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PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

3425 Walden Ave., Depew, NY, 14043, USA

  • 800-828-8840

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PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Teardrop ICP® Accelerometer features 100 mV/g sensitivity.

March 15, 2017

Designed with flexible one-foot, twisted pair integral cable, Model 352A74 Teardrop ICP® Accelerometer offers low-noise and low impedance output signal with long distance signal transmission. Operating in -65 to +250 °F temperature and can withstand ±5,000 g accidental shock input, unit’s cable is terminated in 10-32 connector.

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Triaxial Accelerometers support modal and structural analysis.

August 19, 2016

Packaged in hermetically sealed titanium cube measuring 0.4 x 0.4 x 0.75 in., Models 356A43, 356A44, and 356A45 are available with 3 sensitivities of 10, 50, or 100 mV/g. TEDS feature self identifies accelerometer and describes type, operation, and attributes in compliance with IEEE 1451.4 standard to facilitate tracking. Miniature triaxial ICP® accelerometers are best suited for modal and... Read More

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Differential Charge Accelerometer serves applications up to 900°F.

August 4, 2016

Model 357A100, designed for use during gas turbine engine research and testing, has 3-hole mount and features UHT-12™ sensing element. UHT-12 crystal technology features absence of pyroelectric noise spikes up to 900°F, consistent sensitivity over temperature change, shear mode crystals isolated from base strain and transverse measurement errors, as well as total absence of oxygen depletion... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

ICP Signal Conditioner (4-Channel) offers application flexibility.

March 7, 2016

Model 482C24 is suited for use with ICP® force and pressure sensors that have extended discharge time constants allowing temporary measurements down to 0 Hz. Along with DC coupling selectable on per-channel basis, product offers auto-zero function that automatically negates DC bias. Along with clamped output feature (when AC coupled), conditioner offers front panel keypad and display,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Microphone and Preamplifier System measures to 6.5 dBA.

January 29, 2016

Housed in prepolarized package, ½ in. Model 378A04 enables test engineers to measure extremely low sound pressure levels. Free-field microphone has built-in filter that ensures sensitivity is stable and accurate between 10 Hz and 16 kHz. Sensor is used with data acquisition systems that provide 4–20 mA of constant current. Using common coaxial cables with BNC connectors, Model 378A04 is... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Random Incidence Microphone minimizes overloading.

October 12, 2015

With 3 Hz to 25 kHz frequency range, ½ in. Model 377A21 provides accurate response in diffuse field applications where frequencies above human audible range need to be measured precisely. Device avoids overloads that can be experienced when standard high sensitivity microphones measure pressure over 136 dB. Measuring up to 160 dB while maintaining 19 dBA noise floor, Model 377A21 is suited... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Free-Field ½ in. Measurement Microphone minimizes overloading.

September 17, 2015

Avoiding overload experienced when standard high-sensitivity (50 mV/Pa) microphone measures over 136 dB or above 20 kHz, model 377A06 provides flat response in applications where frequencies up to 40 kHz need to be measured accurately. Features include capability to measure to 40 kHz (±3 dB), 3% distortion rating to 160 dB, and ½ in. package that maintains 21 dBA noise floor. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Accelerometer suits ground vibration testing.

August 12, 2015

Offering 2.5 mV/g output over 2,000 g dynamic range along with low noise resolution of 0.001 grms, TEDS-enabled Model 352A57 supports satellite component ground vibration testing for sine, random, and shaker shock applications. Hermetically sealed unit is also suitable for low outgassing thermal vacuum chamber environments. In addition to shear mode ceramic element and ICP® internal electronic... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test and Measurement Microphone resists dust and water.

July 21, 2015

Featuring stainless steel grid cap and replaceable water- and dust-resistant cover, ½ in. Model 130A24 is suited for applications where moisture, oil splash, and contamination are present. Free-field, prepolarized microphone and preamplifier system has wide dynamic range from 30 dBA (inherent noise level) to 150 dB. Phase characteristics are tailored for noise source location applications... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Microphone and Preamp System provides infrasound measurements.

June 3, 2015

With frequency range of 0.13 Hz to 20 kHz, ±2 dB, ½ in. Model 378A07 meets IEC 61094-4 standard for test and measurement microphones. This covers infrasound which is below normal hearing range for adults. A2LA and ILAC accredited, free-field polarized microphone performs measurements commonly required for wind turbines, sonic booms, diesel engines, and specialized loudspeaker systems. Read More

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MEMS Accelerometers suit low-frequency applications.

April 13, 2015

Designed to optimize precision of low-frequency vibration and motion measurements in automotive applications, MEMS DC Response Accelerometers include single-axis Series 3711E/Series 3741E and triaxial Series 3713E. Units include gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements and provide high-frequency overload protection. Offered in full-scale ranges from ±2 g to ±200 g, Series 3711E and Series... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Low-Noise Accelerometer delivers consistent sensitivity.

March 12, 2015

Ultra High Temperature 1,200°F (UHT-12™) crystal-based accelerometers – Model 320C52 as well as Series 357D, EX611, EX600B, and 339A – make measurements with increased accuracy and lower noise during large temperature variations. Eliminating pyroelectric noise spikes up to 1,200°F, crystal technology allows accelerometers to be insensitive to temperature variations. Material can also... Read More

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Pyroshock Accelerometer solves measurement ringing problem.

March 12, 2015

With measurement capabilities up to 100,000 g, Model 350B01 nearfield or farfield pyroshock sensor can be used for High-G shock and harsh pyroshock events. Mechanical isolation aids in removing frequency content outside of useful 20 kHz bandwidth and minimizes zero-shift associated with non-isolated accelerometers, while electrical filtering reduces signal ringing and clipping. For use in... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Microphone Preamplifier allows acoustic testing in tight spaces.

February 12, 2015

Used to convert high impedance signal from measurement microphone into low impedance signal, Model 426A13 is designed for ½ in. microphones used to measure frequencies within both infrasound and the human audible range (3 Hz to 20 kHz). Preamplifier electronics fit in 0.94 in. long housing, and overall length (including connectors) of 1.4 in. accommodates space-constrained test... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mechanical Vibration Switches feature remote reset options.

February 11, 2015

Available in 120 Vac, 240 Vac, and 24 Vdc models with DPDT relay and 10 A dry contacts, Series 685A features optimized sensitivity adjustment, enabling users to better control trip level and maximize protection of equipment. Switches utilize spring-loaded, magnetically coupled sensor, which requires no power. Available with hazardous area approvals, devices are suitable for cooling towers, fin... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Short Preamplifier enables acoustic testing in tight spaces.

September 29, 2014

Supplied in 1.2 in. long housing, Model 426A07 converts high impedance signal from measurement microphone into low impedance signal. Unit can be paired with any PCB® ¼ in. free-field, random incidence and pressure microphone cartridges to test high frequencies ranging from human audible range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz up to ultrasonic frequencies greater than 100 kHz and high amplitude... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Charge Converters provide ±5.0 V output.

April 2, 2014

Suited for use with high temperature piezoelectric sensors operating in environments up to 500°F, Series 422E5x ICP® Charge Converters offer 5 gain options and come in small, rugged package. Units are placed between sensor and any ICP® powered signal conditioner to convert high impedance charge output sensor signals to low impedance voltage signals. They can also connect directly to DAQ... Read More

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Array Microphone locates noise sources.

March 4, 2014

Combining prepolarized microphone and preamplifier, ¼ in. Model 130A23 measures acoustic signals in audible range of human ear. Unit features 30 dBA noise floor, 143 dB upper range, and frequency range up to 20 kHz. Powered by ICP® or any 2-20 mA constant current supply, microphone is interchangeable within existing setups for ICP® accelerometers, load, force, strain, and pressure... Read More

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Surface Microphone supports aerospace testing.

February 4, 2014

Consisting of prepolarized microphone and preamplifier combination with water- and dust-resistant cover, Model 130B40 is suited for taking measurements in spaces where traditional microphones will not fit, or outdoor environments and wind tunnels where wind noise can affect measurements. Unit provides measurements up to 142 dB with low noise floor of 32 dBA. Typical applications include airplane... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Probe Microphone can be used in small, hard-to-reach areas.

January 22, 2014

Accommodating R&D engineers who need to measure sound pressure in confined areas, Model 377B26 comprises microphone, preamplifier, housing, and probe tips of different lengths. Max operating temperature of 800°C suits HVAC manufacturers and test engineers performing leak detection tests. With 0.050 in. dia probe tip that allows near field measurements with minimal disturbance of sound field,... Read More

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