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Maxbotix (with Arduino) LV EZ1 questions


I am having problems with wrong readings from EZ1 and my Arduino. I am using the PWM mode and I have checked all tutorials/samples I found. So my questions would be:

Maxsonar ez1 vs srf05 vs parallax ping


I'm new to this forum and i would like to know a few things.

Which one of the following ultrasonic rangefinders do you prefer.

I know that the ez module is designed for indoor environments but i would like to use my robot outdoors

as well,do the ping and the srf05 would outdoors as well.

My robot is going to be a basic obstacle avoiding robot for otudoor and indoor use.

I know the ez is accurate to about 1 inch,what about the accuracies ofthe srf05 and ping but this is really not going to

LV-MaxSonar Sensor Questions


This is my first post here at LMR. I decided to write out a question in the format of a blog. Since I've had some trouble getting my head around this issue and I found limited resources regarding this special device on the Internet. Creating a blog post might help other people with similar questions as me. 

This compact sonar range finder by Maxbotix detects objects from 0 – 254 inches (6.45 meters) with 1-inch resolution for distances greater than … Read more