ADAFRUIT INDUSTRIES 979, Maxbotix Ultrasonic Distance Sensor Module for LV-EZ0

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LV-EZx Series Maxbotix Ultrasonic Rangefinder Sensors

LV-MaxSonar-EZ™ modules are in air, ultrasonic non-contact ranging sensors that detect objects within an area. These sensors are not affected by the colour or other visual characteristics of the detected object. Ultrasonic sensors measure the time of flight for ultrasound that has been transmitted to and reflected back from nearby objects. Based on the time of flight, the sensor then outputs a range reading.

Basic Features

• Sensor frequency: 42kHz
• Max reading rate: 20Hz
• Object range: 150 to 6000mm
• Continuously variable gain for control and side-lobe suppression
• Available in five versions with different preset beam- patterns
• Triggered operation provides a single-shot range reading
• Free run operation continually measures and outputs range information
• Output interfaces are active simultaneously
• Output formats: UART serial, Analogue (Vcc/512)/inch, PWM (147μs/inch)
• Learns ringdown pattern when commanded to start ranging
• Multiple sensors can be used in a single system
• Designed for protected indoor environments
• Power supply: +2.5V to +5.5Vdc @ 2mA typical current
• Dimensions: 19.9 x 22.1 x 15.5mm
• Applications: Mobile robot navigation, Collision avoidance, Security

RS Product Codes

124-5445 LV-MaxSonar-EZ0 Widest & most sensitive beam, people detect 3000mm
124-5441 LV-MaxSonar-EZ1 Most popular sensor, people detect 2400mm
124-5446 LV-MaxSonar-EZ2 Less sensitive than EZ1, people detect 1800mm
124-5447 LV-MaxSonar-EZ3 Excellent side object rejection, people detect 1500mm
124-5448 LV-MaxSonar-EZ4 Best side object rejection, people detect 1200mm


Attribute Value
Sensor Technology Ultrasonic Distance Sensor
Featured Device LV-EZ0
Kit Classification Module
Kit Name Maxbotix
13 In stock for FREE next working day delivery
Price Each
£ 22.64
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£ 27.17
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