LIDAR-Lite v3

LIDAR-Lite v3

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Energy-efficient, lightweight, compact and highly efficient, the new LIDAR-Lite laser telemeter from Garmin will definitely appeal to mobile robotics and drone enthusiasts!

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LIDAR-Lite v3 laser telemeter: performance and lightness

The LIDAR-Lite v3 is a high-performance optical distance measurement sensor, efficient on short and long distances (up to 40 metres!). It offers a resolution of 1 cm and an accuracy of +/- 2.5 cm. Small in form and light in weight, the LIDAR telemeter from Garmin integrates easily into all your creations. It is the ideal solution for mobile robot and drone applications: you can embark all the sensors you wish without weighting your device.

The LIDAR sensor promises highly reliable data for turning your mobile project into a truly autonomous robot. Plus, its low power consumption makes it a must-have for embedded electronic systems who want to expand their freedom of action!

A highly configurable sensor

The LIDAR-Lite telemeter from Garmin comes with a 100% open-source code library. You can adjust between accuracy, operating range and measurement time. All the information you need about that are available in the user guide (in the Resources section below).

Technical specifications of the LIDAR-Lite v3 optical sensor

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 20 × 48 × 40 mm
  • Weight: 22 g
  • Resolution: 1 cm
  • Precision: +/- 2.5 cm at distances greater than 1 m (read the guide to get all the detailed specs)
  • Range: 5 cm – 40 m
  • Rep rate: up to 500 Hz 
  • Interface: I2C or PWM
  • Power (operating voltage): 4.75 – 5.5 VDC; 6V max. 
  • Current consumption: 105 mA idle; 130 mA continuous
  • Operating temperature: -20 to 60 °C
  • Laser wave length/Peak power: 905 nm/1.3 Watts 
  • Beam divergence: 8  m radian 
  • Optical aperture: 12.5 mm

Resources for the Garmin LIDAR-Lite sensor

You have a question or a problem? We’ve gathered everything you’ll need to get started with your LIDAR-Lite v3 optical sensor from Garmin.

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Data sheet
Supply voltage
5 Vdc
Scanning frequency
5-20 Hz
Scanning range
30-40 m
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