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Velodyne Lidar - Puck Lidar Sensor 1

Puck Lidar Sensor

Compact, Powerful, Intelligent


Velodyne Puck Lidar Sensor’s (previously known as VLP-16) reliability, power efficiency, and surround view make it the ideal solution for affordable low-speed autonomy and driver assistance applications.


The Puck is a small, compact lidar that is optimized for usage across a variety of applications, including automotive, mapping, robotics, security, smart cities, and more.

  • Vertical Resolution: 16 Channels
    Measurement Range: 100 m
    Range Accuracy: Up to ±3 cm
    Field of View (Vertical): +15.0° to -15.0° (30°)
    Angular Resolution (Vertical): 2.0°
    Field of View (Horizontal): 360°
    Angular Resolution (Horizontal/Azimuth): 0.1° – 0.4°
    Rotation Rate: 5 Hz – 20 Hz
    Laser Product Class: Class 1 Eye-safe per IEC 60825-1:2007 & 2014
    Laser Wavelength: 903 nm
    Power Consumption: 8 W
    Operating Voltage: 9 V – 18 V
    Weight: ~830 g
    Environmental Protection: IP67
    Operating Temperature: -10 °C to +60 °C
    Storage Temperature: -40 °C to +105 °C
    3D Lidar Data Points Generated:

    Single Return Mode: ~300,000 Points per Second

    Dual Return Mode: ~600,000 Points per Second

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