TOF Distance Sensor Wireling


Whisker Kickstarter Item

Note: This item is currently only available on Kickstarter, it will be for sale on our site after the Kickstarter is complete and rewards have been fulfilled


This Wireling features a VL53L0X Infrared Time-of-Flight sensor, most often used for distance detection between 2cm and 2m! 



    VL53L0X Time-of-Flight Sensor Specs

    • Fully integrated miniature module
      • 940 nm laser VCSEL
      • VCSEL driver
      • Ranging sensor with advanced embedded micro controller
    • Fast, accurate distance ranging
      • Measures absolute range up to 2m
      • Reported range is independent of the target reflectance
      • Advanced embedded optical cross-talk compensation to simplify cover glass selection
    • Eye safe
    • I²C
      • Compatible with 400 kHz (FAST mode)
      • Address: 0x52

    TinyDuino Power Requirements

    • Voltage: 3.0V - 5.5V 
    • Current:
      • Hardware Standby: 5uA
      • Software Standby: 6uA
      • Timed Ranging Inter Measurement: 16uA
      • Active Ranging Average Consumption: 19mA

    Pins Used

    • A5/SCL - I²C Serial Clock line
    • A4/SDA - I²C Serial Data line


    • 10mm x 10mm (.393 inches x .393 inches)
    • Max Height (from the lower bottom of Wirelingto upper top Wireling Connector): 3.70mm (0.15 inches)
    • Weight: 1 gram (.04 ounces)


    • You can also use this Wireling without the TinyDuino – modifying the connecting cable by removing the opposite connector and stripping/tinning the wires, you can solder the connector cable to any other microcontroller board of your choice!   


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