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Ultrasonic Level Sensors Target Fluid Apps

January 14, 2009 8:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Measuring up to 26.2’ (8 m), Gems Sensors & Controls' UCL-520 Series ultrasonic level sensors are suitable for non-contact fluid applications, such as industrial water treatment, wastewater management, and chemical storage. The two-wire ultrasonic transmitter offers a PVDF transducer, a 8” min. dead band, a 3” min. beam width, and a selectable display indicating levels in air gap or liquid height. The device is push button calibrated with

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Thermal Camera Combines Visible, IR Images

January 13, 2009 10:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Combining visible-light capability with IR imaging, the FLIR i-Series thermal-imaging IR camera from Extech Instruments can provide a scalable and independently-adjustable picture-in-picture “fusion” image of the target showing both the visible target outline and the IR focus spot in the same frame. The pistol-grip device has a 3.5” LCD and comes in versions with image-capture resolutions of 120 × 120, 140 × 140, or

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S-Beam Load Cell Presents USB Output Option

January 13, 2009 4:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using a USB digital interface, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology’s LSB350 S-beam load cell offers “Plug & Play” with software for system integration via a USB output with 16-bit resolution. The instrument exhibits overload protection, nonlinearity of ±0.05%, deflection of 0.003” nominal, and an operating temperature range from

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Pressure Sensors Target Medical Air Apps

January 12, 2009 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in a 21.29 mm × 16.71 mm SMT package, Kavlico’s P6060 pressure sensors are suitable for air pressure measurements in oxygen concentrators, respirators, and ventilators. The 1.30-g (max.) components uses a 5-V input for a 0.5-VDC to 4.5-VDC linear analog amplified output proportional to the pressure with the option to

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Noise-Immune Sensors Detect Chloride Liquids

January 9, 2009 5:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mounting in level applications, TURCK’s BCF10 noise-immune sensors present the ability to detect liquids with high concentrations of chlorides, such as soaps and cleaners. The capacitive device incorporates a compensating electrode configuration that allows the product to sense through the film or etch left on the inside wall of a plastic

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Temperature Sensor Features Foul Proof Probe

January 8, 2009 7:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring an enclosed foul proof probe tip that permits operation in bio-fuel and diesel engine applications, the EGT Diesel Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor from The Sensor Connection is a type K thermocouple

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Pulse Airflow Sensors Perform in Embedded Apps

January 7, 2009 4:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for in-situ airflow sensing, Degree Controls' AccuSense F600 Series pulse airflow sensors function in board-mounted, embedded, and electronics cooling applications, such as telecom, HVAC and environmental monitoring system equipment. The RoHS Level 6-compliant devices provide response to fan failure or airflow blockage prior to component temperature rise and subsequent failure. The NEBS-compliant products are

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Temperature Sensors Measure Substrate Diodes

January 5, 2009 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting notebook PCs, servers, and industrial and embedded systems, SMSC’s EMC141x and EMC107x families of temperature sensors measure the temperature of a substrate diode found on GPUs, CPUs, FPGAs, or ASICs. The devices incorporate automatic beta compensation that detects the requirements of a thermal diode and self-configures the measurement attributes. The components have resistance error correction that adjusts

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Proximity Sensors Rated to 50 G

December 30, 2008 9:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Shock test rated to 50 G, Mobile Equipment Sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs are IP69K rated. Temperature range is -40°F to 185°F. Sensors are available in 12-mm, 18-mm, and 30-mm diameters to deliver 4-mm, 8-mm and 15-mm sensing ranges, respectively. The sensors are fully compatible with Deutsch, Weatherpack (Packard)

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Temperature Sensor Integrates EEPROM

December 24, 2008 6:02 am | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Performing in DDR3 memory module applications, ON Semiconductor’s CAT34TS02 12-bit (plus Sign bit) digital output temperature sensor exhibits 2 Kb of Serial Presence Detect (SPD) EEPROM. The JC42.4-compliant component exhibits ±1°C temperature sensing accuracy from 75°C to 95°C and ±3°C accuracy from 20°C to

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Four-Direction Sensor Exhibits Noiseless Operation

December 22, 2008 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using an infrared LED, 2 phototransistors, and a light blocking mechanism, ROHM Electronics’ RPI-1040 SMT 4-direction sensor detects up, down, left, and right movement in 90° intervals with noiseless operation. Instantaneous gravity direction detection is enabled, which is linked to the movement of the device. The tilt sensor offers

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Inertial Sensors Target Automotive Airbag Systems

December 19, 2008 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Based on High Aspect Ratio Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (HARMEMS), Freescale Semiconductor’s MMA6222EG, MMA6255EG, and MMA621010EG inertial sensors perform in automotive airbag systems. The units offer an XY-axis of sensitivity, 10-bit digital data output, full-scale range per axis of ±20 g, ±50 g or ±100 g, ±4% sensitivity accuracy at 25°C, and operation from a 3.3-V or 5-V supply voltage in a

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Starter Kit Includes Star-Network Protocol Stack

December 18, 2008 4:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Optimized for embedded control applications in 2.4-GHz RF-hostile environments, Cypress Semiconductor’s CY3271 PSoC FirstTouch starter kit provides a star-network protocol stack for up to 250 nodes. The direct sequence

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Distribution Boxes Connect Sensors and Actuators

December 16, 2008 10:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avoiding the use of parallel cabling and installation involving control units or switch cabinets, ERNI Electronics’ M8/M12 line of passive I/O distribution boxes allow for the direct connection of sensors and actuators. The UL- and CSA-approved devices are designed for IP65/IP67 protection, and are built for use in harsh and humid

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Magnetic Field Sensor Delivers Direct Analog Output

December 16, 2008 9:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Working on pneumatic cylinders, TURCK’s new WIM45 magnetic field sensor provides a direct analog output for determining the position of a piston magnet. The device detects the position of a piston on standard pneumatic cylinders by utilizing a series of Hall elements, which sense the piston magnet and send a signal back to

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