VL53L4CD

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Time-of-Flight (ToF) high accuracy low power proximity sensor

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Description

The VL53L4CD sensor is specifically designed for proximity and short-range measurements. It provides very accurate distance measurements from only 1 mm up to 1200 mm. This new generation laser emitter has an 18° FoV. It improves performance under ambient light with a ranging speed up to 100 Hz.

The VL53L4CD device features ULP mode for continuous FoV monitoring. It has a minimal power consumption, down to 55 μA (see the AN5870), which is optimized for battery-powered devices. The sensor processes data on-chip, without sending raw data to the host. It sends an interrupt to the host when a target is detected. Such integrated on-chip processing reduces design complexity and the BOM (bill of material) cost. These features enable the use of less powerful, more cost-effective microcontrollers.

The FlightSense technology, along with the principles of the VL53L4CD, inspired liquid level monitoring (STSW-IMG039) example codes. This cutting-edge solution from STMicroelectronics enables the use of a nonmechanical sensor for measuring liquid levels. This in turn reduces the risks associated with corrosion and rust. The solution delivers precise measurements across a wide range of liquids, from water to fuel.

Like all Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors based on ST's FlightSense technology, the VL53L4CD records an absolute distance measurement regardless of the target color and reflectance.

The VL53L4CD is housed in a miniature reflowable package, which integrates a SPAD (single photon avalanche diode) array. It achieves the best ranging performance in various ambient lighting conditions and for a wide range of cover glass materials.

All of ST's ToF sensors integrate a VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) which emits fully invisible 940 nm IR light. This light has a Class 1 certification and is totally safe for the eyes.

  • All features

    • High accuracy proximity ranging
      • High performance proximity sensor
      • From 0 to 1200 mm with full field of view (FoV)
      • Short distance linearity down to 1 mm
      • Diagonal FoV of 18°
      • Fast ranging frequency up to 100 Hz
    • Ultralow power (ULP) detection mode is available with the STSW-IMG034 application programming interface (API)
      • Programmable interrupt threshold to wake up the host
      • Ultralow power consumption down to 55 µA and adapted to battery-powered devices
      • Embedded on-chip processing
      • A comprehensive application note (AN5870) provided for detailed technical guidance
    • Fully integrated miniature module
      • 940 nm invisible laser emitter (VCSEL) and analog driver
      • Low power microcontroller running advanced digital firmware
      • 4.4 x 2.4 x 1 mm size
      • Pin-to-pin compatible with VL53L0X, VL53L1X, VL53L1CB, VL53L3CX, VL53L4CX, and VL53L4ED
    • Easy integration
      • Reflowable component
      • Single power supply 2v8
      • Can be hidden behind cover window
      • I2C interface (up to 1 MHz)
      • Full set of C software drivers (Linux compatible) for turnkey ranging
      • Embedded processing for a very low memory footprint

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      Gilisymo ToF Cover Glass Family

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      Cover Glass for different ST Time Of Flight products

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      Gilisymo ToF Cover Glass Family

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      Cover Glass for different ST Time Of Flight products
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      STSW-IMG026

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      Ultra lite driver (ULD) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high accuracy proximity sensor

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG026

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      Ultra lite driver (ULD) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high accuracy proximity sensor

      STSW-IMG027

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      P-NUCLEO-53L4A1 pack graphical user interface (GUI)

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG027

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      P-NUCLEO-53L4A1 pack graphical user interface (GUI)

      STSW-IMG028

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      Linux driver for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high accuracy proximity sensor

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      STSW-IMG028

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      Linux driver for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high accuracy proximity sensor

      STSW-IMG034

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      Ultralow power (ULP) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight sensor

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      STSW-IMG034

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      Ultralow power (ULP) application programming interface (API) for the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight sensor

      STSW-IMG039

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      Liquid Level Monitoring Code Example using Time-of-Flight sensors

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      STSW-IMG039

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      Liquid Level Monitoring Code Example using Time-of-Flight sensors
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      Gilisymo Support

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      Gilisymo board customization

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      Gilisymo Support

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      Gilisymo board customization
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      P-NUCLEO-53L4A1

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      VL53L4CD STM32 Nucleo pack with X-NUCLEO-53L4A1 expansion board and NUCLEO-F401RE development board

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      P-NUCLEO-53L4A1

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      VL53L4CD STM32 Nucleo pack with X-NUCLEO-53L4A1 expansion board and NUCLEO-F401RE development board

      SATEL-VL53L4CD

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      Breakout board embedding the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high-accuracy proximity sensor

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      SATEL-VL53L4CD

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      Breakout board embedding the VL53L4CD Time-of-Flight high-accuracy proximity sensor

      X-CUBE-TOF1

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      Time-of-Flight sensors software expansion for STM32Cube

      STM32 ODE Sense SW ST
      X-CUBE-TOF1

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      Time-of-Flight sensors software expansion for STM32Cube

      X-NUCLEO-53L4A1

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      Time-of-Flight high-accuracy proximity sensor expansion board based on the VL53L4CD for STM32 Nucleo

      STM32 ODE Sense HW ST
      X-NUCLEO-53L4A1

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      Time-of-Flight high-accuracy proximity sensor expansion board based on the VL53L4CD for STM32 Nucleo

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