Ultrasonic Rangefinders Feature Custom Beam Width

September 25, 2007 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

MaxBotix, Inc. announces its LV-MaxSonar sensor with a factory calibrated beam width, allowing precision beam angles. Five ultrasonic rangefinders in the line are calibrated to a specific beam width, allowing users to select the sensor that provides the beam width of choice. The sensor beam width is widest for the model EZ0 that is well suited for users needing a high sensitivity or a wide beam width. Each sensor, the EZ1, EZ2, EZ3 and EZ4, is progressively narrower.

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Micro-Ohmmeter Low Resistance Tester

September 25, 2007 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group introduces its Wahl RM116 micro-ohmmeter that is a low resistance tester for harsh conditions in maintenance departments, workshops and field use, performing measurements on inductive and non-inductive resistances with a DC current. Its large interactive display informs the operator in real time about the type of measurement, range, calculation conditions (resistance calculated according to a reference temperature), thresholds status and values.

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Signal Detection Products for Industrial Fields

September 25, 2007 7:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

MADE announces its SkyRadio for overhead high-voltage line detection on construction sites and the Nadir system for pre-identifying live low-voltage cables and feeders for electrical utility work. The SkyRadio system helps detect high-voltage electrical lines overhead. It includes one-to-eight wireless sensors on the high point of the equipment and corresponding transmitter/receiver modules that communicate with the central processing unit. The Nadir system has two components to identify live low-voltage cables under load in a trench or substation exit.

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Pressure Transmitter for Drilling and Well Applications

September 25, 2007 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Automation Products Group, Inc. introduces its Hammer Union pressure transmitter that is used with highly abrasive and corrosive media. It provides long life in harsh oil patch environments in applications such as mud logging, cementing, fracturing and acidizing. With CSA certification for safe operation in hazardous locations, the NEMA 4X/IP44 transmitter also complies with new NACE MR01-75 standards for sour gas pressure applications.

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Calibrator Kit Increases Wireless Test Precision

September 25, 2007 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

LitePoint Corp. announces its TrueCableT kit that measures the loss of cables used in precision wireless test set-ups such as channel emulation. The calibrator allows chipset vendors, OEMs and quality-approval groups to achieve optimum test accuracy in a straight-forward manner. The instrument consists of an RF unit that is attached to an IQview or IQflex one-box tester VSG port.

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Embedded Data Acquisition and Strain Gauge Interface Board

September 25, 2007 6:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electro Standards Laboratories announces its model 4333 CellMite ProD high performance embedded data acquisition and strain gauge interface board that is suitable for embedded applications that require high speed analog and digital data acquisition. The board features dual 24-bit independent strain gauge channels with simultaneous sampling at 15,000 samples/second that can also be configured as quad 24-bit strain gauge channels sampled at 5,000 samples/second.

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Test, Measurement and Control Products

September 25, 2007 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microstar Laboratories announces its DAPserver 400 and its DAPserver 400R test, measurement and control products that combine a five-slot PCI backplane and a 10-slot Eurocard cage in an industrial-grade chassis. A Pentium M processor runs server software on a board that occupies one of the PCI slots. This software and the software running on DAP boards protects applications from local or network-related delays.

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Multi-Function DMM

September 25, 2007 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Protek Test and Measurement introduces its model 6300 category III 600V five-in-one, multi-function, 4,000 count, DMM and also its model 6100. The 6300 has built-in light level, sound level, relative humidity and temperature capabilities in addition to DMM functions. The 6300 and 6100 are auto-ranging 4,000 count DMMs with 3-3/4¨ digit displays. In addition to measuring AC/DC voltages from 100 µV to 1,000V, AC/DC current from 400 µA to 10A, and resistance from 0.1? to 40 Meg?

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Infrared Thermometer with Circle/Dot Laser Sighting

September 25, 2007 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering, Inc. introduces its model OSXL450 non-contact thermometer. Simple to operate, it reads temperatures in less than a second. Its laser sighting system defines the target for point and shoot measurement of temperatures from -20°C to +320°C (-4°F to +608°F). With a backlit display for night use and auto power-off, this IR thermometer comes with a wrist strap and batteries. CE compliant, it is suitable for use in manufacturing, automotive and

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Handheld Digital Multimeters

September 25, 2007 5:44 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies, Inc. announces its U1240A Series of handheld digital multimeters that provide functions that are optimal for installation and maintenance applications. It enables users to observe open/close switch behaviors in the presence of intermittent signals. Users can also gauge the extent of transformer heating or the efficiency of refrigeration systems with the DMM's dual and differential temperature capabilities. The series comprises two models: the U1241A and U1242A.

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Monitoring Power and Cooling Equipment

August 27, 2007 11:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power introduces two products that are designed to increase the flexibility and availability of communications among data center support systems. The Liebert vNSA network switch allows multiple Ethernet-ready devices to communicate and function as a team, while the Liebert SiteLink-E provides a communications link

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Hand-Held Visual Fault Locator

August 27, 2007 11:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics announces its hand held visual fault locator (VFL) that provides a rugged system for identifying breaks and bending in optical fibers and cabling. Its powerful red 650 nm laser provides the ability to locate damaged, broken or tightly bent fibers that cause undesirable attenuation in systems. The VFL cable jacket will glow red at the location of the fault. The flash button allows the user to toggle between continuous or pulsed mode. A single “AA” style battery is sufficient for more than 30 hours of continuous use and the soft-side protective case with belt loop provides protective storage.

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Software Performs Ultra Wideband Spectral Analysis

August 27, 2007 11:54 am | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc. announced its Ultra-Wideband Software (Tektronix UWB) for DPO/DSA70000 oscilloscopes that extends the debug and analysis capabilities of real time oscilloscopes that operate up to 20 GHz bandwidth, 200M memory and 50 GS/s on all four channels to include real-time analysis of Ultra Wideband RF and electrical signals. Using capabilities such as time gating and packet finder, the intended signal that may be separated by time, power spectrum or frequency from other traffic can be analyzed.

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Four-Channel Jitter Tolerance Test System

August 27, 2007 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Co. introduces the MU181000B 12.5 GHz 4-port synthesizer, MU181000A/B-001 jitter modulation option and MX180005A jitter application software for its MP1800A signal quality analyzer series. These options allow the MP1800A series to conduct highly accurate jitter tolerance measurements on devices with up to four channels such as multi-channel CPU boards, PC boards, and optical devices forming interconnects in routers, servers and super computers.

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Twelve-bit 20MS/s PC Scope Adapter

August 27, 2007 11:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Co., Inc. offers a free Windows driver for PicoScope PS3224 and PicoScope PS3424 USB PC Oscilloscopes that opens up a whole range of applications because of its speed increase. With a new streaming mode capable of transferring over six million samples per second, it allows the scope to bypass its own memory buffer and transfer data direct to the PC's memory.

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