Here's some stuff Beau has done to illustrate the trig method of laser range finding.
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His diagram talks about using the light to frequency meter (he drafted it for use with Parallax parts, but the TSL3301 will provide a higher resolution result (which is a 102 pixel 8 bit intensity serial output linear sensor)).
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Post Edited (Paul Baker (Parallax)) : 11/2/2006 11:51:46 PM GMT