#198 Laser Speed Gun Project with Range Finder and ESP32 (Distance Meter)

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Laser range sensors can measure long distances with high precision. Today we try to build not only such a range sensor. We want to use it also as laser speed gun. Will it better than our radar sensor?

In video #181 we tried to measure speed using a cheap radar sensor. This project is still in the lab, and I expect an update in the next month or so. In the meantime, I started experimenting with another technology we already encountered in video #119: Time of Flight sensors used in LIDAR systems. This was one of my longtime wishes, and it became reachable when I saw these new rangefinder modules pop up on AliExpress. They have no display but a digital interface. Exactly what we need for our hack.

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Golf Range Finder: HTML Code:
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#198 Laser Speed Gun Project with Range Finder and ESP32 (Distance Meter) #198 Laser Speed Gun Project with Range Finder and ESP32  (Distance Meter) Reviewed by Unknown on April 28, 2018 Rating: 5