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Vacuum Pressure Sensors include analog and digital versions.

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February 4, 2013 - Available at 15 psi pressure range in single sideport, top port, and dual sideport packages, analog Model MS4525 provides full vacuum output of 4.5 Vdc and zero vacuum output of 0.5 Vdc, while digital Model MS4525DO has 14,746 cts output at full vacuum and 666 cts at zero vacuum. Both feature accuracy of ±0.25% span and TEB of ±1.0% span. Operating from -25 to +105°C, sensors provide output pressure resolution of 14 bits and output temperature resolution of 11 bits.

Measurement Specialties, Inc.

1000 Lucas Way, Hampton, VA, 23666, USA

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MS4525/MS4525DO Vacuum Series

Press release date: January 31, 2013

Measurement Specialties, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEAS) has just improved its existing board level pressure sensors, the MS4525 and MS4525DO, by adding a new vacuum pressure reference type. It is available at the 15psi pressure range in single sideport (SS), top port (TP) and dual sideport (DP) packages. Typical applications for use with the MS4525 and MS4525DO vacuum pressure sensors include medical instrumentation such as wound care, cosmetic instrumentation such as acne treatment and vacuum system process controls.

For the analog version (MS4525), full vacuum output is 4.5 Vdc while zero vacuum output is 0.5 Vdc. The digital version (MS4525DO) at full vacuum has an output of 14,746 cts while at zero vacuum has an output of 666 cts. Both models have an accuracy of ±0.25 %span and a TEB (Total Error Band) of ±1.0 %span. With an operating temperature range of -25°C to +105°C and a temperature accuracy of 1.5°C, the MS4525 and MS4525DO feature an output pressure resolution of 14 bits and an output temperature resolution of 11 bits making it the ideal sensor for many vacuum applications.

MEAS has released 3 application notes to accompany this product: MS45xx Series Application Note, Interfacing to MEAS Digital Pressure Modules and Configuration, POR and Power Consumption.

Measurement Specialties, Inc. designs and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems. The company produces a wide variety of sensors and transducers to measure precise ranges of physical characteristics such as pressure, force, vibration, torque, position, temperature, humidity, fluid properties, mass air flow and photo optics. Measurement Specialties uses multiple advanced technologies – including piezo-resistive, electro-optic, electro-magnetic, variable reluctance, magneto resistive, digital encoders, thermistors, thermocouples, RTDs, capacitive, resonant beam, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), piezoelectric polymers and strain gauges to engineer sensors that operate accurately and cost-effectively in customers' applications.

For more information about Measurement Specialties and our products, email pfg.cs.amer@meas-spec.com or visit us at www.meas-spec.com.

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