Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Fuel Level Sensor suits off-highway vehicles.

April 20, 2015

Developed for use in diesel and biodiesel, Model 2UF allows contactless and wear-free monitoring of fluid levels in vehicle tanks. Sensor measures surface of fuel with 1 mm resolution over measurement range up to 1.2 m. Unit operates in harsh conditions and at temperatures of -40 to +105°C. Because medium in tank is constantly in motion, wave movements or sloshing caused by reflections at tank wall are eliminated through damping, and do not directly affect measurement result. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Distance Sensor measures from 30-6,000 mm.

April 1, 2015

Available in M18, M30, and cubic 80 x 80 mm housings, Model P49 is suited for applications where fast activation is essential. Users can choose between 0–10 V analog output, output with fixed characteristics, and switching output. In latter, desired switching point can be adjusted quickly by Teach-In via remote line. Sensors are designed to meet IP67 and are suitable for ambient temperatures from -4 to +158°F. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Speaker Microphone functions even after exposure to 500°F heat.

March 24, 2015

Designed and tested to withstand 500°F for more than 5 min, OTTO 500 features high-temperature design for its case, cable, and strain relief. This high-temperature, fire-rated speaker microphone is also immersion rated. It is fully sealed to IP68 and has been tested in 1 m of water for 31 min. Standard equipment includes 500°F FIRE-TUFF® cable from Whitney Blake as well as one clip that ensures secure attachment to gear. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Microphone Preamplifier allows acoustic testing in tight spaces.

February 12, 2015

Used to convert high impedance signal from measurement microphone into low impedance signal, Model 426A13 is designed for ½ in. microphones used to measure frequencies within both infrasound and the human audible range (3 Hz to 20 kHz). Preamplifier electronics fit in 0.94 in. long housing, and overall length (including connectors) of 1.4 in. accommodates space-constrained test environments. Noise floor allows measurements from 15 dBA to 147 dB with appropriate microphone. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Non-Industrial Products

Fishfinder/Chartplotter features 9 in. widescreen display.

December 29, 2014

Equipped with SolarMAX™ Plus display for optimized viewability in sunlight, Elite-9 CHIRP can produce and display multiple CHIRP sonar frequency settings from single Skimmer® transducer. By displaying 2 user-selected ranges simultaneously, anglers can observe target separation at greater depths and mark fish clearly at high boat speeds. Elite-9 CHIRP includes built-in GPS antenna and detailed U.S. map with more than 3,000 lakes and rivers, plus coastal contours to depths of 1,000 ft. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors offer flexible output configurations.

July 23, 2014

Suitable for difficult distance and level applications, Long Range UA30CAD60 Series offers two different output configurations: 2 digital NPN or PNP outputs, or analog output in either 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc as well as one digital NPN or PNP output. Units feature sensing distances of 250–6,000 mm and are available in either cabled or M12 quick-disconnect versions. Operating from 12–30 Vdc power supply, IP67-rated sensors are set up via simple teach routine. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors have stainless steel housings.

July 11, 2014

With max sensing range of 250–3,500 mm, UA18EAD and UA30CAD Series accommodate difficult distance and level applications via teach procedure and 2 output configurations: 2 digital NPN or PNP outputs, and analog output in 4–20 mA or 0–10 Vdc as well as one digital NPN or PNP output. Sensors come in M18 or M30 versions, have 12–30 Vdc power supply rating, and are available with 2 m cable or M12 quick-disconnect plug. Construction is available to IP67 and NEMA 1/2/4/4X/5/6/6P/12. Read More

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

Lighting Control Sensors help building operators conserve energy.

July 9, 2014

Intended for interior applications, LightHAWK2™ wall switch vacancy and occupancy sensors are available with Passive Infrared (PIR), Ultrasonic (US), and Dual Technology (US and PIR) motion sensor technologies. Other versions include LightHAWK2™ Dimming PIR Sensors, featuring 0–10 V dimming; LightHAWK2™ Night Light PIR Sensor, which combines PIR technology with night-light; and LightHAWK2™ Low Voltage Sensor, which works with power pack or as part of lighting control system. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Front End Sensor detects road hazards.

June 27, 2014

Designed for automotive radar applications, 4-channel Model AFE5401-Q1 provides 25 MSPS/channel sampling speed, enabling quick position and speed discrimination of fast moving scenes. Device monitors 4 channels simultaneously to determine exact direction of incoming radar signal. This allows radar system to make smart decisions about where object is located, if it is moving, and how soon response needs to occur. Supplied in 9 x 9 mm 64-pin QFN package, sensor consumes just 65 mW/channel. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Diver Detection Sonar protects assets from underwater threats.

June 19, 2014

AquaShield Extended Range (ER) Detection Sonar achieves detection ranges of up to 3,500 m for Swimmer Delivery Vehicle targets, 1,800 m for Open Circuit Divers, and 1,200 m for Divers using closed-circuit apparatus. System is suited for navies, coast guards, and any other entity and offshore critical asset in need of defense against threat of fast moving Swimmer Delivery Vehicles and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor offers flexible planning and implementation.

June 3, 2014

Using measuring principle that enables detection of transparent, high-gloss, and multicolored objects in both solid and liquid form, U500 Series provides alternative to photoelectrics in harsh environments. Sensing distance of up to 1,000 mm, and narrow, symmetrical sonic beam angle, with 80 mm dia at object distance of 500 mm, allows use in space-restricted applications. Along with qTeach and qTarget technology, features include Baumer OneBox design with rugged, IP67-rated housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors provide pushbutton programming.

April 29, 2014

Supplied in sealed housing, IP67-rated Series IO Ultrasonic Sensors measure 30 mm dia x 93 mm long and offer pushbutton programming that facilitates and accelerates on-site sensor parameterization without requiring any software. IO-Link compatibility unlocks control functions that customize sensor for installation in challenging environments. Sensors are available in switch point and analog versions with 500 mm or 2, 4, or 6 m sensing ranges. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasound Inspection System helps increase plant reliability.

April 18, 2014

Ultrasonic condition monitoring system, Ultraprobe® 15,000 Touch, enables plant inspection professionals to analyze equipment conditions. Field inspections are enhanced via such on-board features as spectral analysis, camera, IR thermometer, laser pointer, stroboscope, and touchscreen display. Featuring diverse instrument operations supported by software, solution will measure, analyze, and collect all data for mechanical and electric equipment. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor has compact, surface mount design.

March 18, 2014

Measuring 5.2 x 5.2 x 1.15 mm, MA40H1S-R series can deliver up to 100 dB sound pressure at 40 kHz. Operating voltage is 6 Vp-p, and sensor has -6 dB full angle beam of 80°. Structural design, including ceramic element, minimizes required mounting space. Typical areas of use include distance measurement, position detection, and 3D gesture detection applications in portable equipment. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Array Microphone locates noise sources.

March 4, 2014

Combining prepolarized microphone and preamplifier, ¼ in. Model 130A23 measures acoustic signals in audible range of human ear. Unit features 30 dBA noise floor, 143 dB upper range, and frequency range up to 20 kHz. Powered by ICP® or any 2-20 mA constant current supply, microphone is interchangeable within existing setups for ICP® accelerometers, load, force, strain, and pressure sensors. It helps users locate noise sources in appliances, industrial tools, machinery, and automotive interiors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Surface Microphone supports aerospace testing.

February 4, 2014

Consisting of prepolarized microphone and preamplifier combination with water- and dust-resistant cover, Model 130B40 is suited for taking measurements in spaces where traditional microphones will not fit, or outdoor environments and wind tunnels where wind noise can affect measurements. Unit provides measurements up to 142 dB with low noise floor of 32 dBA. Typical applications include airplane panel testing, acoustic fatigue analysis, and window surface testing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Probe Microphone can be used in small, hard-to-reach areas.

January 22, 2014

Accommodating R&D engineers who need to measure sound pressure in confined areas, Model 377B26 comprises microphone, preamplifier, housing, and probe tips of different lengths. Max operating temperature of 800°C suits HVAC manufacturers and test engineers performing leak detection tests. With 0.050 in. dia probe tip that allows near field measurements with minimal disturbance of sound field, prepolarized design can be powered by ICP® or any 2–20 mA constant current supply. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Probe Microphone suits high-temperature automotive testing.

January 22, 2014

Comprised of microphone, preamplifier, housing, and several probe tips in different lengths, Model 377B26 allows for sound pressure and resonant frequencies to be quantified in temperatures up to 800°C, for exhaust noise and engine analysis. Probe tip is 0.050 in. in diameter, allowing use in confined areas. Featuring prepolarized design powered by ICP® or any 2-20 mA constant current supply, probe has dynamic range of 45 dBA to 164 dB and usable frequency range of 2 Hz to 20 KHz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors combine robust design, operational resilience.

December 30, 2013

Featuring 1,000 mm range, U500 sensors detect objects regardless of color, characteristics, or transparency – even under harsh conditions with large amounts of dirt. Response time lends to application flexibility, while narrow, symmetrical sonic beam, with 80 mm dia at object distance of 500 mm, allows use in space-constrained applications. Supplied in IP67 housing, products are available in 3 sensor principles: proximity switch, distance measuring sensor, and reflective light barrier.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Level Sensor measures fluids up to 9.8 ft.

December 3, 2013

Pairing ultrasonic technology with automatic temperature compensation, Model ULSM provides non-contact, continuous level measurement of fluids in almost all conditions. Submersible, IP68-rated unit has blind zone of no more than 4 in. and beam width of no more than 2 in., making it suitable for small tank applications. Configured to custom applications via software, failsafe logic removes need for target calibration. Software allows for adjustment of 4 relays for control applications. Read More