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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iot sensors ultrasonics

IOT Sensors | Connecting Ultrasonics with the Internet

IOT Sensors | Connecting Ultrasonics with the Internet Our sensors have been used worldwide in IoT applications. Our most popular applications for IoT sensors include parking sensors, liquid level detection sensors, as well as waste bin sensors.   While they aren’t a plug and play solution for IoT,  they are a reliable integration as an…
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Ultrasonic Sensor Selection for Indoor Mobile Robotics (1)

Best Ultrasonic Sensor for Indoor Mobile Robotics

Index Intro for Selection of MaxBotix Ultrasonic Sensors Mechanical Dimensions Ultrasonic Sensor Beam Patterns are Factory Set People Detection & Rejection of Small Side objects Ultrasonic Sensor Mounting Compensation (and over Temperature) Ultrasonic Sensor Operation over Temperature Ultrasonic Sensor Handling of Power Supply Voltage Ultrasonic Sensor Self-Calibration During Sensor Operation Sensor Rejection of Continuous Noise…
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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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