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SCXL-MaxSonar Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

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The sonic sensor is for snow and water level monitoring. Custom mounting paired with it’s narrow detection range gives accurate readings out to 5 meters. Check the D405 product page for order options.

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Weather rating


Operating range

50 to 500 cm (20 in. to 16.4 ft)

Operating temperature

-40° C to 65° C (-40° F to 149° F)


Operates from 2.7 to 5.5 V


Comes pre-mounted in an LB 90 degree body with pipe or unistrut mounting hardware

Additional Details

- Resolution of 1-mm
- Self‑cleaning transducer
- 0.58Hz read rate
- Internal temperature compensation
- 42kHz ultrasonic sensor measures distance to objects
- RoHS Compliant
- Read from all 3 sensor outputs: Analog Voltage, Serial, Pulse Width
- Virtually no sensor dead zone, objects closer than 50cm range as 50cm
- Operates from 2.7-5.5V
- Low 68mA average current requirement
- Small, light weight module
- Designed for easy integration into your project or product
- Operational temperature -40°C to +65°C (-40°F to +149°F)
- Real-time automatic calibration (voltage, humidity, and ambient noise)
- Firmware filtering for excellent noise tolerance and clutter rejection
- Weather resistant (IP67), optional chemical resistant F-Option
- Matches standard electrical 3/4-inch PVC pipe fittings for easy mounting (3/4-inch National Pipe Thread Straight)
- Long, narrow detection zone
- TTL Serial Output
- Recommended for snow level measurement
- Recommended for weather station monitoring
- Maximum range of 5 meters (196 inches)
- Rate-limiting filter
- Remembers last reported range when no target is detectable


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