A tinyLiDAR Sensor for Your Arduino | Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan; A tinyLiDAR Sensor for Your Arduino; In His Blog, entitled hackster.io, hosted on Medium; 2017-08-11.

Occasion

tinyLIDAR: The Maker Friendly Laser Sensor Arduino X; on IndieGoGo; WHEN? About NOW; Indiegogo campaign; Separately noted.

Mentions

  • ultrasonic sensors
  • LIDAR → Light Detection and Ranging
  • Controlled from Arduino by I2C

Specifications

Distance measurements from 30 mm → 2000 mm.

Pricing

1x board → $15
3x boards →$39 + $5 SHT

Delivery

2017-10(ish)

Deadline

2017-08-13

Alternates

AliExpress
A simple breakout board for VL53L0X can be picked up for $6.63 a piece, with shipping adding another $2.09 if you’re just after a single board.
AdaFruit
A breakout board for the VL53L0X, for $14.95.

Referenced

Previously

Actualities