Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors serve remote liquid level applications.

April 26, 2016

Featuring stainless steel housings, full epoxy potting, NEMA 6P/IP68 rating, and 7 kV surge protection, ToughSonic® REMOTE 30/50 are designed for irrigation automation, flood monitoring, and other remote level measurement applications. Respective max ranges are 30 and 50 ft, and both all-digital, lightning-resistant, energy efficient sensors are available with Modbus RS-232 or RS-485 serial data interface; baud Rate of 9600 is adjustable to 115200. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors perform measurements of uneven surfaces.

April 18, 2016

Utilizing combination of mechanical, electronic, and transducer designs, MassaSonic™ FlatPack™ Compact Ultrasonic Sensors can make accurate measurements within 0.1% over distances from 1 in. to 13 ft. IP68-rated units operate over temperatures from -40 to 70°C and are suited for use with variety of chemicals, fluids, and even solids. Typical applications range from industry, automation, turbulence, and collision avoidance to robotics, pipes, conveyors, shoots, and dry goods. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speaker Microphone employs noise canceling technology.

April 14, 2016

Along with ergonomic push-to-talk actuator sized to facilitate activation, Revo NC1 features noise canceling technology, 3.5 mm earphone jack, and clothing clip with 360° rotation with positive detent stops every 45°. This compact, palm-sized speaker microphone, protected against dust and blowing rain to MIL-STD-810, is suited for daily use in noisy restaurant, casino, retail, and hospitality environments. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Simrad Structurescan 3D Honored with Industry Award for Product Innovation

February 24, 2016

Award Marks Third Consecutive Win For Innovation Leader Egersund, Norway – Simrad StructureScan® 3D sonar imaging has won the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the Consumer Electronics category at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. Following the success of the Simrad NSO evo2 multifunction display in 2014, and Simrad ForwardScan™ sonar in 2015,... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Occupancy Sensors conserve energy by un-lighting unoccupied areas.

February 23, 2016

Used to conserve energy and meet Title 24 building energy codes dimming or turning off lights in unoccupied spaces, bi-level dimming occupancy sensors incorporate PIR (Passive Infrared), ultrasonic, and microwave technology. Bluetooth®-enabled version, which can be controlled remotely by Android or IOS device, supports initial set up as well as subsequent sensor adjustments. Microwave version uses Doppler Effect to detect motion and can be installed within fixture housing. 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 suited for measuring appliance noise, electric car sound quality, environmental noise, and cabin noise. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Curtiss-Wright and Geospectrum Technologies Collaborate on New Lightweight Sonar System

January 22, 2016

New TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar) system is an innovative Antisubmarine Warfare solution designed specifically for smaller surface ships and USVs UDT (UNDERSEA DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY) ASIA - SINGAPORE – (Booth #17) – Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions division has announced that its INDAL business unit is collaborating with GeoSpectrum Technologies (Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Chartplotter/Fishfinder offers wireless connectivity.

December 11, 2015

Equipped with multi-touch display and internal 10 Hz GPS receiver, GO7 XSE uses StructureScan® HD Imaging and DownScan Imaging™ for picture-like view of bottom on each side and beneath boat. CHIRP Sonar provides target separation with minimal interference, while ForwardScan™ provides forward-looking, 2D sonar views of bottom depth ahead of boat. Other features include autopilot integration/control, Cruise Charting page, TripIntel™ trip computer, and SonicHub® marine audio system. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fishfinders/Chartplotters enhance nautical missions.

December 10, 2015

Available in 4, 5, 7, and 9 in. screen sizes, HOOK series includes fishfinders as well as fishfinder/chartplotter models. CHIRP Sonar maximizes target separation to distinguish baitfish from game fish, while DownScan Imaging™ give anglers clear, photo-like view of fish-holding structure beneath boat. Other features include daylight-viewable LED display, Advanced Signal Processing, and built-in GPS antenna (select models). HOOK 4 and 5 in. models are also available in Ice Machine™ versions. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Chartplotter/Fishfinder targets coastal fishermen.

December 10, 2015

Equipped with multi-touch display and internal 10 Hz GPS receiver, GO5 XSE uses StructureScan® HD Imaging and DownScan Imaging™ for picture-like view of bottom on each side and beneath boat. CHIRP Sonar provides target separation with minimal interference, while ForwardScan™ provides forward-looking, 2D sonar views of bottom depth ahead of boat. Cruise Charting page combines crucial navigation data and charts into one display, and TripIntel™ technology tracks and displays key information. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Sailing Chartplotter features 5 in. multi-touch display.

December 10, 2015

Equipped with 5 in. multi-touch screen with pinch-to-zoom capabilities, Vulcan 5 offers built-in GPS, waypoints, routes, and integrated autopilot control. Unit integrates with existing NMEA 2000® networks and offers access to SailSteer functionality with addition of wind sensor. When paired with ForwardScan™ transducer or Broadband Radar™, Vulcan 5 provides collision avoidance. GoFree™ wireless technology lets sailors control and view navigation information via tablet or smartphone. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sonar Transducer combines fish- and structure-finding.

December 10, 2015

Offering multiple mounting options, TotalScan™ combines 3 sonar technologies in one transducer. CHIRP Sonar provides anglers with optimized fish-target separation with minimal interference for clutter-free display. StructureScan® HD delivers photo-like images of fish-holding structure on both sides of boat, while DownScan Imaging™ provides same photo-like images directly beneath boat. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Sailing Chartplotter offers forward-looking sonar function.

December 9, 2015

Equipped with 7 in. multi-touch screen with pinch-to-zoom capabilities, Vulcan 7 FS offers built-in GPS, waypoints, routes, and integrated autopilot control. Unit integrates with existing NMEA 2000® networks and offers access to SailSteer functionality with addition of wind sensor. When paired with ForwardScan™ transducer or Broadband Radar™, Vulcan 7 FS provides collision avoidance. GoFree™ wireless technology lets sailors control and view navigation information via tablet or smartphone. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Fishfinder/Chartplotters feature integrated Bluetooth®.

December 9, 2015

Available in 5 and 7 in. models, respectively, Elite-5 and Elite-7 Ti are designed for anglers who want complete view of area beneath boat. CHIRP Sonar offers optimized fish-target separation and screen clarity, while StructureScan® HD sonar imaging system with Lowrance DownScan Imaging™ delivers photo-like images of fish-holding structure on both sides and directly beneath boat. Both models feature GPS antenna, LED-backlit touchscreen, Bluetooth® and wireless connectivity. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact Ultrasonic Sensors address diverse market needs.

December 2, 2015

Respectively available in IP67-rated M18 housings constructed of thermoplastic and stainless steel, UA18CSD and UA18ESD Series have housings ranging from 53–61 mm long and offer sensing distances up to 800 mm. Both digital output and analog output versions are available. Digital NPN or PNP versions, which can be either NO or NC, support 2 set-points to provide detection window. Analog output versions include 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc with positive or negative slope. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors come in thermoplastic and stainless steel.

November 23, 2015

Available in M18 housings, thermoplastic UA18CSD Series and stainless steel UA18ESD Series provide long sensing distances up to 800 mm, in spite of compact thread length of 38.3 mm. Digital NPN or PNP versions can be either NO or NC, and support 2 different set points, providing detection window. Analog output versions include 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc, with positive or negative slope. All are IP67-rated, have cULus UL508 approval, and can be operated with 10–30 Vdc. 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 for automotive cabin noise measurement, environmental monitoring, and reverberation room testing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor is designed for close range applications.

October 9, 2015

Able to measure as close as 1.75 in., ToughSonic® 3 has optimum range of 2 ft and max range of 3 ft. Sensor is user-configurable, via using included SenixVIEW configuration and analysis software, to meet interface and performance requirements, and Senix Teach function allows pushbutton sensor adjustment without computer. Packaged in 30 mm threaded 316 stainless steel housing, IP68-rated product is fully potted with 6 ft pigtail cable and offers interface reverse polarity protection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations utilize snow level sensor option.

October 7, 2015

Available as option for Weather MicroServer which can be used with any CWS weather station model, Snow Level Sensor transmits ultrasonic pulsed sound wave through air to meet reflective object, such as snow. When sound wave makes contact with target, it bounces back toward sensor, which records time required for sound wave to travel to target and return. Using speed of sound, sensor calculates distance to object. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed Flatness Inspection to Within One Micron

October 6, 2015

Duhamel DTI has designed a bench for testing the magnetic circuits of electrical contactors that uses the LJ-G Series 2D laser displacement sensor by Keyence. The resulting performance is extraordinary - a rate of 4,000 to 5,000 parts per hour with micron level accuracy. Duhamel DTI is an engineering firm located at Domène, near Grenoble, at the foot of the French Alps. Its highly... Read More