Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors feature 1,000 mm scanning range.

December 18, 2006

When mounted up to 1 m from target, miniature Series 20 delivers precise non-contact proximity, position, and distance sensing on sound reflective substrates including clear, glossy, and opaque materials, regardless of color. Integrated teach-in button allows user to customize settings, while lock-out feature prevents unwanted output programming changes. With IP67-rated polyester housing measuring 20 x 42 x 15 mm, sensors are suited for space-restricted applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Detector offers phased array flaw imaging.

December 11, 2006

When used in phased array mode, portable Phasor XS offers up to 64 channels, and operator can electronically multiplex multi-element probe to achieve control over angle of inspection, amplitude, and depth-of-focus of each ultrasonic beam. Inspection image is presented as full color, sector B-scan on TFT screen, providing comprehensive data in real-time. In conventional mode, Phasor XS uses standard ultrasonic probes for traditional inspection, such as corrosion and thickness measurement. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

Parking Assistance System helps drivers parallel park.

November 21, 2006

Utilizing one ultrasonic smart sensor per vehicle side, Electronic Parking Assistance System integrates with vehicle's central computer unit, anti-lock brake system, and electrical power steering system. When activated by driver, ultrasonic sensor measures parking spaces as vehicle passes them. If space is big enough, system will send audio or visual signal to driver. Driver presses accelerator and brake pedals while system automatically steers vehicle into space. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Solid-State Viscosity Sensor suits low shear applications.

November 10, 2006

Designed to measure samples of low- to mid-range viscosity fluids, ViSmart(TM) provides continuous, real-time viscosity measurements for in-line process control systems. Measuring 1.3 x 1.1 x 0.4 in., acoustic sensor uses semiconductor technology, has no moving parts, and is sealed so it can be completely immersed in process stream. Sensor simultaneously measures fluid viscosity from 1-500 cp and temperatures to 125°C, with no field calibration. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors feature programming options.

November 3, 2006

Series IRU 2000/3000 features virtually maintenance free design with internal temperature compensation, programmable response time and programmable filtering for reliable operation in harsh application environments. Offering detection range from 1-35 ft, sensors provide non-contact method of presence/absence detection, proximity detection, or level control in variety of applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Distance Indicator saves trucks and docks.

October 10, 2006

Designed to take guesswork out of backing up to dock, TEACO DOCK-16 provides read-out of distance in feet to dock or other parking spots. LED numbers are 5 in. high and visible at night, in fog, or in other low light conditions. Indicator is equipped with 1 or 2 ultrasonic sensors that mount below lift gate on loading docks and can pick up truck within 16 ft. To allow for dock bumper and other protrusions, water-resistant unit has offset adjustment up to 3 ft. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensors are available in ranges of 10 or 3.33 psi.

September 7, 2006

Series 103B ICP® Acoustic Pressure Sensors are offered in pigtail wire solder connection, 10-32 top connector, and 3-56 side connector configurations and are used to measure pulsating, transient, and turbulent acoustic phenomena on transportation vehicles and other structures. Available in sensitivities of 500 or 1,500 mV/psi, sensors have rise time of ≤25 µs and feature built-in signal conditioning microelectronics to produce low-impedance voltage output signals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor has 30 mm barrel body style.

August 1, 2006

Teachable with external, removable pushbutton, compact Virtu(TM) 30 has 39 in. sensing distance and is offered with NO, NC, or teachable output. Pushbutton accessory prevents tampering once sensor is installed. Rated to NEMA 4X and IP67, product is resistant to most acids and bases and can be used in harsh environments. Applications include food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and automotive industries. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Microphones enhance audio during conference calls.

June 12, 2006

Suited for professional collaborative applications, Solo® Executive and Desktop Systems incorporate full duplex, wideband audio capability and have 30 m range. Solo Executive can be configured with up to 24 wireless microphones in one room, while Solo Desktop provides same performance benefits to individual professionals in offices for VOIP and IP telephony applications. Both offer audio bandwidth of 100-8,000 Hz and 128-bit encryption. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Remote Sensors are designed for maintenance technicians.

June 12, 2006

Permitting condition monitoring in hard-to-access spaces, Remote Access Sensor includes sensing transducer which is permanently mounted on test subject such as pump, motor, bearing, or valve housing. It is connected to cable that can be inserted through test port and attached to Ultraprobe to data log and/or record sound samples for analysis. Model RAS-MT operates in difficult-to-reach test points, while Ultra-Trak 750(TM) measures ultrasonic amplitude changes on continuous basis. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors provide short range level measurement.

May 25, 2006

Offered in 5 models, non-contact USR Series is supplied with factory-set sensing range, so no calibration is needed. Microprocessor-based circuits provide temperature-compensated signal. Optional USR Level Controller is programmable for up to 2 sensors, for either 110 or 220 Vac power source. Controller provides integrated user-programmable display and alarm, and can also be programmed with hysteresis and alarm delay options to match process control requirements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors accommodate for environmental variables.

May 18, 2006

Measuring 4.45 x 3.00 in., self-contained IRU-5110 Series offers reliable means of detecting level, presence/absence, volume, proximity, and distance of solids or liquids over 3-79 in. sensing range. Available outputs include 0-5 Vdc or 0-2.5 Vdc, 4-20 mA, or 4-20 mA with 2 programmable NPN transistor trips. Integrated microprocessor technology accommodates for environmental factors such as temperature change, waves on liquid, tank irregularities, agitators, and humidity. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Monitor suits use in inaccessible locations.

May 3, 2006

Providing frequent updates on corrosion rates in user's system, Ultracorr® ultrasonic monitoring system features non-intrusive sensor attached to exterior of pipe/vessel surface. Sensors are electronically tagged and measurements stored in hand held, portable data logging instrument. Analysis software provides plots of thickness versus time that are augmented with corrosion rate calculator permitting detailed event analysis. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microphone offers frequency rating of 90 kHz, ± 2 dB.

March 31, 2006

Powered by 2-20 mA signal conditioner and standard coaxial cables, Model 377B01 pre-polarized, ¼ in. Free Field response-type microphone operates from ICP® sensor power. Features include sensitivity rating of 3 mV/Pa, dynamic range of 30-166 dB(A) re 20 µPa, and 120°C operating temperature range. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Random Incidence Microphone offers 50 mV/Pa sensitivity.

January 31, 2006

Model 377A60 externally polarized, ½ in. diffuse field microphone features dynamic range of 15-146 dB(A) and frequency range from 3.15-10,000 Hz, ±2 dB. When combined with PCB Model 426A30 preamplifier, product can operate from 200 V power supply for externally polarized microphones at temperatures to 302°F. It may also be used with ICP® accelerometers in same test, with same signal conditioning equipment, to minimize setup time. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microphone offers frequency range to 16 kHz.

January 31, 2006

Operated from ICP® sensor power, Model 377A20 prepolarized, ½ in. Random Incidence (Diffuse Field) microphone has dynamic range of 14.6-146 dB(A) re 20 µPa. It can be used with ICP® accelerometers in same test, with same signal conditioning equipment to minimize set-up time. Power is provided by 2-20 mA signal conditioner and standard coaxial cables. It has +150°C operating temperature range and coefficient for temperature of -0.001 dB/°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Tester features 32 test channels.

January 23, 2006

Designed for flaw detection as well as measurement of wall thickness and OD of tubes and pipes, Echomac® FD-4 also reports ID dimensions, ovality, eccentricity, and wall variations. It is suitable for on-line or off-line inspections of tubes, bars, or plates, and utilizes EchoHunter software to configure each channel for any combination of thickness and flaw detection. System also features color printing of setups, waveforms, or strip chart recordings. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors feature 12 mm dia cylindrical housing.

January 20, 2006

Designed with nickel-plated brass housing, Analog and Switch-Point Ultrasonic Sensors are IP65 protected for operation in dusty or water-overspray applications. They offer adjustable sensing range from 50-400 mm, response time of 50 ms, and 0.17 mm resolution. Units provide 4-20 mA/20-4 mA and 0-10 V/10-0 V analog output, digital programming, quick disconnect cables, and automatic temperature compensation. They are UL listed, CSA certified, and carry CE mark. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital, Silicon Microphone has 2.6 x 1.6 mm² footprint.

December 28, 2005

Resistant to effects of temperature and humidity, SMT-compliant DigiSiMic integrates microphone chip and ASIC assembled onto carrier chip to form one pinhead-sized, all-silicon component. Microphone chip holds acoustic sensor structure, and ASIC contains bias-circuit, low-noise pre-amplifier, and sigma-delta-based ADC. Single-bit, digital output stream can be connected to downstream digital electronics, and Left/Right feature enables stereo application over single data wire. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Double Sheet Detectors help protect machinery.

December 20, 2005

Consisting of ultrasonic, thru-beam sensors, 18 mm Double Sheet Detectors provide means of detecting 0, 1, or 2 sheets of material with weights from 10-2,000 g/m². Units can identify miss-feeds of paper, cardboard, thin plastic, and foil. Sensors feature teach mode, and detection threshold is adjusted to appropriate material thickness for each applications. Units are IP67 protected and insensitive to printing, colors, and glossy surfaces. Read More