After our previous dissection of the Hokuyo URG-04LX-UG01 laser scanner, Travis from Hizook requested a dissection of a Hokuyo UTM model scanner.
This is a really nice laser. It provides 2D planar laser scans with a 270° field of view and maximum range of over 30 meters at a 40Hz update frequency. It can be yours for only $5590.00.
So lets look at what you get inside for that kind of money.
Let's just say that I am not particularly fond of those little standoffs.
I wonder what is inside those Swiss Ranger 3D time-of-flight cameras. They wouldn't have used screws if it wasn't meant to be disassembled right?