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Vouchers are enabled for the FIRST® 2013 contest. 

If you have any questions regarding the voucher codes or for technical assistance please email us at frc@maxbotix.com.

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We will be using the MaxBotix Inc., Facebook page to update FIRST® 2013 Teams with technical support and other tips to help you succeed this year.

Our MaxSonar tutorials are also available.

We have updated our FIRST® competition notes from 2011 to reflect use of our HRLV‑MaxSonar‑EZ sensors for using in finding direction and distance to objects. This may be used to find a corner of the climbing tower in this years competition. This article can be seen at "Finding Directions and Distance to a Pole".

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