# Kart/sensors/HCSR04

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## Ultrasound ranger

The elecfreaks Ultrasonic sensor distance measuring module receives a trigger pulse, startMeasure, sends an ultrasonic pulse train and then provides a pulse, distancePulse, whose length is proportional to the sound flight and echo time.

It has a dedicated connector on the I/O board.

The ultrasoundRanger block in the sensors FPGA counts the ultrasonic pulse length in terms of the 10 MHz clock periods. The distance is thus given by:

$distance = count \cdot 0.0017 ~ [cm]$