MaxSonar® Troubleshooting Guide

Troubleshooting the MaxSonar Sensor Family Our sensors are improved to not allow unstable readings. Occasionally unstable range readings occur. Within this tutorial we will explain how to identify, troubleshoot, and eliminate the cause of unstable range readings. This will work for all sensor lines. Start troubleshooting with a single sensor and this simple test. This…
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Understanding Target Acoustics

Understanding Target Acoustics

Acoustically Soft vs. Acoustically Hard Key Takeaways Acoustic properties limit the detection range of certain targets Understanding a target’s acoustic properties helps with sensor selection Targets that absorb more sound are more difficult to detect with ultrasonic sensors The Reflection of Sound All targets reflect sound to a varying degree. To better understand this, a…
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