LIDAR manual

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LIDAR manual

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Does anybody have a lidar manual I can review? Any manufacture will do as I just want to see how it works.

Does lidar measure distance/length?
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L.I.D.A.R. Light Detection And Ranging. Speed is calculated by time of flight...A pulse of light goes out at a known speed, a timer is started...a portion of the beam is returned to the source and the time is stopped. Knowing how long the pulse of light has been gone will give you a distance. Two pulses can be compared to calculate a speed. This process happens many times to keep calculating speed.


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Unread post by jsherk on

Okay so it is a time calculation!

Does read out it show you the distance as well as the speed? Or speed only?
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It will show the distance as well as the speed. The distance, however, is not an essential element and is not always recorded by the officer.


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I don't think a manual would have helped anyway. The one I'm looking st doesn't say how it works, just how to use the product.
How it works is taught in class.






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