Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Bispecific Antibody Binding Data Generated Using Living Cells to be Presented at PEGS 2012

March 14, 2012

SAW Instruments' unique sam® Biosensors offer real-time, label-free kinetics on cells<4444>Bonn, Germany - SAW Instruments, developer of the innovative sam® family of biosensors for real-time, label-free assays using living cells, will be exhibiting at this year's PEGS protein engineering meeting in Boston, USA from 30 April until 4 May 2012. SAW will showcase its new sam®X system (booth... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multichannel Acoustic Biosensor has adapable microfluidic routing.

December 9, 2011

Able to expand capabilities for studying real-time kinetics on surfaces of live mammalian cells, sam®X sensor uses surface acoustic wave technology and does not require any fluorescent labeling. Each of 8 channels can be utilized independently (8 x 1) or via sequential combinations of 4 x 2, 2 x 4, or 1 x 8 channels to optimize workflow; discrete or common reagents can be delivered to particular sensor chip positions. Analysis takes place in minutes. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Microphone offers natural voice control in smart devices.

November 2, 2011

Housed in 3 x 4 x 1 mm package, Model MP34DT01 combines top-port sound-inlet position with SNR of 63 dB and flat frequency response in full audio band of 20-20,000 Hz. In multiple-microphone applications, device enables active noise and echo cancelling as well as beam-forming, which isolates sound and its location. Applications include speech-recognition systems for voice-controlled software and electronic-assistant applications, as well as sound level meters that require high dynamic range. Read More

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

PCB Piezotronics Announces Platinum Stock Product Program

November 1, 2011

Sensors with Lifetime Warranty and In-Stock Guarantee Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a world leader in vibration, acoustic, pressure, force, and torque sensors, announces the introduction of the PCB Platinum Stock Product program. Building on a commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction the program offers PCB sensors and accessories with a lifetime warranty and an in-stock guarantee. ... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Detector monitors and records bats.

September 27, 2011

Weighing less than .35 kg and fully self-contained, Echo Meter EM3 enables user to monitor bat calls with headphones or built-in speaker. Bat passes are recorded while user simultaneously listens to bat calls in method of choice, including Heterodyne, Frequency Division, or Real Time Expansion mode. Auto-Het feature automatically tunes detector based on echolocation frequency. To facilitate post processing, users may categorize or tag bat call in real-time in 1 of 4 categories. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microphone and Preamplifier allow testing to +120°C.

August 3, 2011

Combining condenser microphone and preamplifier, Model HT378B02 helps overcome high temperature testing challenges associated with acoustic measurements in environmental chambers or other high temperature applications. Unit is used by test engineers to measure sound pressure amplitude and perform frequency analysis to minimize noise, identify resonance frequencies, and preserve human hearing. Typical applications include automotive engine testing, aerospace engine tests, and pump analysis. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Array Microphones suit holography, sound pressure measurement.

June 20, 2011

Operating over 20 Hz to 20 kHz range, models 130E20, 130E21, and 130E22 have similar specifications but are respectively differentiated by BNC, 10-32, and SMB connectors. All models have electret designs and operate on free-field response type, which compensates for their own presence in sound field. Sensitivity is 45 mV/Pa, with noise dloor rating of 30 dBA, and sound pressure level measurement is rated up to 122 dB. TEDS v1.0 lets user locate specific microphone within large group. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Microphone System helps teachers be heard in classroom.

June 17, 2011

Available with 1 or 2 microphones, FreeSpeech(TM) system leverages RF/IR wireless technology to add amplified speech audio reinforcement as part of complete classroom media presentation system. Hands-free microphone can be clipped to lapel, hung around neck, or placed in tabletop stand, and built-in 30 W stereo amplifier provides everything needed to drive set of speakers. It also allows for connection of DVD player, computer, or other audio sources. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Label Sensor has extended baseplate option.

May 20, 2011

Intended for registration and counting applications, LRD8200 Ultrasonic Label Sensor is available with optional extended baseplate to support wider webs and promote better web tracking on machines. Optional baseplate, which supplants standard baseplate with removal of one screw, extends 2 in. from end of sensor. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dassault Aviation Choose Brüel & Kjær Surface Microphones for Development of nEUROn UCAV

May 10, 2011

Brüel & Kjær has been selected by Dassault Aviation to provide high-pressure surface microphones for the development of the nEUROn experimental Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV).<4444>Led by France's Dassault Aviation, the nEUROn is an experimental UCAV demonstrator being developed with the international cooperation of six European countries. Dassault chose Brüel & Kjær to supply... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

USB Ribbon Microphone combines vintage sound, modern technology.

May 3, 2011

Suited for those requiring retro sound during digital recording, UR-1 microphone combines classic, mellow sound of ribbon microphone and integrates it with USB technology. Electrical circuitry matches input requirements of ADCs and USB output with low-noise and high dynamic range. Focused in all-metal body with double-shielded grill, microphone can be used for recording singing, voiceovers, and podcasts. Volume control and headphone jack allow real-time monitoring without any latency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Microphone incorporates I²S digital interface.

January 25, 2011

Offering plug-and-play compatibility for non-handset applications, ADMP441 iMEMS® microphone delivers 24-bit data with industry-standard I²S (Inter-IC Sound) digital interface. SNR of 61 dBA promotes sound quality and intelligibility in far-field applications, while flat frequency response from 100 Hz to 15 kHz produces balanced and natural sound. Also, PSRR of 80 dBFS delivers RF and electrical noise rejection to allow design flexibility for placement and power trace routing. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Free-Field Microphone, Preamplifier offer TEDS capabilities.

January 20, 2011

As combined ½ in. free-field pressure microphone and iTEDS enabled preamplifier (per IEEE 1451.4) set, Endevco® model EM46AE is designed for general-purpose and larger channel count precision acoustic measurements. Condenser microphone and preamplifier are both constructed of stainless steel and calibrated together. With frequency response from 3.15 Hz to 20 kHz and dynamic range of 14 dBA to 135 dB, set is designed according to IEC 61094 Class 1 standard guidelines. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasonic Leak Detector suits pressurized gas applications.

December 23, 2010

Designed to trigger alarm only when inaudible ultrasound is detected between 25-100 kHz, Banshee343 provides wide-area gas detection coverage in any hazardous-area application where pressurized gas is present - regardless of environmental conditions. Four piezo-electric sensor heads, sealed in ceramic housing with no moving parts, provide wide coverage area with 20 m radius. Detector never requires field calibration, and all background noises are filtered. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Crash Sensors accelerate relay of crash data.

November 30, 2010

Crash Impact Sound Sensor improves vehicle occupant protection by using structure-borne noise generated during frontal and side-impact collisions to determine how airbags deploy. Analyzing and evaluating collision within milliseconds, algorithms relay data about crash event to vehicle's restraints control module so airbags and pre-tensioners can be fired with proper force at timing. Side-mounted pSAT sensors detect pressure changes in door cavity using entire side door as sensing area. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Driver Assistance System helps ensure safe lane changing.

November 17, 2010

Using ultrasonic sensors, Side View Assist blind-spot assistant is capable of registering objects 3 m to side and diagonally to rear of vehicle. If sensors detect vehicle, signal is checked for plausibility by system's electronics to prevent false alarms. System then warns driver optically, and if driver fails to react, it will provide acoustic warning. Working at speeds of 10-140 kph, Side View Assist aids drivers in complex traffic situations when relative speeds are low. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Microphone features waterproof, dustproof design.

November 3, 2010

Measuring 6.02 x 2.7 mm, Model KECG2742 is omni-directional with response frequency of 100-20,000 Hz at low signal to noise response of 60 dBA. Output impedance is 2.2 k<font face='Symbol'>W</font> at 2.0 Vdc/0.5 mA within temperature range of -20 to +70°C. Fully compliant with IP-57, IEC Standard v2.0, electret condenser microphone is housed in aluminum and suitable as adjunct for mobile radios, transceivers, or any equipment operating in harsh environmental conditions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital MEMS Microphones suit portable electronics applications.

November 2, 2010

Based on CMOS/MEMS membrane technology, Models WM7210 and WM7220 incorporate ADC, which outputs single-bit pulse density modulated format audio data stream. Output can be defined for left or right configuration, allowing for applications requiring stereo operation. Available in 4 x 3 x 1 mm and 4.72 x 3.76 x 1.25 mm packages, respectively, Models WM7210 and WM7220 are suited for mobile phones, PCs, portable media players, digital still cameras, and navigation devices. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Array Microphones offer frequency range up to 20 KHz.

October 27, 2010

Incorporating SMB connector for integration with DAQ systems, Endevco® Model EM40PH features 50 mV/Pa sensitivity and dynamic range up to 135 dB, while Model EM40PL offers sensitivity of 10 mV/Pa and dynamic range up to 150 dB. Free-field pre-polarized microphones are designed for multi-channel acoustic measurements of sound power, sound pressure levels and frequencies, and sound-field analyses. Incorporation of TEDS technology allows microphones to be recognized by TEDS compatible input modules. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Marine Sonar System incorporates CHIRP technology.

October 7, 2010

Incorporating frequency sweeping pulse compression technology (a/k/a/ CHIRP), Simrad BSM-2 provides readings for depths greater than 10,000 ft. Coupled with Airmar® Broadband transducer, system offers digitally purified images of individual fish markings and clear separation of fish from other targets. CHIRP function eliminates surface and turbulent water clutter and interference within water column. Housed in waterproof die-cast aluminum box, system is compatible with 12 or 24 Vdc power systems. Read More