RP Lidar S3 model.

The Slamtec RPlidar S3 is a 360° laser range scanner for indoor and outdoor application.

It has a working range of up to 40m with low reflectivity at up to 15m and captures up to 32 000 samples per seconds.

Modulo Kinetic also supports the Slamtec RPlidar A3, a triangulation LiDAR with a working range of 25m and a sample rate of 16 000 samples/sec.


Property Default Description
Name RPLidar User-friendly name.
Enable ON Activate to enable the device.
Run at startup ON Activate to enable the device at Kinetic startup.
Baudrate 1000000 Data transmission rate for serial connection
Port 0 Insert the serial port used by the device (1, 2, etc.). Check your Device Manager to know which COM Port is being used by your device.
Minimum points to create a Cluster 2 A cluster is a group of close points which have a position that will be tracked . This setting can help to reduce noise.
Cluster Expiration Time (ms) 300 Time before a cluster is dropped when it is not detected anymore.
Maximum Clustering Distance (mm) 50 Threshold for points close together to be considered as one cluster.
Tracking Move Threshold (mm) 2 Threshold under which movement is not considered movement but eliminated as noise.
Maximum Matching Distance (mm) 600 Threshold over which a cluster can’t be matched as being the same cluster after a movement.
Process noise covariance (mm) 1.0 Error expected on position evaluation.
Measure noise covariance (mm) 25.0 Error expected on position measurement.
Positioning Algorithm Centroid Method to describe the position of a cluster.
Bounding Box OFF Enable bounding box.

Task action

Action Description
Enable device Enable the device
Disable device Disable the device
Start motor Start RPLidar motor
Stop motor Stop RPLidar motor
Start scan Start laser scan
Start scan express Start an express scan
Stop scan Stop laser scan
Get info Get laser info
Get health Get laser state
Get sample rate Get laser sample rate
Core reset Reset the device

Task trigger

This device has no actions that can trigger a Task.

Digimap trigger



Action Description
Detected Cluster Position Receive detected clustered points by the device

User interface

This device has no actions that can be launched from the UI designer.

Device information:

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