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Full-featured python library for Slamtec RPLIDAR series

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PyRPlidar PyPI - Python Version PyPI MIT License



PyRPlidar is a python library for Slamtec RPLIDAR series.

  • Supports all series (A1, A2 and A3)
  • Implement all features of the device
  • Simple code & Easy to use
  • Use generator pattern (for performance)


$ pip install pyrplidar

Example Code

from pyrplidar import PyRPlidar

lidar = PyRPlidar()
lidar.connect(port="/dev/ttyUSB0", baudrate=256000, timeout=3)
# Linux   : "/dev/ttyUSB0"
# MacOS   : "/dev/cu.SLAB_USBtoUART"
# Windows : "COM5"

info = lidar.get_info()
print("info :", info)

health = lidar.get_health()
print("health :", health)

samplerate = lidar.get_samplerate()
print("samplerate :", samplerate)

scan_modes = lidar.get_scan_modes()
print("scan modes :")
for scan_mode in scan_modes:



This library implement full specifications on the protocol documentation of Slamtec.

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