OPS242-A Doppler Short Range Radar Sensor


OPS242-A Short Range Radar Sensor

The OPS242-A provides a simple radar sensor solution that can quickly and easily detect and report motion, speed, and direction for objects in its field of view.  A simple API enables a flexible solution that can be tailored for different applications.  Full FCC/IC modular certification lowers development cost and time.

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OPS242-A Short Range Radar Sensor

The OPS242-A is complete short-range Doppler radar sensor providing motion detection, speed, and direction reporting.  All radar signal processing is done on board and a simple API reports the processed data.  Flexible control over the reporting format, sample rate, and module power levels is provided.  The sensor has full FCC/IC modular approval, lower cost and speeding development time for integrating into systems.

The OPS242-A module can be connected to any Smart USB host (Raspberry Pi, Android device supporting OTG, PC or Mac) to enable an IoT sensor.  Depending on the USB host’s ability, further processing and/or communication to the cloud can be performed for further data analysis or networked action.


  • 1-25m (3-82’) detection range
  • Full FCC/IC modular certification
  • Speed reporting up to 138mph (222kmh)
  • Speed accurate to within 1mph (1.6kmh)
  • Direction reporting (Inbound/Outbound)
  • Wide 76° beam width (-3 dBm)
  • USB interface
  • Simple API control
  • 1.4W Active power, 0.6W Idle power
  • Small form factor 40 x 54 x 12 mm, 10g


  • Traffic Monitoring
  • Drone Collision Avoidance
  • Robotic Control
  • IoT Sensor

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 2 in

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