TFmini-i LiDAR Laser Range Sensor (12m) [DF-SEN0505]

TFmini-i LiDAR Laser Range Sensor (12m)

TFmini-i LiDAR Laser Range Sensor (12m) [DF-SEN0505]

Price: $130.00
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TFmini-i LiDAR is an industrial-grade medium-range distance sensor. Its maximum detection range can reach up to 12m and it has an adjustable frame rate with a maximum of 1KHz. 
This rangefinder has a PC/ABS/PMMA enclosure with IP65 water and dust resistance.It supports a wide range of input voltages (7-30V) with reverse protection to protect the internal circuit and adopts RS485 communication interface and standard Modbus protocol. Multiple built-in operating modes are included for the users to change their parameters and configurations to meet different applications. 
The TFmini-i LiDAR can be used on the Arduino UNO R3 through the TTL to RS485 Shield, and it can also be used on the Raspberry Pi through the USB to RS485 module. Those two ways provided by DFRobot can make TFmini-i LiDAR easier to use.

How does TFmini-i LiDAR work?
TFmini-i is a single point LiDAR, which is based onPulse Time of Flight (PTOF). 
It adopts an incoherent energy receiving mode, and the detection is mainly based on Pulse counting. TFmini-i emits a narrow pulse laser, which is collimated by the transmitting lens to form a collimated light, which enters the receiving system after being reflected by the measured target and is focused on the APD detector by the receiving lens. 
The time between the transmitted signal and the received signal is calculated through the circuit amplification and filtering, and the distance between TFmini-i and the measured target can be calculated through the speed of light.

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 | Parameters | TFmini-i LiDAR | TF02-i LiDAR
|  Product  Performance  |  Operating Range  |  0.1-12m@90% reflectivity  |  0.1-40m@90% reflectivity
|  0.1-7m@10% reflectivity |  0.1-13.5m@10% reflectivity
|  0.1-12m@90% reflectivity&70Klux  |  0.1-40m@90% reflectivity&100Klux
|  0.1-7m@10% reflectivity&70Klux |  0.1-13.5m@10% reflectivity&100Klux
|¬† Accuracy¬† |¬† ¬Ī6cm (0.1~6m), ¬Ī1% (6~12m) |¬† ¬Ī5cm (0.1~5m), ¬Ī1% (5~40m)
|  Distance resolution  |  1cm  |  1cm
|  Frame rate  |  100Hz  |  100Hz
|  Ambient light immunity  |  70Klux  |  100Klux
|¬† Operating temperature¬† |¬† -20~60¬įC¬† |¬† -20~60¬įC
|  Enclosure rating  |  IP65  |  IP65
|  Optical Parameters  |  Light source  |  VCSEL  |  VCSEL

|  Central wavelength  |  850nm  |  850nm
|  Photobiological safety  |  Class1 (EN60825)  |  Class1 (EN60825)
|¬† FOV (Field of view)¬† |¬† 2¬į¬† |¬† 3¬į
|  Electrical Parameters  |  Supply voltage  |  7~30V  |  7~30V

|¬† Average current¬† |¬† ‚ȧ65mA@12V |¬† ‚ȧ70mA@12V
|¬† Power consumption¬† |¬† ‚ȧ0.8W@12V¬† |¬† ‚ȧ0.85W@12V
|  peak current  |  100mA  |  100mA
|  Others  |  Communication interface  |  RS-485  |  RS-485

|  Dimensions  |  50mm*34mm*41mm (L*W*H) |  69mmx41.5mmx31.5mm (L*W*H)
|  Enclosure material  |  PC/ABS/PMMA  |  PC/ABS/PMMA
|¬† Storage temperature¬† |¬† -30~75¬įC |¬† -30~80¬įC
|  Weight  |  Weight 52g  |  Weight 60g(with cable)
|  Cable length  |  70cm  |  70cm
Wide range of input voltages (7-30V) with reverse protection
RS485 interface communication
Adjustable frame rate with a maximum of 1KHz
Medium range detection (0.1 to 12m)
IP65 protection for industrial application 
Compatible with Arduino UNO R3 and Raspberry Pi

Detection of vehicle and pedestrian 
Vehicle collision avoidance and safety warning systems
UAV assisted takeoff and landing

Product Performance
Operating Range:
      0.1-12m@90% reflectivity
      0.1-7m@10% reflectivity
      0.1-12m@90% reflectivity & 70Klux 
      0.1-7m@10% reflectivity & 70Klux
Accuracy: ¬Ī6cm (0.1~6m), ¬Ī1% (6~12m)
Distance resolution: 1cm
Frame rate: 100Hz
Ambient light immunity: 70Klux
Operating temperature: -20~60¬įC
Enclosure rating: IP65

Optical Parameters 
Light source: VCSEL
Central wavelength: 850nm
Photobiological safety: Class1 (EN60825) 
FOV (Field of view): 2¬į

Electrical Parameters
Supply voltage: 7~30V
Average current: ‚ȧ65mA@12V
Power consumption: ‚ȧ0.8W@12V
Peak current: 100mA

Communication interface: RS-485
Dimensions: 50mm*34mm*41mm (L*W*H)
Enclosure material: PC/ABS/PMMA
Storage temperature: -30~75¬įC
Weight: 52g
Cable length: 70cm


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