Ultrasonic ToF Material Detection Sensor

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This ultrasonic time-of-flight (ToF) sensor utilizes the difference in energy of the ultrasonic echo signal on various surfaces to identify materials. Featuring ultra-low power, small size, and light weight, the ultrasonic material detection sensor is specially designed for material identification within a short range of 2-10cm. 
The ultrasonic sensor can distinguish hard and soft materials and output information by IO (high/low) or UART. Compact and easy to install, it is mainly suitable for robotic cleaners to identify the floor material and automatically adjust the cleaning strategy according to the recognized ground information, thus achieving intelligent cleaning. 

Figure: Material inspection

Figure: Assembly diagram

Figure: Parameter description of FOV 

Figure: FOV 45° Scan Area

Small size & light weight
Wide effective distance range for detecting material
Wide effective FOV for detecting material
High reliability
Ultrasonic principle
Miniature and ultra-low-power
Easy to embed

Intelligent Cleaning

Input Voltage: 3.3V
Start-up Current: 50mA
Operating Current: 8mA
Driving Frequency: 175KHz
Detection Range: 2 to 10cm
Detection Frequency: 100Hz
FOV: 45°
Operating Temperature: -10 to 50°C
Storage Temperature: -30 to 70°C
Lifetime: 3000h
EDS Protection Level: 15KV
Protection Level: IP54
Communication Mode: UART/IO
Weight: 1.0g (wires not included)


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