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SCXL‑MaxSonar‑WRS Products

MB7564 SCXL-MaxSonar-WRS

High Performance Ultrasonic Precision Rangefinder

Product Description

The weather resistant SCXL-MaxSonar-WRS self‑cleaning sensor is a rugged ultrasonic sensor component module. This outdoor sensor provides very short to long distance detection and ranging in a compact, robust PVC housing. The ultrasonic sensor meets the IP67 water intrusion standard and matches standard electrical 3/4‑inch PVC pipe fittings.

The MB7564 SCXL-MaxSonar-WRS self‑cleaning sensor is a cost-effective, rugged ultrasonic sensor designed for reliable snow-depth measurement. The MB7564 features a self-cleaning transducer to remove condensation and ice buildup when operating in cold conditions. Internally, multiple sensor readings are analyzed using algorithms optimized for snow measurement. This is the base model for the SCXL‑MaxSonar‑WR self‑cleaning snow-depth measurement sensors. The sensor accurately applies temperature compensation to every reading, using either the integrated temperature sensor or the optional external temperature sensor (HR-MaxTemp).

High output acoustic power combined with continuously variable gain, real‑time background automatic calibration, real‑time waveform signature analysis, and noise rejection algorithms results in virtually noise free distance readings. This holds true even in the presence of many of the various acoustic or electrical noise sources. The SCXL‑MaxSonar-WR sensors are factory calibrated to match narrow sensor beam patterns and provide reliable long-range detection zones.

MB7584 is the TTL version of this sensor.

Models with additional chemical resistance are available

The F-Option (IP-68) design modification provides our weather resistant sensors with extra protection against corrosive chemical environments. Ask for the F-Option (IP-68) when ordering.

Product Specifiations

  • Resolution of 1-mm
  • Self‑cleaning transducer
  • 0.58Hz read rate
  • Internal temperature compensation
  • 42kHz ultrasonic sensor measures distance to objects
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Read from all 3 sensor outputs: Analog Voltage, Serial, Pulse Width
  • Virtually no sensor dead zone, objects closer than 50cm range as 50cm
  • Operates from 2.7-5.5V
  • Low 68mA average current requirement
  • Small, light weight module
  • Designed for easy integration into your project or product
  • Operational temperature -40°C to +65°C (-40°F to +149°F)
  • Real-time automatic calibration (voltage, humidity, and ambient noise)
  • Firmware filtering for excellent noise tolerance and clutter rejection
  • Weather resistant (IP67), optional chemical resistant F-Option
  • Matches standard electrical 3/4-inch PVC pipe fittings for easy mounting (3/4-inch National Pipe Thread Straight)
  • Long, narrow detection zone
  • RS232 Serial Output
  • Recommended for users writing their own snow level measurement filters
  • Maximum range of 5 meters (196 inches)
  • Base model in the SCXL-MaxSonar-WRS sensor line
  • Volume Pricing (100 or more units): Contact MaxBotix Inc.

Product Documentation

Documents and Downloads

MB7564 DatasheetSCXL-MaxSonar-WRS-datasheet
Sensor Selection GuideSensor Selection Guide
Snow Sensor MountingRecommended mounting guide
SCWR Chaining NotesSCXL-MaxSonar-WR Chaining
RoHS ConformityRoHS Declaration of Conformity
CE Declaration of ConformityCE Declaration of Conformity
Reliability DemonstrationMTBF Report
High Resolution PicturesHigh Resolution Pictures.zip
Product 3D Models
These 3D model files will download with a different product name.
Key ShotIGES FileACIS 7.0 FileSolid Works Part
STL FileSTEP FileParaSolid Part 

Part Numbers

All part numbers are a combination of a six-character base followed by a dash and a three-digit product code. Please review the following table for more information on the three-digit product code.

MB7564100
Base
Housing Style
0Not Applicable
13/4″ NPS WR
23/4″ NPS WRC
3Ultra Compact
4Ultra Compact Flush Mount
51″ NPS
61″ BSPP
730MM 1.5
8Extended Horn
Options Selected
0No Options (Bagged)
1F-Option
2P-Option
3F-Option and P-Option
4No Options (Trayed)
5TTL (Bagged)
6TTL (Trayed)
Wire Attach
0No Wire Attach
1Wire Attached

The following table displays all of the active and valid part numbers for this product.

Active Part Numbers
MB7564-100MB7564-101MB7564-110MB7564-111
MB7564-120MB7564-121MB7564-130MB7564-131
MB7564-800MB7564-801MB7564-810MB7564-811
MB7564-820MB7564-821MB7564-830MB7564-831