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'This is a datasheet report only. This sensor has not yet been tested by anyone in the sensor workshop class as of Jan. 2006.\\
[[~tigoe]]
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''This is a datasheet report only. This sensor has not yet been tested by anyone in the sensor workshop class as of Jan. 2006.\\
[[~tigoe]]''
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'This is a datasheet report only. This sensor has not yet been tested by anyone in the sensor workshop class as of Jan. 2006.\\
[[~tigoe]]
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'''Low-level Outputs (standard): Voltage outputs are 0-5 volt analog levels.'''\\
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'''Low-level Outputs (standard): Voltage outputs are 0-5 volt analog levels.'''
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The range of outputs:\\
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(standard with HSIF board) 18 - 50000 Hz, 0.5V peak to peak square wave signal

'''Low-level Outputs (standard): Voltage
outputs are 0-5 volt analog levels.'''
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(standard with HSIF board) 18 - 50000 Hz, '''0.5V peak to peak square wave signal'''

'''
Low-level Outputs (standard): Voltage outputs are 0-5 volt analog levels.'''\\
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The range of outputs:
'''Pulse Width Output''' Uncalibrated range output on power/signal cable
(standard with HSIF board) 18 - 50000 Hz, 0.5V peak to peak square wave signal

'''Low-level Outputs (standard): Voltage
outputs are 0-5 volt analog levels.'''
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Data Sheet summary. Assignment 2.
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Data Sheet summary.
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Data Sheet summary
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Data Sheet summary. Assignment 2.
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By Stephen Schaum Fall 2005 ITP
Data Sheet summary
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http://itp.nyu.edu/physcomp/sensors/uploads/Reports/AR4000_250px.jpeg
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http://itp.nyu.edu/physcomp/sensors/uploads/Reports/AR4000_250px.jpeg
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!AccuRange 4000 laser range finder
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!!!AccuRange 4000 laser range finder


I chose this sensor because it could be used as a spatial scanner. Check out this paper(http://robotics.jpl.nasa.gov/tasks/tmr/papers/LaserRangefinderPaper0900.pdf).
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-->I chose this sensor because it could be used as a spatial scanner. Check out this paper(http://robotics.jpl.nasa.gov/tasks/tmr/papers/LaserRangefinderPaper0900.pdf).
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-->Analog signals (optional);->4-20 mA current loop installed internally, configurable zero and set points.
-->Pulse Width Output:-> Uncalibrated range output on power/signal cable,
--->18-50000 Hz, 0.5V peak to peak square wave signal
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->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[(http://)www.globalspec.com]][[(http://)appliedmicrosystems.com]]
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->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[(http://)www.globalspec.com]], [[(http://)www.appliedmicrosystems.com]]
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->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[(http://)www.globalspec.com]][[(http://)appliedmicrosystems.com]]
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->'''Cloud height sensors''': [http://)[www.vaisala.com]]
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': [[http://)www.edoceramics.com]]
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': [[http://)www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml]]
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: [[http://)www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost]]
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[http://)www.globalspec.com]]
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': [[http://)www.coastalenvironmental.com]]
->'''Laser& color sensors''': [[http://)www.micro-epsilon.com]]
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':[[http://)www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm]]
->'''Also''': [[http://)http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf]]
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->'''Cloud height sensors''': [(http://)[www.vaisala.com]]
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': [[(http://)www.edoceramics.com]]
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': [[(http://)www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml]]
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: [[(http://)www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost]]
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[(http://)www.globalspec.com]]
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': [[(http://)www.coastalenvironmental.com]]
->'''Laser& color sensors''': [[(http://)www.micro-epsilon.com]]
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':[[(http://)www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm]]
->'''Also''': [[http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf]]
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': [(http://)www.videredesign.com]]
->'''Wind sensors''': [[http://)www.skyview.co.uk]]
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': [[(http://)www.videredesign.com]]
->'''Wind sensors''': [[(http://)www.skyview.co.uk]]
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': [[www.videredesign.com]]
->'''Wind sensors''': [[www.skyview.co.uk]]
->'''Cloud height sensors''': [[www.vaisala.com]]
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': [[www.edoceramics.com]]
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': [[www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml]]
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: [[www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost]]
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[www.globalspec.com]]
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': [[www.coastalenvironmental.com]]
->'''Laser& color sensors''': [[www.micro-epsilon.com]]
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':[[www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm]]
->'''Also''': [[http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf]]
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': [(http://)www.videredesign.com]]
->'''Wind sensors''': [[http://)www.skyview.co.uk]]
->'''Cloud height sensors''': [http://)[www.vaisala.com]]
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': [[http://)www.edoceramics.com]]
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': [[http://)www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml]]
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: [[http://)www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost]]
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[http://)www.globalspec.com]]
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': [[http://)www.coastalenvironmental.com]]
->'''Laser& color sensors''': [[http://)www.micro-epsilon.com]]
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':[[http://)www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm]]
->'''Also''': [[http://)http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf]]
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': www.videredesign.com
->'''Wind sensors''': www.skyview.co.uk
->'''Cloud height sensors''': www.vaisala.com
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': www.edoceramics.com
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':www.globalspec.com
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': www.coastalenvironmental.com
->'''Laser& color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm
->'''Also''': http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': [[www.videredesign.com]]
->'''Wind sensors''': [[www.skyview.co.uk]]
->'''Cloud height sensors''': [[www.vaisala.com]]
->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': [[www.edoceramics.com]]
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': [[www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml]]
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: [[www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost]]
->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':[[www.globalspec.com]]
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': [[www.coastalenvironmental.com]]
->'''Laser& color sensors''': [[www.micro-epsilon.com]]
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':[[www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm]]
->'''Also''': [[http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf]]
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-->ASCII -> Calibrated output: 3-6 bytes; CR,LF terminated?\\
'' this means that the sensor sends 3=6 bytes of data to represent the calibrated output, and finishes each reading with a carriage return (ASCII 13) and a linefeed (ASCII 10). Since it uses LF and CR, you can probably assume that the output value is also ASCII-encoded too. In other words, you're not getting a raw value, but a string of characters, e.g. "123.45". What's the range of the output, and in what units? -[[~tigoe]]''
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''FF terminated means it uses an ASCII Form Feed character (ASCII 12) -[[~tigoe]]''
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->'''Also''': http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2301EN.pdf
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So the question is how to get a lower price spatial scanning system with the a similar range...hack range finding binoculars? Sonic imaging?
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So the question is how to get a lower price spatial scanning system with a similar range...Hack some range finding binoculars? Sonic imaging?
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->'''And the price is last:$3495'''
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->'''And the price is last:$3495'''
So the question is how to get a lower price spatial scanning system with the a similar range...hack range finding binoculars? Sonic imaging?
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**0.2 samples/sec. or sample on request
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**0.2 samples/sec. or sample on request


->'''And the price is last:$3495'''
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-> A serires of input configurations such as:
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-> A series of input configurations such as:
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->'''Outputs''':
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'''Outputs''':
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###enable/diable serial data output
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###enable/disable serial data output
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-->ASCII -> Calibrated output: 3-6 bytes; CR,LF terminated?
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->'''Minimum''':
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->'''Sample rates (max)''': **Serial output: 700 HZ
**Analog Output:1000 Hz
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->'''Sample rates (max)''':
**Serial output: 700 HZ
**Analog Output:1000 Hz
**High speed interface: 50,000 Hz
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**Analog Output:1000 Hz
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###Set min or max valid amplitude
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###Set min or max valid amplitude

'''Specifications''':
->'''Laser''': 780nm,class IIIb
->'''Range''': 54ft. (16.5m)
->'''Accuracy''': 0.1in. (2.5mm)to 85% diffuse relectance?
->'''Sensor principle''': modulated beam, time-of-flight
->'''laser power''': 8mW
->'''Sensor power''': +5-6 V D.C.
->'''Weight''': 22oz.
->'''Sample rates (max)''': **Serial output: 700 HZ
->**Analog Output:1000 Hz
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->Purple-> Amplitude (0-5V) (out)

'''Inputs''':
-> A serires of input configurations such as:
###enable/diable serial data output
###set baud rate
###set seial data output to ASCII or Binary
###Set analog Output between calibrated or uncalibrated
###Set min or max valid amplitude
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->It comes with two cables: one for the power or signal the other for serial data.
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->Orange->Heater Power,+5 to +6V (4A) (In)
->Brown-> Heater Return
->Yellow-> Temperature (0-5V) (out)
->Blue-> Pulse or Current (0-5v) (out)
->Green-> Ambient Light (0-5V) (out)
->Purple-> Amplitude (0-5V) (out
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->Red-> Power +5v to +6v(400mA) (In)
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-->ASCII -> Calibrated output: 3-6 bytes; cr,lf terminated?
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Low-level outputs: 8 bytes;fff terminated

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-->ASCII %center% Calibrated output: 3-6 bytes; cr,lf terminated?
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'''Standard Cabling''':
->Red->Power +5v to +6v(400mA)
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-->Sensor data cables are ended with a DB-9 connector for use with a PC.
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-->Sensor data cables are ended with a DB-9 connector for use with a PC, and can be ordered with a current loop, RS-422, RS-485 or puse-width outputs.
->'''SerialOutputs''':
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->'''Standard''': RS-232 serial output.
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->The AR4000 is an optical distance measuring sensor with a range of 54 feet and an accuracy of 0.1 inches. It opporates by sending a collimnated laser beam to a target surface and from which it is sent back to the unit and collected by laser sensors inside. Distance is measured by the time it takes for the lasers to return th the rangefinde.
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->'''Summary''':

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The AR4000 is an optical distance measuring sensor with a range of 54 feet and an accuracy of 0.1 inches. It opporates by sending a collimnated laser beam to a target surface and from which it is sent back to the unit and collected by laser sensors inside. Distance is measured by the time it takes for the lasers to return to the rangefinder or "time-of-flight" principle. It translates this information with a patented range-to frequency conversion principle.The use of reflective tape increases the range.

->'''Outputs''':
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The AR4000 is an optical distance measuring sensor with a range of 54 feet and an accuracy of 0.1 inches. It oporates by sending a collimnated laser beam to a target surface and from which it is sent back to the unit and collected by laser sensors inside. Distance is measured by the time it takes for the lasers to return th the rangefinde.
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->The AR4000 is an optical distance measuring sensor with a range of 54 feet and an accuracy of 0.1 inches. It opporates by sending a collimnated laser beam to a target surface and from which it is sent back to the unit and collected by laser sensors inside. Distance is measured by the time it takes for the lasers to return th the rangefinde.
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The AR4000 is an optical distance measuring sensor with a range of 54 feet and an accuracy of 0.1 inches. It oporates by sending a collimnated laser beam to a target surface and from which it is sent back to the unit and collected by laser sensors inside. Distance is measured by the time it takes for the lasers to return th the rangefinde.
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->'''Also another paper on range sensing (withou optics!)''':
www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm
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->'''Also another paper on range sensing (without optics)''':www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm
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->'''Laser& color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
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->'''Laser& color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
->'''Also another paper on range sensing (withou optics!)''':
www.swallow.co.uk/range/range1.htm


-> Now, back to the AccuRange 4000:
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->'''spherical transducers for use in sonar''': www.edoceramics.com
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->'''Spherical transducers for use in sonar''': www.edoceramics.com
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->'''Kind of sensor homepage''':www.globalspec.com
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->'''laser&color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
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->'''Laser& color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
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->'''Stereo vision cameras'''': www.videredesign.com
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->'''Stereo vision cameras''': www.videredesign.com
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->'''spherical transducers for use in sonar''': wwww.edoceramics.com
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->'''spherical transducers for use in sonar''': www.edoceramics.com
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-->I chose this sensor because it could be used as a spatial scanner. Other interesting sensors are:
*Stereo vision cameras: www.videredesign.com
*Wind sensors; www
.skyview.co.uk
*Cloud height
sensors: wwww.valsala.com
*spherical transducers for use in sonar
: wwww.edoceramics.com
*Three
-axis earth's magnetic field sensors: www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml
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-->I chose this sensor because it could be used as a spatial scanner. Check out this paper(http://robotics.jpl.nasa.gov/tasks/tmr/papers/LaserRangefinderPaper0900.pdf).

Other interesting
sensors and sites are:
->'''Stereo vision cameras'''': www.videredesign.com
->'''Wind sensors''': www.skyview.co.uk
->'''Cloud height sensors''': www.vaisala.com
->'''spherical transducers for use in sonar''': wwww.edoceramics.com
->'''Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors''': www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml
->'''Seismometer'''-build your own: www.infiltec.com/seismo/#cost
->www.globalspec.com
->'''Ocean wave sensors''': www.coastalenvironmental.com
->'''laser&color sensors''': www.micro-epsilon.com
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-->!AccuRange 4000 laser range finder
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!AccuRange 4000 laser range finder

-->I chose this sensor because it could be used as a spatial scanner. Other interesting sensors are:
*Stereo vision cameras: www.videredesign.com
*Wind sensors; www.skyview.co.uk
*Cloud height sensors: wwww.valsala.com
*spherical transducers for use in sonar: wwww.edoceramics.com
*Three-axis earth's magnetic field sensors: www.pacificsites.com/~brook/sensors.shtml
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-->!AccuRange 4000 laser range finder