Innovative Ultrasonic Sensors

Easiest to use High-Performance Ultrasonic Rangefinders for
OEMs, Engineers, Distributors, and Educators

Ultrasonic Sensors Designed to Help You Increase Quality & Value

MaxBotix Inc. is a low power ultrasonic sensor manufacturer serving a wide variety of applications.  We have been driving innovation in the ultrasonic sensor industry since our inception. Our high-performance ultrasonic range finders are made in the US and shipped worldwide from our 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Minnesota.

Our sensors are ready-to-use, easy to maintain and designed to provide highly reliable and fast measurements for both indoor and outdoor applications. 

Whatever the application, we have the ultrasonic sensor to handle the most challenging liquid and measurement environments.  Our standard sensors can be used in many applications straight from our facility, and we also provide custom solutions based on our client needs.

Integrity, Innovation & Excellence. Customer satisfaction is our first priority — including product selection, design, development, ordering, shipping, and technical support.

Ordering is easy through our ultrasonic sensor online store or customers can purchase from one of our many distributors worldwide.

Shop at our extensive ultrasonic sensor online store, we carry ultrasonic sensors for a wide variety of applications such as Kiosk ApplicationsRobotic ApplicationsUAV ApplicationsVehicle Profiling Applications and People Detection Applications.


High Precision Ultrasonic Distance Sensors

  • Use our sensors for high-resolution distance sensing
  • Increase your application accuracy for distance measurement
  • Often used for distance sensors in industrial applications

High-Performance Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors

  • Proximity sensors for object detection 
  • Designed for simultaneous use of multiple sensors in one environment
  • Relay reliable proximity information

Ultrasonic Sensors for Level Measurement

  • Sense liquid levels in tanks remotely.
  • IP67 rated for weather resistance use, upgrade to IP68 rating easily.

We Offer hundreds of easy-to-use ultrasonic distance sensors across 20 product lines. 

Key Characteristics

  • Simple Mounting - We provide easy instructions for mounting your sensor.
  • Low Power Requirements
  • Select from Multiple Outputs
  • High Reading Stability
  • Calibrated Beam Patterns
  • Additional features on each product page

Featured Application

  • People Detection - Measure occupancy, detect the presence or absence of people easily.
  • Remote Bin Measurement - Smart farms use our sensors to detect grain silo levels. 
  • Automated Store Displays - Interactive kiosks use our sensors to start an interaction.
  • Water Level Measurement - Detect water level or depth in tanks, reliably.
  • Parking Sensor - Used in IoT parking applications to optimize traffic by detecting open parking spaces. 
  • More Applications

In need of a Custom Sensor Solution?

Our engineers work with you to design, test, and manufacture a custom solution if we do not already have the sensor for your application.

We have developed custom solutions for logistics, waste management, IoT applications, and more.

Review our Design Cycle Guide to see our process for working with companies on custom solutions. 

We’d like to help you solve your sensor needs with a custom solution.

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.

Innovation in Ultrasonic Range Finders from MaxBotix Inc.

Ultrasonic Sensors Catalog

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Inc. 5000 Top Ranking

MaxBotix Inc Ranks #2221 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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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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Cost-Effective Ultrasonic Sensors Guaranteed to Give You the Best Performance

Corporate Mission. We believe in products that make a difference. Our goal is to design and manufacture ultrasonic 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 ultrasonic sensors 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 ultrasonic sensor company of choice by providing high quality, easy‑to‑use, cost-effective ultrasonic sensors that meet the customer's requirements.

Quality Concept. Meet the requirements and expectations of our customers by continuously improving our ultrasonic sensors, 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!