Triangulation Finds the Direction and Distance to a Pole Using the MB1013
Using the HRLV-MaxSonar-EZ1 sensor(s) on your robot
The MaxBotix Inc HRLV-MaxSonar-EZ1 (MB1013) makes the perfect robot sensor for robot pole finding, navigation, distance sensing, direction, and alignment. For example, a single sensor on your robot can be used to maintain a safe distance from a pole or object. This sensor provides your robot with real-time information about its environment that can aid in the navigation around and to obstacles. Using two sensors on your robot will provide an easy and accurate method of pointing your robot directly toward a distant object. This method can also provide both distance and bearing to a pole or object.
The superior noise rejection that the HRLV-MaxSonar-EZ1 uses during free-run mode also allows the user to connect two sensors without chaining. This allows for fast range readings to objects.
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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 starting point for beginners.
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