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Angle sensor produces linear signal voltages over a full operating of 360 degrees

December 10, 2012 4:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Elweco, Inc has developed and is producing a new rotation angle sensor that produces linear signal voltages over a full operating of 360 degrees. These come in three packages that fit into standard servo-mount and potentiometer locations so that special mountings need not be made to fit into your systems.

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Non-contact power steering torque sensor saves fuel

December 3, 2012 12:56 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics’ new non-contact power steering torque sensor uses less current and is smaller and lighter than existing solutions, helping to make electronic power steering systems more compact, reliable and efficient. Designed to sense very small differential angles, the new TT electronics SX-4428 Magnetorque II non-contact steering torque sensor is based on Hall Effect technology.

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Pressure transducers support wind tunnel testing, turbulent airflow measurements, and other high-intensity aerodynamic testing

November 30, 2012 3:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Meggitt Sensing Systems has announced the successful application of Endevco 8507C rugged, miniature piezoresistive pressure transducers, as well as its full range of acoustic microphones, to support the requirements of hypersonic, transonic and "quiet flow" wind tunnel testing; turbulent airflow measurements; and other high-intensity aerodynamic testing.

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Isolated pressure instruments designed for dial gauges, switches, digital gauges, and transmitters

November 30, 2012 10:13 am | Ashcroft Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Ashcroft pressure instruments can be configured with media isolators specifically engineered for harsh or corrosive process liquids and gases. Whether the measuring device is a dial gauge, switch, digital gauge or transmitter, there is an Ashcroft diaphragm seal or other isolation device that can be mated for complete media protection.

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MEMS variable capacitive accelerometers includes eight-pin connector

November 28, 2012 11:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Designs has announced the global market launch of the model 2466 series. The 2466 series is a family of low-cost industrial grade triaxial universal MEMS capacitive accelerometer modules with eight-pin connector, designed to provide high-precision shock, vibration and acceleration measurements in three orthogonal directions across a broad range of applications.

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Magnetic angle sensor in M12 housing is extremely compact

November 27, 2012 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sensor specialist ASM presents the PRDS1, an extremely compact magnetic angle sensor in M12 housing and sets new standards. The angle is measured without contact and wear-free over the entire measuring range up to 360° via a separate magnet.

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Mechanical mount rotary position sensor offers integral PCB for easy mounting

November 26, 2012 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Piher Sensors & Controls has introduced the MTS-360 Mechanical Mount Rotary Position Sensor with integral PCB for fast and easy mounting.   Designed with the sensor directly mounted onto a PCB, the innovative MTS-360 Sensor/PCB Combo package allows engineers to easily install a fully featured rotary sensor without first having to design a printed circuit board for the sensor.

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3-dimensional magnetic mapping capabilities allows for more accurately placed reed sensors

November 19, 2012 3:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Standex-Meder Electronics announces its 3-dimensional magnetic mapping capabilities for reed sensors. This process allows designers to more accurately place sensors and magnetic components within a system, thus eliminating any issues that may result in faulty operation.

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Compact LVDTs serve as “heart” of new long-stroke position sensor for harsh environments

November 19, 2012 2:41 pm | Product Releases | Comments

A new long stroke linear position sensor offering superior performance over magnetostrictive technology in harsh environment applications uses a Macro Sensors LVDT as its core sensing technology. Providing reliable long stroke position measurement in heavy duty applications where rod-type sensors do not hold up....

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Mouser stocking 3D MEMS sensors from Murata Electronics Oy

November 16, 2012 9:38 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata’s single-, dual-, and three-axis low-g accelerometers offer very good offset stability, inert gas damping, and digital and analog interface options, all the features ideal for harsh environmental conditions in automotive and industrial applications. Murata’s inclinometers are an optimum choice for high accuracy leveling and inclination measurement instruments....

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Magnetic position sensors excel in safety-critical automotive applications

November 13, 2012 4:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ams has introduced a new family of magnetic rotary position sensors with advanced safety features for automotive applications requiring ISO26262 compliance. Highly integrated systems-on-chip, all magnetic rotary position sensors from ams incorporate Hall magnetic sensing elements, an analog front end and digital signal processing to produce accurate and precise angle measurements.

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Hall switches and angle sensors enable more energy efficient, compact DC motor drives

November 13, 2012 2:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Infineon Technologies AG  introduced a new generation of Hall switches (TLE496x) and angle sensors (TLE5009 and TLE5012B) that enable more energy-efficient and compact design of brushless DC (BLDC) motor drives. BLDC motors, in comparison to conventional motors with brushes,

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Pressure sensor designed for automotive engine management, efficiency applications

November 13, 2012 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor is adding three new pin-for-pin compatible pressure sensor replacements for the MPXHZ6000 family to its portfolio of Xtrinsic pressure sensors for automotive engine management and efficiency applications. The MPXHZ9000 absolute temperature compensated....

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Pressure transmitters lower plant lifecycle costs

November 13, 2012 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell launched its new range of SmartLine industrial pressure transmitters, which will enhance communication abilities, improve operational efficiency and reduce lifecycle costs for process manufacturers. In industrial process plants, field devices that measure pressure, flow and level are used throughout the manufacturing process...

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Technology enables mobile-friendly 3D gesture interfaces

November 13, 2012 10:23 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced its patented GestIC technology, which enables the next dimension in intuitive, gesture-based, non-contact user interfaces for a broad range of end products. The MGC3130 is presented as the world’s first electrical-field (E-field)-based, configurable 3D gesture controller, offering

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