MB7563 SCXL-MaxSonar-WRLS

High Performance Ultrasonic Precision Rangefinder

Product Description

The weather resistant SCXL-MaxSonar-WR self‑cleaning sensor is a rugged ultrasonic sensor component module. This outdoor sensor provides very short to long distance detection and ranging in a compact, robust PVC housing. The ultrasonic sensor meets the IP67 water intrusion standard and matches standard electrical 3/4‑inch PVC pipe fittings.

The MB7563 features a self-cleaning transducer to remove condensation and ice buildup when operating in cold conditions. The sensor accurately applies temperature compensation to every reading, using either the integrated temperature sensor or the optional external temperature sensor (HR-MaxTemp).

The MB7563 SCXL-MaxSonar-WRLS self‑cleaning ultrasonic sensor features a maximum range of 10 meters to large targets. The MB7563 is our most sensitive long-range sensor in the SCXL‑MaxSonar‑WR self‑cleaning sensor line.

High output acoustic power combined with continuously variable gain, real‑time background automatic calibration, real‑time waveform signature analysis, and noise rejection algorithms results in virtually noise free distance readings. This holds true even in the presence of many of the various acoustic or electrical noise sources. The SCXL‑MaxSonar-WR sensors are factory calibrated to match narrow sensor beam patterns and provide reliable long-range detection zones.

MB7583 is the TTL version of this sensor.

Models with additional chemical resistance are available

The F-Option (IP-68) design modification provides our weather resistant sensors with extra protection against corrosive chemical environments. Ask for the F-Option (IP-68) when ordering.

Product Specifications

  • Resolution of 1-mm
  • Self‑cleaning transducer
  • 0.57Hz 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
  • Recommended for long-range, soft-target detection and measurement
  • Maximum range of 10 meters (394 inches)
  • Volume Pricing (100 or more units): Contact MaxBotix Inc.

Product Documentation

Documents and Downloads

MB7563 Datasheet SCXL-MaxSonar-WRLS-datasheet
Sensor Selection Guide Sensor Selection Guide
SCWR Chaining Notes SCXL-MaxSonar-WR Chaining
RoHS Conformity RoHS Declaration of Conformity
CE Declaration of Conformity CE Declaration of Conformity
Reliability Demonstration MTBF Report
High Resolution Pictures High Resolution Pictures.zip
Product 3D Models
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Key Shot IGES File ACIS 7.0 File Solid Works Part
STL File STEP File ParaSolid Part  

Part Numbers

All part numbers are a combination of a six-character base followed by a dash and a three-digit product code. Please review the following table for more information on the three-digit product code.

M B 7 5 6 3 1 0 0
Base
Housing Style
0 Not Applicable
1 3/4″ NPS WR
2 3/4″ NPS WRC
3 Ultra Compact
4 Ultra Compact Flush Mount
5 1″ NPS
6 1″ BSPP
7 30MM 1.5
8 Extended Horn
Options Selected
0 No Options (Bagged)
1 F-Option
2 P-Option
3 F-Option and P-Option
4 No Options (Trayed)
5 TTL (Bagged)
6 TTL (Trayed)
Wire Attach
0 No Wire Attach
1 Wire Attached

The following table displays all of the active and valid part numbers for this product.

Active Part Numbers
MB7563-100 MB7563-101 MB7563-110 MB7563-111
MB7563-120 MB7563-121 MB7563-130 MB7563-131
MB7563-800 MB7563-801 MB7563-810 MB7563-811
MB7563-820 MB7563-821 MB7563-830 MB7563-831