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SF11/C (100 m)

The iconic long-standing above ground altitude sensor
End of life, October 31 2024

$329.00 excl. Taxes

6 in stock (can be backordered)


AGL (above ground level), Terrain following, Autonomous take-off and landing, Profiling vehicle shapes
The range you need

100 meter microLiDAR®
The SF11/C is easy to use for measuring above ground level up to 100 meters

Solid support

Autopilot compatibility
This microLiDAR® sensor can easily be integrated with the PX4, Ardupilot, Arduino, or Raspberry Pi

Reduced complexity

Plug and play
The SF11/C was the first microLiDAR® sensor to offer advanced user-friendliness and simplicity

SF11/C (100 m)


SF11/C (100 m)



905 nm

LiDAR type

Single beam


0.2 … 100 m / 0.6 … 328 ft

Update rate

20 readings per second

Signal processing

First pulse only


29.96 g / 1.06 oz


30 mm x 56 mm x 50 mm / 1.2″ x 2.2″ x 2″


USB, Serial UART and I2C (3.3 V TTL, 5 V tolerant)


PX4, ArduPilot, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and LW Studio
Need a LiDAR you can trust?
This is the one.

If you need a solution that integrates into your diverse platforms and has proven its reliability, look no further than the SF11/C. It integrates with PX4, Ardupilot, Arduino, or Raspberry Pi. Its legacy shines through user-friendly operation, as the pioneering plug-and-play design of the SF11/C reduces complexity without sacrificing performance.


Measures 0.2 to 100 m / 0.6 to 328 ft, even in bright sunlight conditions. Maximum range achieved on targets with 70% reflectivity.


Offers an update rate of 20 readings per second while processing a much higher sampling rate, to provide stable and reliable readings.

In the box

SF11/C microLiDAR® sensor and a communications cable.


SF11/C (100 m)


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$11.95 excl. Taxes

SF11, SF30 & SF45 micro USB cable

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SF11 & SF30 aluminium stand kit

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SF11, SF30 & SF45 communications cable

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Customer reviews

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  1. E

    Added this to a proof of concept project hexacopter build. Easy to add to my Cube flight controller using I2C. One setting later and I have a drone that will maintain absolute height AGL without pilot intervention.

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  2. A

    Have used hundreds of these over the last few years for drones. Have proven reliable and accurate.

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  3. A

    SF11/C (100 m) を 毎回、リピートで購入しています。 良い商品です。

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  4. A

    Great products; great service; great company.

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  5. U

    Great product; great service; great team! Seamless; flawless performance of the rangefinder; used for UAV.

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