How to Sew a Maxbotix Range Finder to your Project


How to sew a Maxbotix Ultrasonic Ranger finder to your eTextile project using Mitsufuji thread and a size 4 Between handsewing needle. Use this method for adding sensors to your wearable computing projects such as this Haptic Cane for the Blind, Bats Have Feelings Too!


  • Maxbotix Ultr-Sonic Range Finder from Maxbotix.
  • Mitsufuji Conductive Thread – no longer available
  • Between Needle size 4

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Using Conductive Thread Hand Sew a Maxbotix Range Finder to Fabric for an eTextile Project