VL53L3CX

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Time-of-Flight ranging sensor with multi target detection

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Description

The VL53L3CX is the latest Time-of-Flight (ToF) product from STMicroelectronics and embeds ST’s third generation FlightSense patented technology. It combines a high performance proximity and ranging sensor, with multi target distance measurements and automatic smudge correction. The miniature reflowable package integrates a single photon avalanche diode (SPAD) array and physical infrared filters to achieve the best ranging performance in various ambient lighting conditions, with a wide range of cover glass windows. The VL53L3CX combines the benefits of a high-performance proximity sensor, with excellent short distance linearity, together with ranging capability up to 5 m.
With patented algorithms and ingenious module construction, the VL53L3CX is also able to detect different objects within the field of view (FoV) with depth understanding. The ST histogram algorithms allow cover glass crosstalk immunity beyond 80 cm, and dynamic smudge compensation.
  • All features

    • Fully integrated miniature module
      • Emitter: 940 nm invisible laser (VCSEL) and its analog driver
      • Low-power microcontroller running advanced digital firmware
      • Size: 4.4 x 2.4 x 1 mm
    • Fast, accurate distance ranging
      • Histogram based technology
      • Up to 500 cm+ detection with full field of view (FoV)
      • Immune to cover glass cross-talk and fingerprint smudge at long distance with patented algorithms (direct ToF)
      • Dynamic fingerprint smudge compensation
      • Short distance, high accuracy linearity
      • Multi target detection and distance measurement
    • Typical full FoV: 25 °
    • Easy integration
      • Reflowable component
      • Part-to-part or generic shape crosstalk calibration available
      • Single power supply
      • Works with many types of cover glass materials
      • I²C interface (up to 1 MHz)
      • Xshutdown (reset) and interrupt GPIO to optimize ranging operation
      • C and Linux full set of software drivers for turnkey ranging

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      LightRanger 8 click

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      Compact add-on board that contains a ranging sensor with multi-target detection

      Evaluation Boards from Partners MikroElektronika
      LightRanger 8 click

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      Compact add-on board that contains a ranging sensor with multi-target detection
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      LS53LX-S-L3 ToF Module

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      Breakout board with Saber Sensor VL53L3CX

      Hardware Integrated Devices from Partners Gilisymo
      LS53LX-S-L3 ToF Module

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      Breakout board with Saber Sensor VL53L3CX
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      STSW-IMG015

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      VL53L3CX API (Application Programming Interface)

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG015

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      VL53L3CX API (Application Programming Interface)

      STSW-IMG016

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      GUI for X-NUCLEO-53L3A2

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG016

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      GUI for X-NUCLEO-53L3A2

      STSW-IMG021

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      Linux driver for VL53L3CX

      Imaging Software ST
      STSW-IMG021

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      Linux driver for VL53L3CX
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      P-NUCLEO-53L3A2

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      Multi-targets ranging sensor Nucleo pack based on VL53L3CX for STM32 Nucleo

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      P-NUCLEO-53L3A2

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      Multi-targets ranging sensor Nucleo pack based on VL53L3CX for STM32 Nucleo

      VL53L3CX-SATEL

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      Breakout board with VL53L3CX multi-target detection ToF ranging sensor for easy integration into customer device

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      VL53L3CX-SATEL

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      Breakout board with VL53L3CX multi-target detection ToF ranging sensor for easy integration into customer device

      X-NUCLEO-53L3A2

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      Multi-targets ranging sensor expansion board based on VL53L3CX for STM32 Nucleo

      Imaging Evaluation Boards ST
      X-NUCLEO-53L3A2

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      Multi-targets ranging sensor expansion board based on VL53L3CX for STM32 Nucleo
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      X-CUBE-TOF1

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      Time-of-Flight sensors software expansion for STM32Cube

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      X-CUBE-TOF1

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Package size (mm):

4.4 x 2.4 x 1

Unit Price (US$):

2.27

Country of Origin:

CHINA

VL53L3CXV0DH/1

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

2.27 / 4500

Distributor availability ofVL53L3CXV0DH/1

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 4054 1 Buy from Distributor
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 474 1 Buy from Distributor
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 5336 1 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 53 1 Buy from Distributor
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 4550 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-12-06

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

4054

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

474

Min.Order

1

MOUSER

Stock

5336

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

Farnell Element14

Stock

53

Min.Order

1

ANGLIA Live

Stock

4550

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-12-06

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Package

Optical

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-20

(max)

85

Operating Range Distance (m) (max)

5

Package size (mm)

4.4 x 2.4 x 1

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

2.27 / 4500

Country of Origin

CHINA

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