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Pololu Distance Sensor with Pulse Width Output, 130cm Max
This small lidar-based distance sensor reports the distance of objects up to about 130 cm (50″) away with a pulsed signal similar to a hobby servo control signal. A digital microcontroller pin can be used to time the length of each high pulse, which encodes the measured distance. The sensor works over an input voltage range of 3.0 V to 5.5 V, and the 0.1″ pin spacing makes it easy to use with standard solderless breadboards and 0.1″ perfboards.
Note: The maximum range of 130 cm is only achievable for high-reflectance objects in good ambient conditions. Lower-reflectivity targets or poor ambient conditions will reduce the maximum range.
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|Size:||0.85″ × 0.35″ × 0.136″|
|Maximum range:||130 cm1|
|Sampling rate:||100 Hz2|
|Minimum operating voltage:||3.0 V|
|Maximum operating voltage:||5.5 V|
|Supply current:||30 mA3|
|Output type:||digital pulse width|
|PCB dev codes:||irs17a|
|Other PCB markings:||0J13150|