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MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR

MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR

The MB8450 Car Detection Sensor is a low‑cost vehicle detection sensor that uses ultrasonic technology for non-contact sensing.

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Specs

  • USB interface
  • ~4-second target acquire time*
  • ~5-second target release time*
  • Multi-sensor operation
  • ~250mS between range readings
  • Maximum range of 500 cm (196 inches)
  • Preset proximity detection zone of 150cm
  • Vehicle detection sensor
  • 42kHz Ultrasonic sensor measures distance to objects
  • RoHS compliant
  • Virtually no sensor dead zone, objects closer than 50 cm typically range as 50 cm
  • Small, light-weight module
  • Designed for easy integration into your project or product

Description

Features of the weather-resistant MB8450, Car Detection Sensor, include centimeter resolution, short to long-distance detection, range information from 500mm to 5000mm for the nearest detectable vehicle sensors and target, a ~4Hz read rate, and an easy-to-use USB interface.

The MB8450 Car Detection Sensor is a low‑cost vehicle detection sensor that uses wireless ultrasonic sensor technology for non-contact sensing. The MB8450 is designed to be an easy-to-use sensor for applications where vehicle detection is desired. This sensor is great for applications such as vehicle kiosks, ATMs, and bank drive-throughs.

The MB8450 is factory-calibrated to match sensor beam patterns and provide reliable long-range detection zones.

In addition, the MB8450 offers virtually noise-free distance readings through the use of high-output acoustic power combined with optical sensors with continuously variable gain, real‑time background automatic calibration, real‑time waveform signature analysis, and noise rejection algorithms. This holds true even in the presence of many of the various acoustic or electrical noise sources.

Discover the cutting-edge MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR – your ultimate solution for precise vehicle detection and proximity sensing. This weather-resistant sensor combines centimeter-level accuracy, a versatile range of 500mm to 5000mm, and an easy-to-use USB interface. Whether you’re in the retail, automotive, smart city, security sensor, or industrial sectors, the MB8450 empowers your projects with exceptional capabilities.

Who Can Benefit?

The MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR is designed to cater to a diverse range of industries and consumers seeking accurate vehicle detection and proximity sensing solutions. It’s ideal for:

  • Retail and Banking: Enhance customer experiences at vehicle kiosks, ATMs, and bank drive-throughs.
  • Parking Facilities: Optimize parking space utilization and traffic flow in garages and lots.
  • Automotive Sector: Streamline vehicle testing, research, and development processes.
  • Smart Cities and Infrastructure: Revolutionize traffic management and enhance signal systems.
  • Industrial Automation: Ensure safe operations in manufacturing, material handling, and robotics.
  • Security and Surveillance: Strengthen access control and perimeter protection.
  • IoT Enthusiasts: Integrate smart solutions in home automation and DIY projects.
  • Research and Development: Innovate with reliable vehicle detection technology.

The Benefits

Unlock a realm of advantages with the MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR sensor:

  • Precision: Achieve centimeter-level resolution for accurate vehicle detection.
  • Weather-Resistance: Operate seamlessly outdoors, even in challenging conditions.
  • Ease of Integration: Effortlessly incorporate the sensor into various applications.
  • Noise-Free Readings: Experience virtually noise-free distance measurements.
  • Real-Time Analysis: Benefit from real-time waveform signature analysis and noise rejection algorithms.
  • Wide Detection Range: Detect objects from as close as 50 cm to as far as 500 cm.
  • Versatility: Enable multi-sensor operation for comprehensive coverage.

Industries and Consumers

The MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR finds its utility across various industries and among different consumers:

  • Retail: Improve customer service at ATMs, bank drive-throughs, and vehicle kiosks.
  • Automotive: Facilitate testing, research, and development in the automotive sector.
  • Smart Cities: Enhance traffic management and intelligent signal systems.
  • Industrial: Optimize operations in manufacturing, robotics, and material handling.
  • Security: Strengthen security systems with reliable vehicle tracking and access control.
  • IoT Enthusiasts: Integrate vehicle detection into home automation and DIY projects.

Implementation Scenarios

Leverage the MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR’s sensing range in diverse ways:

  • Parking Optimization: Enhance parking facilities by guiding users to available spaces.
  • Traffic Management: Transform cities with real-time traffic insights and signal optimization.
  • Security Enhancement: Strengthen security systems with precise vehicle tracking.
  • Manufacturing Efficiency: Optimize material handling and automated processes.
  • Smart Home Integration: Integrate vehicle presence detection into your smart home system.

The Importance

Implementing the MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR offers tangible benefits:

  • Efficiency: Streamline operations, traffic flow, and parking management.
  • Safety: Enhance safety in manufacturing, robotics, and security applications.
  • Innovation: Fuel innovation in automotive research and smart city initiatives.
  • Convenience: Simplify user experiences at ATMs, bank drive-throughs, and kiosks.

Elevate your projects with the MB8450 USB-CarSonar-WR – the game-changing solution for accurate vehicle detection systems and proximity sensing across diverse industries and applications.

Specs

  • USB interface
  • ~4-second target acquisition time*
  • ~5-second target release time*
  • Multi-sensor operation
  • ~250mS between range readings
  • Maximum range of 500 cm (196 inches)
  • Preset proximity detection zone of 150cm
  • Vehicle detection sensor
  • 42kHz Ultrasonic sensor measures the distance to objects
  • RoHS compliant
  • Virtually no sensor dead zone, objects closer than 50 cm typically range as 50 cm
  • Small, light-weight module
  • Designed for easy integration into your project or product

Documentation

Documents

CarSonar-WR DatasheetRoHS Declaration of ConformityCE Declaration of Conformity

Part Numbers

All MaxBotix part numbers are a combination of a six-character base followed by a dash and a three-digit product code. The following table displays all of the active and valid part numbers for this product.

Part Numbers

All MaxBotix part numbers are a combination of a six-character base followed by a dash and a three-digit product code. The following table displays all of the active and valid part numbers for this product.

Active Part Numbers
MB8450-000

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    Pin Header (90 Degree 7 Pin) Attached

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    Straight 7 Pin Connector Attached

    Connector Header Through Hole 7 position 0.100″ (2.54mm)

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    MB7954 Shielded Cable

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    MB7986 Voltage Regulator

    The voltage regulator is used to automatically regulate voltage inputs from 3V to 30V. 

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