Electrical System & Device Monitors

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Power Monitoring IC monitors multiple loads in real-time.

February 4, 2016

Capable of providing power calculations and event monitoring of 2 electrical loads, Model MCP39F511N facilitates design of power-monitoring wall outlets and smart plugs, power strips, and AC/DC power supplies. Device includes 3 ADCs for voltage and 2 current load measurements, 16-bit calculation engine, EEPROM, and 2-wire interface. Integrated low-drift voltage reference in addition to 94.5 dB of SINAD performance allows MCP39F511N to monitor loads with 0.5% error across 4000:1 dynamic range. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Battery Management IC monitors up to 256 cells in series.

December 17, 2015

Designed to measure 16 stacked battery cells simultaneously, Model bq76PL455A-Q1 provides cell-voltage monitoring for large batteries with up to 256 cells in series. Unit enables accurate computation of battery pack's state of charge and state of health. Passive cell balancing compensates for charging voltage mismatches, while active cell balancing maximizes amount of each charge. IC is suited for battery management in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and grid energy storage systems. Read More

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Industrial GCM Products have watertight design.

December 15, 2015

Along with NEMA 6P/IP67 rating, Pass & Seymour® watertight ground continuity monitoring (GCM) products offer integral indication of ground continuity and power status via dual bright blue or red LED indicator encased in transparent thermoplastic elastomer. Able to withstand effects of impacts, oils, chemicals, heat, and weather, black plugs and connectors have nickel-plated blades and contacts. Receptacles have impact-resistant Valox lid, cover plate, and body and spring-loaded flip covers. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Branch Circuit Monitoring System offers data center power insight.

December 11, 2015

Branch Circuit Monitoring (BCM) system provides real-time views of electrical capacity and power usage in colocation and other data centers. Supporting real-time branch circuit monitoring at panelboard, floor PDU, remote power panel, or overhead busway, system affords visibility into entire power chain to manage data center health. For colocation data centers, BCM offers visibility into how much power customer equipment is using and helps enforce SLAs. Data is remotely or locally. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multi-Site Energy Data Loggers aid energy management.

October 27, 2015

Modular monitoring systems include VMU-C EM modular datalogger for small to medium projects, VMUC-Y EM hardware data aggregator for medium to larger projects, and Em2 Server software for large projects. While VMU-C EM provides relay output, SMS, or email alarms and scalable pulse rate inputs as well as data management of electrical variables from up to 32 energy meters, VMUC-Y EM aggregates data for up to 10 VMU-C EM units. Software aggregates data for up to 100 VMUC-EM units.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Forklift Battery Health Monitor tracks real-time data.

October 13, 2015

Installed on lead acid battery, Battery Health Monitor connects battery, forklift, and operator by monitoring real-time data on battery activity.  Device uses Bluetooth to pair automatically with forklift's InfoLink® module, which delivers data collected by monitor to cloud-based management portal where it can be accessed through InfoLink dashboards. Instantaneous alerts on predetermined thresholds can be delivered to managers through email or text messages. Read More

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

DC Power Supplies offer remote CP monitoring, adjustment.

October 1, 2015

With ripple of ±100 mV that lends to efficiency of >85%, REOTRON SMP-CP series aids in monitoring corrosion prevention along entire pipeline or throughout piping and storage in industries requiring cathodic protection. All monitoring is done remotely, and same person can also adjust CP current flow if and as needed. These primary switched power supplies include SMP-CP and SMP-CP/M series models, which provide 500 and 1,000 W output power. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Type-C Test Fixtures perform high-speed differential bus probing.

September 30, 2015

Offering up to 30 GHz of bandwidth, reversible N7015A enables engineers to verify and debug USB 3.1 Gen 2 designs as well as designs using other high-speed signal standards that support Type-C connector. Secondary fixture, N7016A Type-C low-speed signal access and control fixture, manages power and control lines from N7015A to support termination requirements and test configuration as well as connection to third-party power delivery controller. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Battery Pack Monitor protects multi-cell Li-ion batteries.

August 26, 2015

Functioning as stand-alone battery management system, 3-to-8 cell Model ISL94203 accurately monitors, protects, and cell balances rechargeable battery packs to maximize battery life and ensure safe charging and system operation. Device integrates cell voltage level shift, automatic cell balance, 14-bit ADC, current sense monitor, power FET control, and temperature sensor interface. In event of catastrophic failure, IC includes feature that blows polyfuse to render battery pack inoperable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Safety & Security Equipment

Fixed Hydrogen Gas Detector incorporates multiple alarms.

July 10, 2015

Designed for use in unattended battery installations or remote shelters containing gassing lead acid batteries and charging systems, HGD-3000 protects against hydrogen gas buildup while also detecting smoke, temperature, loss of power, and intrusion. Unit mounts to wall, ceiling, or optional junction box and turns on exhaust fan when hydrogen gas levels reach 1%; alarm – local 80 db horn, flashing red LED, and dry contact switch closure – activates at 2%. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Material Handling & Storage

Wireless DC Clamps save, share measurements directly from field.

June 25, 2015

With 64 mm jaw size, a3003 clamps around large, high current conductors and measures up to 2,000 A DC. Fostering accurate measurements without interrupting workflow, a3004 measures 4–20 mA signals without breaking loop and features detachable clamp with extension cable for measurements in tight locations. Both instruments record and store up to 65,000 measurements with logging feature and wirelessly send data to Fluke Connect®-enabled master units and Fluke Connect mobile app. Read More

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USB Power Sensors offer measurement range of -60 to +20 dBm.

May 18, 2015

Utilizing triple path architecture, Models MA24208A/MA24218A provide true RMS measurements of CW, multi-tone, and digitally modulated signals up to 18 GHz. Units offer measurement speeds of >1,600 readings/s continuous and >11,000 readings/s buffered. In addition, sensors provide damage protection up to +30 dBm CW and +34 dB peak at <10 µs. Built-in internal and external trigger facilitates multi-slot measurement of TDD waveforms, such as GSM, WiMAX, and TD-SCDMA. Read More

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

Power Quality Meter offers synchrophasor capability.

May 1, 2015

With synchrophasors, SEL-735 Power Quality and Revenue Meter collects real-time measurements of electrical quantities. Synchrophasor data can be used to perform wide-area control, determine stability margins, detect islanding, record system-wide disturbances, and visualize dynamic system responses. When used as phasor measurement unit, SEL-735 provides synchrophasor data for frequency, phase, positive sequence components, 4 user-defined analog quantities, and 14 digital status bits. Read More

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Power Monitor helps maximize energy management and efficiency.

April 27, 2015

Accommodating up to 6 current inputs, STARLINE Critical Power Monitor (CPM) proactively monitors power usage and distribution in data center environment. Revenue-grade device, capable of monitoring power consumption at multiple receptacle level, offers wired Ethernet and Modbus as well as 802.11n Wi-Fi® connectivity options. Design minimizes footprint needed within STARLINE Track Busway plug-in units, and Web interface aids device provisioning/implementation by data center managers.
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Battery Electrolyte Level Monitor relays real-time status.

April 27, 2015

Applicable to any flooded battery, regardless of voltage and amp-hour, ELM-Series Electrolyte Level Monitoring System continuously and non-invasively monitors electrolyte level and temperature. Each model includes ELM-Monitor and as many sensors as required to connect to each jar/cell. Alarm, triggered upon low electrolyte level or higher than normal temperature, is communicated by sensors to system monitor. Solution offers 4 contacts for external alarming. Read More

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Sound and Vibration Analyzer features color touchscreen.

March 31, 2015

Consisting of Main Control Unit SA-A1, which can be configured with up to 16 channels, RIONOTE enables use of wireless docks or wireless sensor amplifiers. With waveform recording program, user can display and record time waveform of incoming signals. Unit also supports octave analysis for real-time analysis of noise/vibration levels, and can provide for FFT analysis on multiple channels simultaneously. Results are shown in graphs on color screen, in real-time, or from stored data. Read More

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Voltage/Ground Fault Monitors promote battery protection and life.

March 20, 2015

Featuring 4 Form C contacts, VGM-100 Battery Voltage and Ground Fault Monitor reads battery status, detects out-of-limit conditions, and provides alarm conditions at user settings. Real-time battery ground fault monitor, GFM-100, displays positive or negative ground fault message and can activate one of 4 Form C contacts. Upon detecting over/under voltage condition, VM-100 Battery String Voltage Monitor displays voltage over/under status and activates  4 Form C contacts. Read More

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Mini-Clamp Meter spot checks electrical systems.

March 3, 2015

Measuring 5.8 in. tall, pocket-sized AMP-25 AC/DC TRMS Mini-Clamp measures AC/DC load (60/300 A) and in-rush current for motor start-up monitoring, with features like True-RMS for accuracy in electrically noisy environments, non-contact voltage detection, and 300 A low pass filter for variable frequency drive testing. Meter is safety rated CAT III 600 V and features DCA zero and data hold functions, auto power off, 1 in. jaw opening, and backlit screen. Read More

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Source/Measure Units extend battery life in mobile devices.

March 2, 2015

Providing 80 W power output, Model N6785A is used for battery drain analysis, while Model N6786A is used for functional test. Two-quadrant SMUs allow engineers to test devices that require current up to 8 A, such as tablets and large smartphones. With seamless measurement ranging, users can measure dynamic currents without glitches or disruptions to measurement. When combined with SMU's built-in 18-bit digitizer, seamless measurement ranging enables effective vertical resolution of ~28-bits. Read More

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Monitoring System measures power distribution grid conditions.

February 9, 2015

Used to monitor low (600 V) and medium (36 kV) voltage applications, LineWatch™ measures fault detection, voltage, and current to .5% levels of accuracy as well as other key power line conditions. Bird-on-a wire sensors do not require neutral connection and install using hot stick. Allowing utility companies to remotely monitor/manage networks, system uses Cisco-certified IPV6 mesh design and accommodates other communications protocols via Ethernet port or dedicated Network Interface Card.
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