Ultrasonic Sensor – ToughSonic 14

Maximum Range 14 feet (4.3 Meters)

ToughSonic 14 Ultrasonic Sensor

Like all ToughSonic sensors, it’s built for durability and ease of use in tough industrial environments. It’s fully submersible, corrosion resistant, shock resistant and all around tough. It’s also fully configurable with our SenixVIEW software, or “Teachable” by push-button. This compact sensor is used around the world on remote liquid level systems, heavy equipment, factory automation applications and more. This is our most popular sensor.

For longer range applications or for chemically resistant sensors, please see our full line of ToughSonic and ToughSonic CHEM sensors.

ToughSonic 14 Options

Serial Interface

The ToughSonic 14 is available with these interfaces for the SenixVIEW PC software or user applications requiring serial data communications.

Modbus RS-232 serial data interface
Modbus RS-485 serial data interface

Sensor Customization

  • Custom SenixVIEW configurations can be pre-loaded.
  • Alternative cable type, length and connections are available.

Ultrasonic sensor ToughSonic 14

Ultrasonic Sensors are CE compliant


ultrasonic sensor teach button feedback LEDs
Potted sensor with teach button

Benefits of ToughSonic Ultrasonic Sensor Technology


ToughSonic ultrasonic sensors are built Tough with:

  • 1.18 inch (30 millimeter) type 316 stainless steel housing.
  • Sealed epoxy potting for wet and dirty applications.
  • Ruggedized piezoelectric ultrasonic transducer, potted in place.
  • Hardened ToughSonic internal electronics.
  • UV resistant, potted-in cable.
  • Short and overload protected input / output.


ToughSonic ultrasonic sensors are built Smart with:

  • SenixVIEW configuration and analysis software controlling more than 60 performance parameters, and dozens of viewing, analysis and maintenance options.
  • Push-button “Teach” feature.
  • Multi-sensor network capable.
  • Up to three simultaneous, industry standard outputs

How can we help?

Our ToughSonic ultrasonic sensors offer extraordinary features and flexibility. If you need sensor capabilities that are not listed here, please contact us. We’ve been designing ultrasonic sensors since 1990. We can develop a sensor solution for you.

Email: Customer.Service@Senix.com. Phone: +1 802 489 7300.

Enhanced Capabilities with SenixVIEW

AdjustmentOver 60 functionally organized sensor parameters
ViewingLarge and small displays, chart, filtered & unfiltered
AnalysisMeasure statistics; log and replay data, view in Excel
MaintenanceStore and retrieve custom setups, describe setups

ToughSonic 14 Specifications


Maximum Range14 feet (4.3 meters)
Optimum Range4 inches - 10 feet (102 millimeters - 3 meters)
Temperature-40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
Humidity0 to 100% operating
ProtectionNEMA-4X, NEMA-6P, IP68
TransducerRuggedized piezoelectric
CompensationTemperature compensated
ResolutionDigital: 0.0034 inches (0.086 millimeters); Analog:4099 steps (0-10 VDC), 3279 steps (4-20 mA)
RepeatabilityNominal 0.2% of range @ constant temp. Affected by target, distance, environment
Update Rate20 Hz (50 ms), SenixVIEW adjustable; also affected by SenixVIEW filter selections


Voltage Output0-10, 0-5 VDC or SenixVIEW customized
Current Loop4-20 mA or SenixVIEW customized, current sourcing, max. loop 450Ω, teachable endpoints
Sinking Switch150 mA max. @ 40 VDC max., teachable set point & polarity, fault indication
Sourcing Switch150 mA max. @ input voltage, teachable set point & polarity, fault indication
Output SelectDefaults are voltage & current loop
RS-232, RS-4859600 to 115200 baud (selectable), 8 data bits, 1 stop, no parity
ProtocolsModbus or ASCII streaming
SYNC featurePermits up to 32 sensors to operate in close proximity without interference


MountingM30 - 1.5 thread
Attached Cable6.5 feet (2 meters)
Total Weight10.4 ounces (0.29 kilograms)

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

ultrasonic sensor ToughSonic 14 mechanical drawing


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