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LightWare SF02/F (50 meter)

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LightWare SF02 F R366.jpg

LightWare SF02/F (50 meter)


by LightWare Optoelectronics

The LightWare SF02/F is a lightweight laser rangefinder that provides fast and accurate distance measurements. It is ideal for use in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), radio-controlled aircraft and robots. 

SKU# R366-SF02-F

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The SF02/F module comprises all the necessary optical and electronic components along with embedded software for a pulsed laser, time-of-flight (TOF), distance measuring instrument. Its configurable features and standard hardware interfaces make the SF02/F an easy to understand module that can be used in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), radio-controlled aircraft and robots. Digital and analog interface ports make the SF02/F the ideal module for people who like to experiment.  

Laser safety is an important issue to all users of laser rangefinders. Please take note of the warning information shown in the manuals and on the stickers that go with every LRF. All LightWare rangefinder products are Class 1M or Class 1, eye safe.


  • A laser-based rangefinder module suitable for many applications including; UAV altimeter, liquid level sensing, granular materials level sensing, speed detection, obstacle avoidance and motion sensing.
  • Accurately measures the distance to natural surfaces and objects up to 50 meters, even in bright sunlight.
  • Measures distance at 32 readings per second.
  • Includes digital and analog interfaces with programmable capabilities.
  • Easy to configure using the built-in menus and LightWare’s Terminal software.
  • Low power consumption for longer battery life.
  • Robust and reliable.
  • Not affected by wind, changes in barometric pressure, noise, ambient light, terrain or air temperature.
  • Fully calibrated and ready for use.


LightWare Terminal Software Download

Copter Pixhawk Interface Instructions

LightWare SF02 Manual - Rev 11

LightWare Nominal Beam Pattern Chart


Weight 69g
Range 0-50m (natural targets)
Resolution 1cm
Update rate 32 readings per second
Accuracy +/-(0.1 + 1%)m
Outputs & interfaces Analog, serial and digital
Power supply voltage 6.5V-9.0V or 5.0V +/- 0.5VDC
Power supply current 150mA (maximum)
Laser power 14W (peak), 6mW (average), Class 1M
Dimensions 27 x 59 x 86mm
Operating temperature 0-40 degrees C
Approvals FDA 1430677-000 (2014/08)
Mounting 4 x M3 (3.2mm diameter)
Lens material Acrylic
Connections Screw terminal: 0.1 in. pitch header