Sensors for Bin Level Measurement

Designed to measure dry materials, including grain, feed, and chips — ultrasonic sensors are an accurate, cost-effective solution for bin level measurement. Browse our selection of sensors hand-picked for use in this environment. If you need any further help selecting the right sensor for you, please reach out to our support team at [email protected].

Sensors For All Environments

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MB7560 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

SCXL‑MaxSonar‑WRC

Designed for applications where condensation occurs on the sensor. This sensor features a self‑cleaning transducer face, 1mm resolution, calibrated accuracy, and large target filter. Multi-sensor installations require chaining or triggered firing.

Starting at $149.95

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Self Cleaning 4-20mA Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

4-20SC‑MaxSonar‑WR

Designed for applications where condensation occurs on the sensor. This sensor features a self‑cleaning transducer face, 4-20mA output for industrial wiring. 1.6mm resolution, calibrated accuracy, and large target filter. Other features vary by model and product line.

Each $199.95

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HRXL Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

HRXL‑MaxSonar‑WRS

Higher sensitivity than standard HR products. This may be required when detecting soft or angled targets. Initial tests should be performed with lower sensitivity sensors as high gain may cause unwanted side detections.

Each $149.95

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SCXL Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

SCXL‑MaxSonar‑WRS

Higher sensitivity than the standard SCWR products. This may be required when detecting soft or angled targets. Initial tests should be performed with lower sensitivity sensors as high gain may cause unwanted side detections.

Each $199.95

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MB7460 Ultrasonic Sensor Bin level measurement

MB7460

A good sensor to test first for bins that require a 4-20mA interface and low condensation occurs.

Each $199.95

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MB7760 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB7760

A good sensor with self-cleaning to test for bins that have strong amounts of condensation occurring and a 4-20mA interface is required.

Each $199.95

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Other Sensors to Try

MB7389 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB7389

Designed for tank level measurement with low amounts of condensation or icing. Sensors can easily be used in multi-sensor installations. 1mm resolution, calibrated accuracy, and large target filter.

Starting at $109.95

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Sensors For Protected / Indoor Use

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MB1220 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1220

Great for users who want to determine the range to people or other objects to distances of ~10 feet. 10Hz refresh rate.

Each $39.95

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MB1010 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1010

Our best selling sensor. Great for users who want to determine the range to people or other objects to distances of ~8 feet. 20Hz refresh rate.

Each $29.95

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ProxSonar Proximity Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

LV-ProxSonar-EZ

Proximity version of our best selling product. Designed for applications that only want to monitor if a target is within a defined distance with even simpler integration. (T/F output can drive software switches or other electronics.) Great for people counting and automatic switches.

Each $29.95

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USB ProxSonar Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

USB-ProxSonar-EZ

Similar in function to the LV-ProxSonar sensors. These sensors feature an easy to use USB connection. Great for distributed IT networks and for a quick proof of concept from engineering. Uses the same Micro‑B USB connection as many modern cell phones.

Each $49.95

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Other Sensors to Try

MB1200 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1200

The MB1200 is a great sensor for applications that require long range people detection. This sensor can detect people to ~17 feet. 10Hz refresh rate.

Each $44.95

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MB1210 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1210

The MB1210 is capable of detecting people to ~12 feet. This is great for users who need the range capability of the MB1200 but want a narrower detection area than the MB1200. 10Hz refresh rate.

Each $44.95

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MB1240 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1240

The MB1240 offers the narrowest detection zone and the greatest noise tolerance. Determines the range to people out to ~4 feet. 10Hz refresh rate.

Each $39.95

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MB1040 Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

MB1040

Narrow detection zone similar to the MB1240. Determines the range to people out to ~3.5 feet. 20Hz refresh rate.

Each $29.95

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HRUSB Bin level measurement ultrasonic sensor

HRUSB-MaxSonar-EZ

USB interface with a 1mm resolution and calibrated accuracy. Great for fast engineering in quick-to-market people detection and sizing applications. Sensor can easily be used in multi-sensor installations.

Each $49.95

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Table Legend

Logic — Digital High/Low
AN — Analog Voltage
PW — Pulse Width
4-20 — 4-20mA Output

AE — Analog Envelope
I2C — I2C Bus
USB — USB Connector
RS232 — RS232 Serial
TTL — TTL Serial
Serial — RS232 or TTL serial