VL6180X Time of Flight Distance Sensor

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Categories: Sensors

Introducing the Magical VL6180X Time of Flight Distance Ranging Sensor Module by Lonely Binary - Prepare to be Enchanted!

Calling all wizards and tech enthusiasts! Lonely Binary has conjured up a distance sensor like no other - the VL6180X! This sensor holds a tiny laser source and a matching sensor, ready to work its wizardry in your projects!

Behold the power of "time of flight" detection, where the VL6180X measures how long its laser light takes to bounce back to the sensor. With its narrow light source, it's like having a magic wand that can precisely determine the distance of objects right in front of it!

Unlike sonars with their wide waves, this sensor's 'cone' of sensing is as narrow as a wizard's focus. Say goodbye to linearity problems and 'double imaging' - the VL6180X is the epitome of precision and clarity, knowing exactly how far or near objects are!

The magic doesn't end there! With good ambient conditions, we've witnessed distances of up to 150-200mm - it's like expanding the limits of your magical realm! Plus, the VL6180X includes a lux sensor, adding to its enchanting capabilities.

Fear not, for this sensor is small and easy to use in any robotics or interactive project. With its adaptable power and logic compatibility, the VL6180X is like a versatile spellbook, working with most common microcontrollers or SBCs. Just connect it with two data wires, power, and ground - it speaks the mystical language of I2C!

Embrace the wonders of Lonely Binary's VL6180X Time of Flight Distance Ranging Sensor Module, and let its magic transform your projects. Trust in our brand's enchanting craftsmanship and explore new dimensions of precision and technology. With Lonely Binary, the possibilities are endless - Are you ready to be enchanted?



What’s in the Box

There are 3 pieces in the retail box.
The listing price is for

  • 1 x VL6180X Module



  • Australia Orders over $55 - Your order will enjoy free shipping via Australia Post Standard Shipping Services. 
  • International Orders over $99 - Your order will be posted via Australia Post Air Mail Services. 

Raspberry Pi board / Micro:bit board / NVIDIA board will be excluded; All PCB orders will not enjoy free shipping. Distributors and wholesale orders are not eligible for free shipping.


At this time, LONELY BINARY is an online-only business, with our products available through lonelybinary.com. This allows us to keep the cost down for the customer. Orders cannot be picked up. 


We ship Australia wide to all addresses, including PO Box, Parcel Locker, etc.All Australian orders will be shipped via Australia Post, Courier Please or Fastway Couriers (Aramex). International Orders will be shipped via Australia Post or DHL. Your order will be shipped within one business day after we receive payment, providing the items are in stock.

  • Standard Shipping
    Sent via standard Australia Post stamped letter mail, typically 5-9 business days. No tracking/support available other than confirmation of dispatch.
  • Express Post
    Sent via Australia Post Express Service, Fastway Courier or Courier Please, 1 – 2 business days for metro orders, potentially longer for orders outside of metro zones, with full tracking.

Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.

Shipping costs for international orders vary depending on location and package size, where possible we have kept this to flat rate charges to reduce confusion. International orders are shipped through Australia Post and DHL courier service depending on the most economical at the time. 


Shipping Method via Delivery Area Delivery Time(business day) Tracking No. Weight Limit
DHL Asia 1-2 YES No Limit
western EU 2-3 YES No Limit
eastern EU 3-5 YES No Limit
North America 2-3 YES No Limit
Australia 2-3 YES No Limit
South America 3-5 YES No Limit
South Africa 3-5 YES No Limit


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