[chbot] UNI-T UT390B Laser Range Finder Distance Meter
robin at gilks.org
Thu Jul 10 08:17:26 BST 2014
> Hm, it looks like the laser and sensor are inside the pretty sizeable
> rotating part... is that a good idea? How does it electrically connect
> to the fixed parts? Does anyone know how these perform in terms of wear
> and lifetime expectations? Why not use a rotating mirror instead? Would
> that not be a lot less complicated, and smaller and lighter, too? Or
> does that not work well for 360-degree scanning? Not that I know much
> about these things - I am just intrigued.
Thats what I'm planning to do - I already have bought a broken projector
on TradeMe to get a source of prisms, lenses and mirrors.
Next will be servo, bearings, housing and few other things as I think of
> And for drool factor, check out this range
> - for pricing on these, I would guess just add another zero at the end
> of the RPLIDAR...
> Kind regards,
> On 10/07/2014 3:50 p.m., hamster wrote:
>> I saw this Laser Rangefinder on Seeed yesterday
>> Most probably only useful indoors, and very pricy too, but has a very
>> high drool-factor.
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