-of-Flight Sensors provide fast and accurate distance detection in virtually any environment.
The TMF8801 performs direct time-of-flight measurements using a 940nm VCSEL emitter, highly sensitive Single-Photon Avalance Diode detection, and a fast Time-to-Digital converter architecture. The sensor can operate in dark or sunlit environments while providing distance measurements from 20mm to 2500mm with ±5% accuracy, irrespective of the color, reflectivity, or texture of the object.
The TMF8801 also has on-chip histogram processing that provides a high SNR while providing dynamic cover glass calibration and compensating for contaminants. The AMS TMF8801 1D time-of-flight sensor is housed in a compact 2.2mm x 3.6mm x 1.0mm package for use in tiny spaces such as display bezels and operates from a 2.7V to 3.3V supply.
- Direct ToF technology
- Emitter: 940nm VCSEL Class 1 Eye Safety
- Detector: SPAD
- Fast Time-to-Digital Converter architecture
- Enables dark and sunlit environment distance measurement within ±5%
- Irrespective of color, reflectivity, texture
- 20mm to 2500mm distance sensing at 30Hz
- On-chip histogram
- Dynamic cover glass calibration
- Compensation for dirt, smudges, contaminants
- Package: 2.2mm x 3.6mm x 1.0mm Organic LGA
- Supply voltage: 2.7 to 3.3V
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