Lightware's SF02 is a lightweight laser rangefinder module that provides fast and accurate distance measurements from 0-50 meters (0 to 164 feet). Using pulsed-laser time-of-flight measurements, the SF02 is not affected by wind, noise, ambient light, terrain, air temperature, or changes in barometric pressure. This sensor works both indoors and outdoors. For a quick test, simply connect the SF02's USB port to your computer and open a serial terminal. Set your terminal to 115,200 kbps and distances are immediately available.
Laser accurately detects surfaces and measures distance up to 50 meters (164 feet) where ultrasonic and infrared distance sensing are inadequate
Outputs 32 readings per second for quick data refresh
Supports USB, analog and digital interfaces for a variety of applications
No calibration required - ready to use right out of the box
Configurable voltage output and ground/object proximity alarm settings
Weight: 2.43 oz (69 g)
Range: 0 to 130 feet (0 to 40 m) on natural targets
Resolution: 0.39 in (1 cm)
Accuracy: ±( 0.1 + 1%) m
Update rate: 32 readings per second
Communication: analog, serial and digital, 3.3 VDC CMOS
Power supply voltage: 6.5 V to 9.0 V or 5.0 V ± 0.5 V DC
Power supply current :150 mA (maximum)
Laser power: 14 W (peak), 6 mW (average), Class 1M
Dimensions: 1.1 x 2.3 x 3.4 in (27 x 59 x 86 mm)
Operating temperature range: 32 to 104 °F (0 to 40°C)
Approvals FDA: 1310953-000 (2013/12)
Mounting: 4-40 screw or 4 x M3 (3.2 mm diameter)
Connections: Screw terminal: 0.1 in. pitch header
Distance detection for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) between craft and ground
Calculating speed of moving objects or vehicles
Measuring depth of materials (snow, fluid, sand) from above
Counting passing objects
Please Note: 50m range is for units using Rev 3+ firmware only. For those using earlier firmware versions, maximum range is 40m (130ft). See Lightware's website for more details.
Important: The SF02 is a Class 1M laser under Food and Drug Administration Guidelines. Class 1M lasers are considered non-hazardous unless viewed with optical aids including magnifiers, binoculars or telescopes.
As an importer of this laser product, Parallax's supplier has completed the necessary FDA Dealer and Distributor records in Title 21, Subpart E. Purchase this sensor from Parallax and receive our warranty, customer service, and quick shipment.