Photo of PLS-100

We use this sensor mainly for collision avoidance.

This device measures distance by TOF from 4 cm up to 80 m, guaranteed range of 4 m (at a black lether target), accuracy is 5cm, it is eye-safe (IEC Class 1) and takes a 180 degree scan in 20 ms, total 25 scans a second, angle resolution is 0.5 degree (361 points per scan). This device is built in a industrial IP65 case.

Typical PLS-Scan:
(Robot position marked by red triangle, range readings by blue points; distance grid (green) indicates steps of 1 m)

Scan PLS-100

SICK Optic-Electronic, Inc.
Post Office Box 310
D-79177 Waldkirch
tel: +49 7681 202 0
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