Acoustic & Sound Sensors

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

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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

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Steel Head Ultrasonic Sensors withstand harsh environments.

June 1, 2015

Fully encapsulated in stainless steel housing with gapless transitions, Series P53 features IP68/IP69K protection rating making sensors suited for demanding medical, food processing, and other industrial applications. Sensors are impervious to water vapor, moisture, and dust, and can withstand high-pressure and steam jet cleaning. In addition to standard analog 0–10 V/4–20 mA output and 2 switching outputs, Series P53 can be programmed for various custom settings. Read More

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Ultrasonic Transmitter/Sensor offers intelligent level measurement.

May 21, 2015

Together, 2260 Ultrasonic Level Transmitter and 2270 Ultrasonic Level Sensor provide measurement and detection for nearly all liquids in vessels ranging from closed tank systems to open basins. Integrated intelligence enables devices to differentiate between substances, such as condensation or agitation, and true, actual level of medium avoids incorrect measurements. Accuracy over measurement range is ± 0.05%. Sensors come in PP, PVDF, and 4 and 6 m sizes with 1½ and 2 in. threads. Read More

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Ultrasonic Distance Sensors provide 6,000 mm range.

May 19, 2015

Available in M12, M18, and M30 dimensions, with or without thread or cubic housing, P43 Series supports object recognition for agriculture and fluid levels, distance measuring for trucks and loading ramps, level sensing in dusty conditions, and parking lot detection/barrier monitoring. Units feature 2 integrated internal LEDs for echo justification and provide standard 0–10 V/4–20 mA analog output and 2 switching outputs. Series can be programmed via Teach-In for various other custom settings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasonic Leak Detector features sound range of 20-100 kHz.

May 14, 2015

Capable of amplifying and converting ultrasonic sounds to frequencies and levels that human ear can hear, HHLT-1 Series detects air and gas leaks. CE-compliant unit is suitable for both pressure and vacuum leak detection, steam trap inspection, and exhaust system, tank, and pipe leak testing. Powered by 9 V alkaline battery, detector operates from 32–104°F. Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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