Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

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, Non-Industrial Products

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

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

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, Non-Industrial Products

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

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, Non-Industrial Products

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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products, 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, Transportation Industry Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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

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

Ultrasonic Sensors are pressure rated to 6 bar.

August 25, 2015

With G1 process connection and contact-free measurement, Pressure rated Ultrasonic Sensors can be used for fill level measurement applications under normal pressure or in tanks and containers with overpressure of up to 6 bar. Fill level measurement can be carried out concurrently with overflow protection through combination of switching outputs and analog outputs. Stainless steel housings are resistant to chemicals, and PTFE membrane protects sensor from aggressive fluids and chemicals. Read More

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

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 such as holography, beamforming, acoustic cameras, and sound pressure mapping. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products

Sonar-Imaging System provides 3D view.

July 20, 2015

With StructureScan® 3D, anglers can see fish, underwater structure, and bottom contours in 3-dimensional display on HDS Gen3 fishfinder/chartplotter. Product creates high-resolution, 180° views in depths to 300 ft and as far as 600 ft port and starboard. Using virtual point-of-view angles or ScanTrack™ pan-tilt-rotate control, anglers can combine custom HD and 3D views to increase situational awareness. Vertical Depth Enhancement emphasizes vertical drops and crucial depth contour changes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Chart Generation Tool works with sounders via Wi-Fi.

July 17, 2015

Compatible with Raymarine Dragonfly PRO and Wi-Fish™ systems, SonarChart™ Live lets boaters connect GPS chartplotters, sounders, and fishfinders with mobile devices using Wi-Fi to view HD bathymetry map in real-time while navigating. Once device is connected via Wi-Fi to Navionics Boating, sonar data is streamed to app to create and display personal SonarChart™ Live map layer on top of existing charts. Details are stored on mobile device for continued private use and can be refined over time. Read More

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

Sonar Imaging System offers 3D underwater view.

July 17, 2015

With Simrad® StructureScan® 3D, boaters can see fish, underwater structure, and bottom contours in 3-dimensional display on NSS and NSO evo2 navigational systems. Product scans underwater terrain to create high-resolution, 180° 3D view in depths to 300 ft and as far as 600 ft port and starboard. Using virtual point-of-view angles or ScanTrack™ pan-tilt-rotate control, anglers can combine custom HD and 3D views to increase situational awareness and efficiently search fishing areas. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

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