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VL53L0X Laser Ranging Sensor Time-of-Flight (ToF)

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Original price ₹ 999.00
Current price ₹ 905.00
SKU ELC1014S
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  1. The VL53L0X from ST Microelectronics is a time-of-flight ranging system integrated into a compact module. The VL53L0 uses ST's FlightSense technology to precisely measure how long it takes for emitted pulses of infrared laser light to reach the nearest object and be reflected back to a detector, so it can be considered a tiny, self-contained lidar system. This time-of-flight (TOF) measurement enables it to accurately determine the absolute distance to a target without the object's reflectance greatly influencing the measurement. The sensor can report distances of up to 2 m (6.6 ft) with 1 mm resolution, but its effective range and accuracy (noise) depend heavily on ambient conditions and target characteristics like reflectance and size, as well as the sensor configuration. (The sensor's accuracy is specified to range from ±3% at best to over ±10% in less optimal conditions.)


Ranging measurements are available through the sensor's I2C (TWI) interface, which is also used to configure sensor settings, and the sensor provides two additional pins: a shutdown input and an interrupt output.

The VL53L0X is a great IC, but its small, lead less, LGA package makes it difficult for the typical student or hobbyist to use. It also operates at a recommended voltage of 2.8 V, which can make interfacing difficult for micro controllers operating at 3.3 V or 5 V. Our breakout board addresses these issues, making it easier to get started using the sensor, while keeping the overall size as small as possible

  • Fully integrated miniature module
  • – 940 nm laser VCSEL
  • – VCSEL driver
  • – Ranging sensor with advanced embedded micro controller
  • – 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.0 mm
  • Fast, accurate distance ranging
  • – Measures absolute range up to 2 m
  • – Reported range is independent of the
  • target reflectance
  • – Advanced embedded optical cross-talk
  • compensation to simplify cover glass
  • selection
  • Eye safe
  • – Class 1 laser device compliant with latest
  • standard IEC 60825-1:2014 - 3rd edition
  • Easy integration
  • – Single reflowable component
  • – No additional optics
  • – Single power supply
  • – I2C interface for device control and data transfer
  • – Xshutdown (reset) and interrupt GPIO
  • – Programmable I2C address
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