First Robotics 2019

2019 First Robotics Teams Receive a MaxBotix Ultrasonic Sensor

2019 First Robotics Teams – Welcome! We are excited to support your team this year with a free sensor! This year we are giving each team one of our best ultrasonic proximity sensors, the MB1013 MaxSonar Sensor from our HRLV-MaxSonar-EZ line. This small, lightweight sensor is designed for easy integration into your project, and it is a great…
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MaxBotix Fully Calibrated Beam Patterns

MaxBotix Fully Calibrated Beam Patterns

What do we mean by fully calibrated beam patterns? All of our sensor beam patterns are factory calibrated to fit into a wide variety of applications. In our product lines, each model number comes with a different beam pattern that reflects the sensitivity and the detection zone of how it sees a target. Additionally, we…
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advantages and limitations of ultrasonic sensors

Ultrasonic Sensors: Advantages and Limitations

Ultrasonic sensors are a great fit for many applications, but it’s always good to understand that every product has limitations on what it can do. This article goes into the advantages and limitations of ultrasonic sensors so that you know if our sensors are right for you. Advantages of Ultrasonic Sensors These are a few…
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MaxBotix 12 Ultrasonic Sensor Applications

12 Ultrasonic Sensor Applications

From level monitoring to ultrasonic profiling – ultrasonic sensors can be used in a variety of applications. MaxBotix offers a wide selection of indoor and outdoor sensors that are used in many of the below applications. We offer sensors with features such as condensation control, weather resistance, narrow and wide detection fields, cross-talk and interference…
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MaxBotix Reading MaxSonar Beam Patterns

Reading MaxSonar Beam Patterns

MaxBotix Inc. provides beam patterns for all of our ultrasonic sensors to assist users in choosing the correct sensor for their application, target size, and distance. Each beam pattern diagram is a 2D representation of the detection area of the sensor. In reality, the actual beam pattern is shaped like a 3D cone (having the…
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