LS53L1BT Bluetooth Distance Sensor

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New Bluetooth module based on SPBTLE-1S from STMicroelectronics

It contains a Time-of-Flight VL53L1X  and a MEMS LIS2DH12TR.

Warning : Cover glass NOT included!

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This board uses the Certified module SPBTLE-1S , a MEMS LIS2DH12TR and a time-of-Flight VL53L1X. Three components from STMicroelectronics.
It provide also LED for the advertisement. The SPBTLE-1S is able to read external temperature and Battery voltage level by using the internal ADC1. 
Click here for the Datasheet : SPBTLE-1S Datasheet

Very low power application processor module for Bluetooth® Low Energy v4.2


Bluetooth v4.2 compliant

 Supports master and slave modes

 Multiple roles supported simultaneously

 High performance, ultra-low power Cortex-M0 32-bit based architecture core

 Programmable embedded 160 KB Flash

 24 KB embedded RAM with data retention

 Interfaces:

 1 x UART, 2 x I²C, 1xSPI, 14 x GPIO, 2 x multifunction timer, 10-bit ADC, Watchdog & RTC, DMA controller, PDM stream processor, SWD debug Interface

 Bluetooth radio performance:

 Max Tx power: + 5 dBm

 Excellent link reliability

 On-board chip antenna

 Small form factor: 11.5 mm x 13.5 mm

 Complemented with Bluetooth low energy protocol stack library (GAP, GATT, SM, L2CAP, LL)

 AES security co-processor

 Bluetooth low energy SDK with wide range of profile available

 Certifications:

 EU (RED) Type certificat

    FCC, IC modular approval certification

 SRRC Chinese Certification

 BT SIG End Product QDID

 Pre-programmed UART bootloader

 Operating supply voltage: from 1.7 to 3.6 V

 Operating temperature range: -40 °C to 85 °C


Internet of Things

 Smart Home

 Building and Industrial Automation

 Smart Lighting

 Remote and access control

 Fitness, wellness and sports

 Consumer medical

 Security and proximity

 Assisted living

 PC and smart phone peripherals

Technical specifications

The board supports different communications protocols for data acquisition and control, hence is adaptable to any application. You can program it by using STMicroelectronics BlueNRG-1 software that you can find here:

Characteristics summary

Name Info
Laser sensor reference VL53L1X 
BT module reference SPBTLE-1S
MEMS reference LISDH12TR
Laser Class 1 (IEC 60825-1:2014 - 3rd edition)
Distance range 3cm-400cm
Control/Data Interface BT, UART, I2C, GPIO, ADC
I/O power level 3V5
Board Power supply 2V8 - 3V5
Board dimension (lxL) in mm 33.53x24.77
Embedded firmware Yes : beacon example

Getting started:

1.  Connect the LS53L1BT to power supply with a coin cell 2032 3.3v or provide 3.3v in the right pins   
2.  Use a Free Beacon Android software
3.  Observe the distance values sent by the VL53L1X

Coverglass for this product:


Adapter to Program easily the LS53L1BT with the STLink -> LS53L1BT-STLink-AKIT

Example Code:

Link to Example Code will be sent after you buy the board

ls53l1bt code example

This product is for evaluation purpose only; not FCC approved for resale