STMicroelectronics VL53L0X Time-of-Flight Ranging Sensor | New Product BriefMay 19, 2017 by Mouser Electronics
ST’s VL53L0X is a fully integrated time-of-flight laser ranging sensor module suited for auto-focus systems, advanced proximity sensing, security, and robot obstacle detection.
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VL53L0X Time-of-Flight Ranging Sensor
ST’s VL53L0X is a fully-integrated time-of-flight laser ranging sensor module suitable for auto-focus systems, advanced proximity sensing, security, and robot obstacle detection.
The VL53L0X measures absolute distances up to 2m with accuracy up to ±3% and provides the measured distance to a host MCU over an I2C interface, making it easy to integrate into any system. The module integrates an MCU with the detection array and an eye-safe 940 nm VCSEL that works regardless of the target’s reflectance and with high ambient IR levels.
The module requires no additional optics and has advanced optical cross-talk compensation built in to allow the use of a variety of cover glass materials.
- Dimensions: 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.0 mm
- Operating range: up to 2 m
- Power consumption: < 20 mW (ranging)
- IR source: Class 1 VCSEL
- Ranging profiles: Default, High Speed, High Accuracy, Long Range
- Ranging modes: Single, continuous, timed
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