VL53L1X

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Time-of-Flight ranging sensor based on ST's FlightSense technology

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Description

The VL53L1X is a state-of-the-art, Time-of-Flight (ToF), laser-ranging sensor, enhancing the ST FlightSense™ product family. It is the fastest miniature ToF sensor on the market with accurate ranging up to 4 m and fast ranging frequency up to 50 Hz

Housed in a miniature and reflowable package, it integrates a SPAD receiving array, a 940 nm invisible Class1 laser emitter, physical infrared filters, and optics to achieve the best ranging performance in various ambient lighting conditions with a range of cover window options.

Unlike conventional IR sensors, the VL53L1X uses ST’s latest generation ToF technology which allows absolute distance measurement whatever the target color and reflectance.

It is also possible to program the size of the ROI on the receiving array, allowing the sensor FoV to be reduced.

  • All features

    • Fully integrated miniature module
      • Size: 4.9x2.5x1.56 mm
      • Emitter: 940 nm invisible laser (Class1)
      • SPAD (single photon avalanche diode) receiving array with integrated lens
      • Low-power microcontroller running advanced digital firmware
    • Pin-to-pin compatible with the VL53L0X FlightSense™ ranging sensor
    • Fast and accurate long distance ranging
      • Up to 400 cm distance measurement
      • Up to 50 Hz ranging frequency
    • Typical full field-of-view (FoV): 27 °
    • Programmable region-of-interest (ROI) size on the receiving array, allowing the sensor FoV to be reduced
    • Programmable ROI position on the receiving array, providing multizone operation control from the host
    • Easy integration
      • Single reflowable component
      • Can be hidden behind many cover window materials
      • Software driver and code examples for turnkey ranging
      • Single power supply (2v8)
      • I²C interface (up to 400 kHz)
      • Shutdown and interrupt pins

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      LightRanger 4 click

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      Light Ranger 4 click carries the VL53L1X, which is a FlightSense™ enabled rangefinder module from STMicroelectronics

      Evaluation Boards from Partners MikroElektronika
      LightRanger 4 click

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      Light Ranger 4 click carries the VL53L1X, which is a FlightSense™ enabled rangefinder module from STMicroelectronics
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      Description
      Type
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      Gilisymo ToF Cover Glass Family

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      Cover Glass for different ST Time Of Flight products

      Companion Devices from Partners Gilisymo
      Gilisymo ToF Cover Glass Family

      Description:

      Cover Glass for different ST Time Of Flight products

      PAN 3011

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      Designed for Voice Command applications

      Hardware Integrated Devices from Partners Arrow
      PAN 3011

      Description:

      Designed for Voice Command applications

      PAN 3012

      Active

      Designed for Environmental applications

      Hardware Integrated Devices from Partners Arrow
      PAN 3012

      Description:

      Designed for Environmental applications

      PAN 3013

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      Designed for Smart Industry robotics applications

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      PAN 3013

      Description:

      Designed for Smart Industry robotics applications
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      STSW-IMG007

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      VL53L1X Full API (Application Programming Interface and documentation)

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG007

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      VL53L1X Full API (Application Programming Interface and documentation)

      STSW-IMG008

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      Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) for VL53L1X Nucleo packs. Works with P-NUCLEO-53L1A1

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG008

      Description:

      Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) for VL53L1X Nucleo packs. Works with P-NUCLEO-53L1A1

      STSW-IMG009

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      VL53L1X ULD API (Ultra Lite Driver Application Programming Interface)

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG009

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      VL53L1X ULD API (Ultra Lite Driver Application Programming Interface)

      STSW-IMG010

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      PEOPLE COUNTING SW code example for VL53L1X

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG010

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      PEOPLE COUNTING SW code example for VL53L1X

      STSW-IMG013

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      VL53L1X LINUX Example Code

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG013

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      VL53L1X LINUX Example Code

      STSW-IMG017

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      2D LIDAR using multiple VL53L1X Time-of-Flight long distance ranging sensors

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG017

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      2D LIDAR using multiple VL53L1X Time-of-Flight long distance ranging sensors

      STSW-IMG032

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      Ultralow power (ULP) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L1CX

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG032

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      Ultralow power (ULP) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L1CX
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      Status
      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      P-NUCLEO-53L1A1

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      Long-distance ranging sensor Nucleo pack based on VL53L1X for STM32 Nucleo

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      P-NUCLEO-53L1A1

      Description:

      Long-distance ranging sensor Nucleo pack based on VL53L1X for STM32 Nucleo

      VL53L1X-SATEL

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      Two Breakout boards with VL53L1X long distance ranging sensor for easy integration into customer device

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      VL53L1X-SATEL

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      Two Breakout boards with VL53L1X long distance ranging sensor for easy integration into customer device

      X-NUCLEO-53L1A1

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      Long-distance ranging sensor expansion board based on VL53L1X for STM32 Nucleo

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      X-NUCLEO-53L1A1

      Description:

      Long-distance ranging sensor expansion board based on VL53L1X for STM32 Nucleo
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      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      Gilisymo Support

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      Gilisymo board customization

      Engineering Services from Partners Gilisymo
      Gilisymo Support

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      Gilisymo board customization
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      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      STEVAL-BCN002V1B

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      BlueTile - Bluetooth LE enabled sensor node development kit

      Sensor Solution Eval Boards ST
      STEVAL-BCN002V1B

      Description:

      BlueTile - Bluetooth LE enabled sensor node development kit
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      Status
      Description
      Type
      Supplier

      X-CUBE-53L1A1

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      Long Distance Ranging sensor software expansion for STM32Cube

      STM32 ODE Sense SW ST
      X-CUBE-53L1A1

      Description:

      Long Distance Ranging sensor software expansion for STM32Cube

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