Sensors & Detectors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sealed Pressure Sensors survive hostile environments.

January 20, 2009

Able to operate with various fluids/gases, industrial pressure sensors feature stainless steel diaphragm in all-welded 304L stainless steel housing and utilize oil-filled piezo-resistive sensing technology along with ASIC. Models P250/P251, operating on 5 Vdc power, provide ratiometric 0.5-4.5 Vdc linear amplified output proportional to pressure. Operating on 9-32 Vdc, P250R/P251R have internal regulator and offer regulated 5 or 10 Vdc linear amplified output proportional to pressure. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dew Point Transmitter operates in pressures to 6,500 psi.

January 20, 2009

Offered as fully configured moisture transmitter, Easidew optimizes accessibility for measuring trace moisture and dew point. It can be instantly incorporated into air or gas management control system and provides features that facilitate installation and operation. Specifically, unit incorporates Michell Advanced Ceramic Moisture Sensor with microprocessor-based measurement circuitry to offer fully calibrated and interchangeable transmitter. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Thermometer has attenuation alarming capability.

January 20, 2009

Designed for non-contact infrared temperature measurement applications, Modline 5R infrared thermometer utilizes dual detector assembly that measures temperature by comparing infrared radiation levels in 0.85-1.05 and 1.0-1.1 µ wavelength bands. Attenuation adjustment alarming operates independent from optional dirty window detector. Attenuation alarm settings are configurable from 5-95%, from either back panel of sensing head or from Ircon Modview program. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Torque Testers feature mechanical overload protection.

January 20, 2009

Suited for lab or production use for closure manufacturers, bottlers, and food and beverage companies, CTA Digital Cap Torque Testers capture peak readings for application and removal torques, and provide data output via RS-232 and Mitutoyo. Testers include set of 4 adjustable sample gripping posts, AC adapter, 9 V battery, user's guide, and NIST-traceable certificate of calibration. Three torque capacities are available; 12, 50, and 100 lb-in. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Flame Detectors are explosion proof.

January 16, 2009

Designed to protect municipal/industrial waste disposal facilities, SharpEye 40/40I optical flame detectors are fitted with heated window to withstand harshest of conditions, and HART output to offer quality information during installation or maintenance. Detectors are Hazardous Area approved (FM/ATEX/IECEx/CSA) for location in zone I areas and 3rd party performance approved (EN54-10, FM, DNV). Product, when placed along edge of waste pit, enables continuous monitoring of waste pit. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Accelerometer features IEEE 1451.4 TEDS.

January 16, 2009

Weighing 10 g, Model 3093M18 is miniature 10 mV/g accelerometer that features 10-32 mounting stud and 4-pin connector. With its 0.61 in. vertical dimension, titanium constructed unit can be mounted into tight spaces. Hermetically sealed sensors feature shear construction and are electrically isolated from sensor case. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pancake Load Cell features USB digital interface.

January 16, 2009

Offered in 500-5,000 lb, various outputs (3 mV/V, ±5 Vdc, ±10 Vdc, 4-20 mA), LCF400 pancake load cell uses heat-treated 17-4 SS construction for optimal performance. Featuring female/female threads, unit has USB output and metric threads capabilities. Utilizing metal foil strain gauge technology for accuracy, it has capacity ranging from 250-5,000 lb. Other features included are nonlinearity of ±0.10%, bridge resistance of 700 W, and deflection of 0.002-0.005 in. nominal. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensor comes with built-in ground isolation.

January 15, 2009

Made of PiezoStar® crystal, ground-isolated Kistler Type 6125C has sensitivity range up to -37 pC/bar and pressure up to 300 bar. It features PiezoSmart® sensor identification, and also can measure data in noisy testing conditions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Absolute Encoder Interface enhances motion controllers.

January 14, 2009

Offered as peripheral module, HSSI-HES lends flexibility to SPiiPlus and MC4U motion controller families by providing user with 2 solutions for absolute position feedback. It supports EnDat v2.2 and Tamagawa Smart-Abs absolute encoders, and each module is capable of handling one or two feedback devices of either kind. Features include High Speed Serial Interface (HSSI) controller connection, encoder error protection, and 20 KHz sampling rate synchronized with servo cycle. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Kit aids in developing environmental monitoring systems.

January 14, 2009

Designed to expand PSoC® First Touch(TM) Starter Kit with CyFi(TM) Low-Power RF, CY3271-EXP1 Environmental Sensing Kit helps designers create various sensor-based systems. It includes weather station expansion board with pressure/humidity/temperature/ambient light sensors, operated and monitored simultaneously, and pigtail thermistor board for measuring temperature remotely. Sense and Control Dashboard software helps users setup/monitor wired or wireless network through visual dashboard. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Area Imaging Scanner reads 1D, PDF, and 2D bar codes.

January 14, 2009

Along with 1.2 megapixel camera for capturing hi-res item images, MS4980 VuQuest(TM) employs aggressive presentation-mode scanning and other features for optimal scanning quality in space-limited areas. End users can incorporate OCR, and TotalFreedom® development platform expands functionality by allowing image processing, decoding, and formatting plug-ins to be loaded directly onto unit. Also, intelligent multi-interface design delivers automatic cable detection and configuration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Data Logger senses and records motion.

January 14, 2009

Motion110 senses motion and records date and time stamped readings of when motion occurred. It can measure and record up to 13,107 time stamped events and will not consume memory when it doesn't sense motion. Non-volatile solid state memory provides data security, even if battery becomes discharged, and device has 5 yr battery life. Data retrieval is accomplished by plugging it into COM or USB port. Read More

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Image Sensors solve complex applications without requiring PC.

January 12, 2009

Designed to support inspections on factory floor without PC, iVu seriesTG Image Sensors feature 752 x 480 CMOS imager and 2.7 in. LCD touch screen display with intuitive interface and configurable inspection parameters. Units offer integrated or external lighting in red, blue, green, or infrared options, as well as remote TEACH, adjustable focus lenses, onboard USB port for upload/download to USB drive, and inspection/system logging for analysis. Read More

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

Fiber Optic Signal Conditioner targets HERO and EED testing.

January 9, 2009

Optimized to measure small current, Model FPI-HS/HE is designed for Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation Ordnance (HERO) and Electro-Explosive Devices (EED) testing used in military, automotive, and aerospace applications, such as in aircrafts and weapons systems. Unit runs at 15 kHz and includes built-in temperature compensation system that maintains accuracy even when test environment temperature varies. Read More

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CMOS Image Sensor offers 13.2 Gbps pixel-rate.

January 9, 2009

Featuring 13.2 Gbps digital data throughput, 3.0 megapixel LUPA-3000 offers triggered and pipelined synchronous shutter with 485 fps frame rate and windowing capability for undistorted images and accelerated readout. Its 32, 8-bit on-chip digital LVDS outputs facilitate camera design for machine vision and holographic data storage applications. Also, dual slope capability maintains contrast quality in shadowed regions without saturating bright areas in scenes with high contrast ratio. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Viscosity Sensors can be completely immersed in fluid.

January 9, 2009

Available in ½ in. NPT or ½ in. BPT thread configurations, solid-state IP67 threaded bolt ViSmart sensor provides instantaneous sample and/or continuous, real-time, in-process viscosity measurements and is rated for operation in temperatures to 125°C. It can be completely immersed in fluid, allowing full integration within tanks and enclosures, and also comes with smart sensor interface that facilitates installation and integration into embedded applications. Read More

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CMOS Image Sensor provides early warning road safety.

January 9, 2009

Offered as 750 x 400 pixel global shutter image sensor, MLX75307 improves road safety for automotive front vision applications by proactively alerting driver of potential dangers. Pixel matrix extends input and output dynamic ranges, and low light response boost increases image brightness and contrast in low-light conditions. Combining both functions in single frame, sensor offers dynamic range up to 128 dB while achieving high image contrast in dark image areas. Read More

HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Viscosity Sensor is suited for thick and viscous fluids.

January 9, 2009

Featuring smart sensor interface, ViSmart high shear extended range sensor measures fluid viscosity from 1,000-10,000 AV (acoustic viscosity) units and is available for integration into embedded applications. It is rated for operation in temperatures up to 125°C and designed to provide instantaneous sample and/or continuous, real-time, in-process viscosity measurements. Sealed for complete immersion, solid-state unit uses semiconductor technology. Read More

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

Flow Switch is pressure rated to 2,000 psi.

January 9, 2009

Suited for measuring and monitoring flow of low viscosity liquids and gases, Model DS04 Flow Switch measures liquid flows to 150 Lpm and gas flows to 1,400 Lpm. Available pipe sizes include ¼, ½, ¾, 1, and 1-¼ in. with full scale ranges from 1.5-50 Lpm water and 28-240 SLpm air. Switch can be supplied with brass or 316 stainless steel wetted parts and Buna or Viton seals, with pressure ratings of 2,900 psig for brass and 4,350 psig for stainless steel. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Contactless Rotary Position Sensor offers 12-bit resolution.

January 8, 2009

Incorporating factory-programmable Hall effect rotary sensor, SRH280P provides rotary measurement in high-dither vibration conditions without any deterioration of sensing element due to non-contacting operating principle. It can operate from 5 Vdc regulated or 9-30 Vdc unregulated power supply and is available with analog (0.5-4.5 Vdc) or digital (PWM) signal output. Sensor can be programmed with any one of 341 angles from 0-20° to 0-360° in 1° increments. Read More