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Rod Grames commented on Chris Anderson's blog post $30 laser rangefinder!
"While not $30, the new TeraRanger Towers have been getting a bunch of press. The spatial resolution isn't great, but you get 270Hz sample rate! 
Aug 23, 2016
Rod Grames commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A better failsafe: one fifth the size, one fifth the price
"Old thread, but since Garrick was asking where to get these, Acroname still sell's "Jay's" RxMux. And it is only $19 and still 8 channels.
Aug 23, 2016
Rod Grames replied to Cala's discussion Rangefinders: Lidar Lite V2, Lightware, and others, need recommendations in ArduCopter User Group
"The SF33/T might be a better choice for obstacle avoidance. It uses 3 beams instead of one, so you get a wider area of detection. Also, the 3 beam readings are done in parallel, so you get 9k samples per second.…"
Feb 24, 2016