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|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 10-13-2015    |

Welcome to the review of the Design Cycle Guide. This article provides the summary of each of the phases with links to the respective articles for more detailed information.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 10-22-2015    |

Welcome to a ninth article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, we want to continue working with you on future projects where our products and services can help make you be successful. Additionally, we want to hear about other businesses that you feel can benefit from our services.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 09-25-2015    |

Welcome to a eighth article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, is the time when you are able to help us improve your experience in the future. We want to know how everything went. What was good, where can we improve, and how did our products and service accomplish your goals.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 09-17-2015    |

Welcome to a seventh article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, vendor lead times are confirmed, payment is received, product shipment scheduled, and production starts.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 09-10-2015    |

Welcome to a sixth article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, we collaborate and finalize the desired deliveries, audit lead times, communicate the feasibility to meet the requirements, and finally issue a scheduled quote of the purchase order.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 09-02-2015    |

Welcome to a fifth article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, the NRE project and feasibility studies begin, testing increases in scale, and testing repeats until success is determined.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 08-07-2015    |

Welcome to a fourth article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, we provide the recommended options for success based on your needs. Additionally, we further discuss any potential specific application needs. After product selection takes place, the quoting process beings.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 07-28-2015    |

Welcome to a third article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. During this phase, we share information about our mutual businesses and goals, present our process for doing business, and review and discuss any legal requirements.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 07-21-2015    |

Welcome to a second article of the series that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. This article walks through the process of developing a mutual understanding of your application vision, specific requirements and sensor needs.

|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 07-15-2015    |

Welcome to a series of articles that walks you through the complete process of integrating an ultrasonic sensor into your application. These articles are packed with valuable information and tips to help you complete a successful ultrasonic sensor implementation.

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     Date Posted: 07-08-2015    |

MaxBotix® utilizes ultrasonic technology to provide ranging solutions for your various applications. The use of ultrasonic technology enables you to detect objects despite their visual characteristics.

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     DatePosted: 06-30-2015     |

MaxBotix® offers a number of sensors with 10 meter ranging capability to meet the needs of many long range sensing application. MaxBotix® continually works to press these limits by pursuing new technologies.

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     Date Posted: 06-16-2015    |

MaxBotix Inc., attended the Sensors Expo June 9-11, 2015, in Long Beach, CA. Thank you to all who stopped by our booth to share in the passion for the industry. We returned home with renewed excitement about new product ideas and new relationships!

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     Date Posted: 06-08-2015    |

When you use a rugged WR sensor from MaxBotix® Inc., the sensor pin out is exposed allowing you to attach wires and equipment to the sensor. While leaving the pin out open provides greater flexibility in how you choose to connect to the sensors, it can leave the sensors exposed to the weather in some applications. For users that want to purchase a fully sealed sensor, the wire attach option is a great choice.

|     Written By: Nicole Smith     |     Date Posted: 05-27-2015    |

When choosing an ultrasonic sensor it is very important to be aware of the surrounding environment. This is a key factor and the first consideration when selecting a sensor. This requires looking around the environment that your sensor will be exposed to which can be as simple as the outdoor elements or as complicated as the type of people or animals that will be in the environment with the sensor.

|     Written By: Cody Carlson     |     Date Posted: 05-14-2015     |
MaxBotix Inc., is once again attending the Sensors Expo & Conference which is the longest running event in the industry featuring tomorrow's innovative technologies. This year it is in Long Beach, California, June 9 –11, 2015. Look for our signature banner which displays a number of common sensor applications. Check out our interactive display featuring the HRLV line with its superior sensing technology. Visit us at Booth 612 near the main entrance. See you there!
|     Written By: Scott Wielenberg     |     Date Posted: 03-12-2015     |
Sometimes when using an ultrasonic sensor, users experience detection of unwanted objects that appear outside the expected beam pattern. These types of detections are the result of reflectors present in the environment. Corner reflectors can be surprisingly small, yet present a large reflection back to the sensor.

Certain objects are prone to causing corner reflections. A corner reflector is two flat surfaces joining together to create a 90° angle. A half circle also acts as a similar reflector. Illustration 1 shows two examples of corner reflectors.

Some examples of common corner reflectors follow: a book shelf along a wall, a curb in a parking lot, a 1/2” wide seam in a concrete floor, internal bracing in a bin, or the inside corner of a doorway in a narrow hall. Each of these examples can create a corner reflector that may cause unwanted detections.

|     Written By: Tom Bonar     |     DatePosted: 12-18-2014     |
Merry Christmas and a world of good wishes to our customers, vendors, distributors, and our staff! One of the joys of this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish you the very best for the new year. Our sincere thanks for your loyalty and goodwill throughout the year.

Holiday Closure

MaxBotix Inc., will be closed for the Christmas holiday starting Tuesday, December 23rd at 5:00pm CST. We will return for normal business operations on Friday, January 2nd at 8:00am CST.

|     Written By: Janice Wielenberg & Roshael Hanna     |     DatePosted: 11-25-2014     |
The MB8450 Car Detection Sensor is a USB ultrasonic proximity sensor with a True/False output, an optional range output, and an IP67 rating for use in outdoor environments. This sensor detects cars in a variety of installations such as: drive thru ATMs, fast‑food restaurants, pharmacies, smart parking meters, or outdoor parking garages. The user can integrate multiple sensors into one system without sensor-to-sensor interference.

MB8450 sensors can be used to enhance the customer experience, such as giving an automated greeting shortly after their arrival, or by automatically notifying staff and triggering a sales order.

 
Author: Cody Carlson  Date: 08-02-2016
Raspberry Pi 2 board MaxSonar sensors offer a variety of outputs including TTL serial data. This tutorial guides you through the process of setting up your Raspberry Pi 3 with a MaxBotix sensor. Click here for full article.
Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-26-2016
Full Horn Housing MaxBotix offers an expanded range of packaging options for many of our sensors. Each option provides unique benefits to certain mounting integrations. This article provides a brief overview of each option.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-18-2016
Sensor is Tested When providing support, our technical support team may determine that further testing at our facility is the best way to help resolve the issue that you are facing. At this point, they will start the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process. This article will explain what you can expect as your ultrasonic sensor travels through our RMA process.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-11-2016
Typical Wall Pipe Many customers have requested the option to mount an ultrasonic sensor in a pipe. During the testing and development cycle, we discovered a number of considerations and requirements that must be met for the application to be successful. When all of these are met, a user may be able to achieve the desired level of success for measuring the liquid level inside of a pipe.
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Author: Jenney Grover  Date: 06-28-2016
one of the options for outputs On April 19th, we welcomed our supporters to join us for the Grand Opening of the Build Out. Bob and Nita Gross gave a tour of the build out and their vision for the space. We continue to be in awe of the support from our community, our employees, our distributors, and our customers. Thank you for the many years of support, and we look forward to serving you in the years to come.
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