Benewake TF-Luna LIDAR Distance Sensor 8m UART

₹2,499.00 ₹ 2117.8 + 381.2 GST
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This is a low cost Single Point Lidar Sensor that can sense obstacles up to 8m with a resolution of 1cm. Comes with UART Output and can be directly connected to Microcontrollers and PLC. 

Lidar stands for “Light Detection and Ranging.” It is an active remote sensing technology, that measures the time it takes for each laser pulse to bounce back from an obstacle to calculate the distance.

TF-Luna is a single-point ranging LiDAR based on the ToF (time of flight) principle. It is designed for level detection, with a 8m detection range and cm-level detection accuracy. The sensor manages the distance calculation and directly outputs the readings through UART. The host microcontroller can read the distance value with no processing required. This makes is plug and play, easy and simple to integrate with existing systems.

The sensor is capable of outputting up to 250 reading per second. It can detect points up to 8m with an accuracy of 1%. The sensor comes with a narrow FoV of 2°.

It operates on 5V and can connect to a microcontroller, PLC, computer through UART interface. Please go through the development manual under the Technical Details Tab for the detailed commands and responses by the sensor.

Benewake also provides a GUI software to test and use the sensor. The software can display live sensor reading, log readings and also debug messages. Use this software as a plug and play option to test and evaluate the sensor for your application.


  • Operating Voltage: 5V DC
  • Communication: UART (suitable for upto 2m cables. Use model with CAN/other output for longer distance)
  • Distance range up to 8 meters
  • Has higher Accuracy of up to 1cm resolution
  • High frame rate of 250Hz (uptoo 250 readings every second)
  • Narrow FoV of 2° suitable for point detection
  • Light weight <=5g, suitable for scenarios with strict load requirements
  • Low power consumption,≤0.35W, suitable for battery-powered or low power consumption scenarios
  • Small size 35mm*21.25mm*13.5mm easy to install and integrate
  • Low-cost ranging LiDAR module


  • Can be used along with microcontroller/PLC/Computer to detect obstacle at high speeds
  • Industrial Distance Sensing Applications
  • Agriculture Applications - Soil Level, Perimeter Security, Tank level, etc
  • Construction
  • Robot navigation and obstacle avoidance
  • Navigation and obstacle avoidance of home robots/ robot vacuum cleaners
  • Industrial Production/ Assembling Line Detection
  • Robot Obstacle avoidance, edge avoidance, etc
  • UAV Anti-collision, Auto landing, Height fixing / Distance keeping, Terrain following/mapping
  • Tank Level Measurement
  • Intelligent parking detection
  • Crane safety operations
  • Vehicle position sensing
  • Vehicle detection for barrier gate control
  • Auxiliary focus
  • Elevator projection

Package Includes:

1 x TF-LUNA LiDAR Distance Sensor with Cable

The pictures shown here are for illustration purposes only.

Schematics of ToF Principle:

Schematics of ToF Principle

More Information
Technical Details


Parameter Description
Model TF-Luna
Frame Rate 1-250Hz
Distance Range 8m
Field of View (Fov)
Operating Temperature -20℃~ 60 ℃
Communication Interface UART/I²C


TF Luna Dimensions

Communication Interface:

Communication Interface

Max Range (m)8m
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