Yocto-rangefinder

Yocto-RangeFinder

  

The Yocto-RangeFinder is an USB distance senor (range finder). It works by measuring the time-of-flight of an infra-red laser beam that reflects on the target.

Be aware that this small and relatively cheap module, using a quite harmless laser, does not pretend to be a true telemeter that you could use to measures distances with a millimeter accuracy. Its accuracy is limited, and the detection range depends on the environment. You will find tables describing the expected accuracy depending on the surrounding conditions in the section titled Working principles and limitations of the documentation.

Measurements can be directly read via USB or stored on the device internal flash for later retrieval when connected again by USB.

This device has been designed so that the sensor itself can be moved further away from the USB by a few meters: simply split the board into two parts and use a 4-wire cable between the two parts.

This device can be connected directly to an Ethernet network using a YoctoHub-Ethernet, to a WiFi network using a YoctoHub-Wireless-g, it can even be connected to a GSM network thanks to the YoctoHub-GSM.

Laser Range finder (ToF) The sensor sensor part can be moved away The sensor sensor part can be moved away This product features a Laser Class 1

USB cables and enclosure to be ordered separately.

CHF 53.78

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Specifications

Manufacturer Product NumberYRNGFND1
Product name:Yocto-RangeFinder
Width20mm
Length58mm
Weight5g
USB connectormicro-B
Max accuracy3%
Max distance2m (~6%)
Field of view (FOV)25░
Wavelength940nm
ChipsetVL53L0X
Supported Operating SystemsWindows, Linux (Intel + ARM), Mac OS X, Android
Driversno driver needed
API / SDK / Libraries (USB+TCP)C++, Objective-C, C#, VB .NET, Delphi, Python, Java/Android
API / SDK / Libraries (TCP only)Javascript, Node.js, PHP, Java
RoHSyes
Made inSwitzerland

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Downloads

User manual (HTML)
User manual (PDF)
Blueprints
Last Firmware27813 (06/12/2017)
Library for Javascript28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for PHP28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Objective C28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for C++28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for C#28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for VisualBasic .NET28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Delphi28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Python28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Java28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Android28028 (07/10/2017)
Library for Command line28028 (07/10/2017)
Virtual Hub for Windows28080 (07/15/2017)
Virtual Hub for Linux, Intel + ARM28080 (07/15/2017)
Virtual Hub for Mac-OS-X28080 (07/15/2017)


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