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MaxBotix Inc., designs and manufactures ultrasonic sensors for a wide variety of applications. We have been driving innovation in the ultrasonic sensor industry for the last 10 years. Our ultrasonic sensors are made in America and shipped worldwide from our 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Minnesota, USA.

Integrity & Excellence. Customer satisfaction is our first priority — including product selection, design, development, ordering, shipping, and technical support. Ordering is easy through our online store or customers can purchase from one of our many distributors worldwide. MaxBotix Inc., offers hundreds of easy-to-use ultrasonic distance sensors across 20 product lines. See our product catalog of Ultrasonic Sensors.


Key Characteristics

  • Simple Mounting
  • Low Power Requirements
  • Select from Multiple Outputs
  • High Reading Stability
  • Calibrated Beam Patterns
  • Additional features on each product page

Featured Application

  • People Detection
  • Remote Bin Measurement
  • Automated Store Displays
  • Water Level Measurement
  • Parking Sensor
  • More Applications

MaxBotix Inc., Makes The Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the USA

MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 1752 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three–Year Sales Growth of 213%

For the third consecutive year, Maxbotix Inc. has been recognized on The Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies at No. 2221.  Our growth continues in delivering innovation and creating a vision for the future.Click here to read the full article

MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 1752 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three–Year Sales Growth of 213%

Inc. Magazine ranks MaxBotix Inc., No. 1752 on its 35thannual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of America's fastest growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 list presents the most comprehensive look at America's job creators. Companies are ranked according to the percentage growth of their annual revenue over a three–year period. Click here to read full article.

MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 3616 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three–Year Sales Growth of 87%

Bob Gross, President & CEO says, "It's an honor to be recognized among the leading companies in America. We appreciate our employees for their dedication and talent, as well as our loyal customers for their support." Click here to read full article.

Innovative Easy-to-Use Ultrasonic Sensors from MaxBotix Inc.,

Ultrasonic Sensors Catalog

Shop low-cost, easy-to-use high performance ultrasonic sensors for OEMs, Engineers, Distributors & Educators

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Inc., 5000 Top Ranking

MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 1752 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 and No. 3616 on the 2015 Inc. 5000.

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HRXL-MaxSonar-WR Sensor Line

In our exclusive video series to our various ultrasonic lines here at MaxBotix, we talk about the HRXL-MaxSonar-WR Ultrasonic Sensor Line...

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Articles and News

USB Ultrasonic Distance Sensors

USB Ultrasonic Distance Sensors – Measure Distance and Proximity

UAV Ultrasonic Sensors

UAV Ultrasonic Sensors – Measure Distance and Proximity

Ultrasonic Sensor HRLV-MaxSonar-EZ

Ultrasonic Sensor Quick Start Guide – HRLV‑MaxSonar‑EZ

Ultrasonic Sensors Kiosk Applicatoins

Ultrasonic Sensors for People Detection in an Application


Robot Operating System (ROS) used with a MaxBotix Ultrasonic Sensor

FIRST Robotics Competetion

MaxBotix Supplies Ultrasonic Sensors for FIRST Robotics 2017 FRC® STEAMWORKS SM 2017


Robot Using an Ultrasonic Sensor Bring Your Robotic Visions To Life


Connect a Raspberry Pi Zero with an USB Ultrasonic Sensor



Corporate Mission. We believe in products that make a difference. Our goal is to design and manufacture sensor technology that drives innovation and creates exciting new industries and applications. We are always surprised with how creative customers are in using our sensors. See for yourself on Facebook. Our products make new technologies possible, productive, and profitable.

  • Proven Applications. We have invested years in product design and development. See our list of Applications.
  • Consistent Quality. Factory calibrations are performed for our ultrasonic sensors to have the same response within a specified range for the same target — every time!
  • Custom Solutions. Our engineers work with you to design, test, and manufacture a custom solution if we do not already have the sensor for your application.
  • Mission. Be the sensor company of choice by providing high quality, easy‑to‑use, cost effective sensors that meet the customer’s requirements.
  • Quality Concept. Meet the requirements and expectations of our customers by continuously improving our products, services, and business processes.
  • Industry Vision. Creating vision for the future.

Community Vision. Our community mission is "Better Jobs for a Better Community". In 2014, we were selected as one of three finalists from 900 companies by the Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce for the Business Excellence Award. You can read the article in the Brainerd Dispatch: MaxBotix Repurposes Equestrian Center. And, yes, we started in a garage like other great innovators!