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Pressure Sensor Operates with High Accuracy

December 1, 2008 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Working in a pressure sensing range from 50 kPa to 150 kPa, Epson Toyocom’s QMEMS quartz crystal atmospheric pressure sensor offers a total pressure accuracy of ±10 Pa, or about 1/10,000 of a bar. The device performs measurements of barometric pressure in meterological observations; measures differences in elevation in ~1-cm increments using barometric pressure; and detects slight changes in internal pressure resulting from the opening and closing of

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Angular-Tilt Inclinometer Offers Flexible Mounting

December 1, 2008 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intended for angular tilt detection in reference to gravity, a dual-axis inclinometer from TURCK can be mounted at ±10°, ±45°, ±60°, and ±85° angles for more flexible deployment. The product incorporates a micro-electro-mechanical capacitive element that utilizes two parallel plate electrodes, one stationary and one attached to a spring-mass system. Movement causes acceleration that

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Rotary Position Sensors Endure 10M Cycles

November 26, 2008 7:21 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Enhancing the company’s SV01 Series, Murata Electronics’ SV3H Series SMT rotary position sensors achieve a rotational life of 10 million cycles. The component is appropriate for automotive applications, such as angular detection (steering wheel, seat position, gear-shift, and pedal positioning, as well as adaptive front lighting systems), selector switches

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Pressure Sensors Exhibit High Accuracy

November 25, 2008 9:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using an internal ASIC, Sensortechnics’ HDI Series digital pressure sensors compensates sensor offset, temperature effects, and non-linearity to allow for a total error band of better than ±0.5% FSS. The SMT components offer digital interfaces with the I²C bus protocol, analog output signals from 0.5 V to 4.5 V, and absolute, differential, and gage pressure

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Brochure Covers Sensors for Home Appliances

November 25, 2008 4:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming with technical data and dimensional drawings, Epcos’ “Sensors for Home Appliances” brochure gives detailed information on Epcos' range of sensors for applications in the home appliance industry. Small household appliances that the sensors perform in consist of water boilers, coffee machines, and electric irons. Large household appliances include washers, driers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, and ovens. The literature also shows offerings in

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Smart Inertial Sensors Serve in Medical Devices

November 24, 2008 6:01 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling implementation of motion and navigation control in a broader range of applications, including medical instrumentation, the iSensor family of inertial sensors from Analog Devices has added the ADIS16405 six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) inertial measurement unit (IMU) and the ADIS16300 four-degrees-of-freedom (4DoF) IMU.

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Sensor Appliance Works from Any Web Browser

November 19, 2008 10:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Filling the gap between building control systems and basic thermostats, MAMAC Systems’ Maverick IP sensor appliance enables monitoring and control to be done from any device using a Web browser. The device can be utilized to send instant alarms to users upon deviations from preset building conditions to a computer, PDA, or cell phone. The product incorporates

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Sine-to-Digital Converter Evaluates Sensors

November 18, 2008 8:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Working in industrial applications for optical and magnetic linear scales and rotary encoders, iC-Haus’ iC-TW4 sine-to-digital converter evaluates magnetic or optical linear and angle sensors. Two setup pins determine the chip function, the signal gain, and the rate of interpolation within a range of x2 to x6; and the sine/cosine sensor signal can be divided up into 256 angle steps and output as an encoder quadrature signal via the RS422 drivers. The 4 mm² QFN-packaged

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Flow Sensor Works at 80°C

November 17, 2008 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for OEMs requiring NSF approval and PPO reinforced materials, Gems Sensors & Controls’ FT-330 turbine flow sensor functions at temperatures up to 80°C (176°F). The instrument couples a 316 SS shaft and Delrin bearings to perform measurements during quick dispensing cycles. The component is constructed with over-molded electronics and a plastic design for

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Image Sensor Demonstrates Early Warning Road Safety

November 14, 2008 9:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for automotive front vision applications, Melexis’ MLX75307 CMOS image sensor proactively alerts the driver of potential dangers. The component utilizes a pixel matrix capable of extending the input and output dynamic ranges, and a low-light response boost. Using the EMVA1288 standard, the 12-bit performance is said to be limited by shot noise at

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Optic Temperature Sensor Accommodates up to 1,000°C

November 13, 2008 5:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

With sensitivity of 0.01-nm/°C (nominal), a fiber optic temperature sensor from Chiral Photonics covers a temperature range up to 1,000°C. The sensor was designed for applications ranging from weld monitoring and control, to turbine engine service and design. The sensing element is a monolithic glass fiber. It is not reliant on any moving parts or coatings and the sensor packaging can be tailored

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Ultrasonic Sensor Withstands Harsh Environments

November 11, 2008 7:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using an IP67 (NEMA 6) housing and fully-encapsulated electronics, Banner Engineering’s T30UX U-GAGE-housed ultrasonic sensor performs in hostile environments. Applications include liquid level monitoring in tanks; Web loop control, slurry monitoring in vats; clear bottle detection; automotive glass detection, and repeatable detection of targets of various color. The device offers a sensing range from 100 mm to 3 m, a single analog or user-configurable discrete output, and

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Accelerometer Exhibits 10 mV/g Sensitivity

November 10, 2008 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Adding to the 3035B family, Dytran Instruments’ 3035M18 stainless steel IEPE accelerometer demonstrates a sensitivity of 10 mV/g while weighing 2.5 grams. The sensor consists of a M3 mounting screw and a 5-44 side connector. The component is appropriate for

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Potentiometer Displays 50° Electrical Angle

November 7, 2008 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Including 45” side-located 24 AWG lead wires, Spectrum Sensors and Controls’ 1.650" diameter flange mount motorized rotary potentiometer shows an electrical angle of 50° ± 2°. The instrument exhibits independent linearity of ±0.250%, bow-tie tolerance, maximum output smoothness of 0.100%, and contact phasing. The device has an electro-less nickel-plated

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Load Cell Includes USB Output

November 6, 2008 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring a USB Digital Interface with 16 bits resolution, the LSB200 S-Beam Jr. load cell from FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology is available with USB output option. Available in both aluminum or stainless Steel, the load cell has built-in overload protection. The load cell has weight of 0.3 oz (aluminum) / 0.9 oz (steel)

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