Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors provide non-contact distance measurement.

July 2, 2007

M-300 sensors transmit narrow beam sound pulses at user-selected or software-triggered rate, process return echoes, and produce several outputs dependent on position of target. Operating from 12-24 Vdc, sensors feature output voltage range that can be reprogrammed to start and end anywhere between 0-10 Vdc. Parameters and outputs are programmable via RS-485 data link, and various models are available for detection ranges from 4 in. to 15 ft. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microphone operates from ICP(TM) sensor power.

June 6, 2007

Offering frequency range of 4-20 kHz ±2 dB, Model 377A13 prepolarized ½ in. pressure response microphone features maximum linear dynamic range of 160 dB along with noise floor rating of 20 dB(A). It operates over temperature range of -40 to +120°C. Microphone is designed for applications requiring matching magnitude and phase at any position to measure changes caused by microphone presence in sound field such as those required in confined spaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Response Microphone has 20 kHz max frequency.

May 29, 2007

Model 377A13 is designed for applications requiring matching magnitude and phase at any position to properly measure changes caused by microphone presence in sound field. This prepolarized, ½ in. pressure response microphone operates from ICP sensor power, which offers frequency capability from 4-20 kHz (+ 2 dB). Operating over temperature range of -40 to +120°C, product offers max linear dynamic range to 160 dB with noise floor rating of 20 dB(A). Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Flaw Detector suits aerospace inspections.

May 11, 2007

To promote effective scanning of composite components and structures, Phasor XS is available with ultrasonic, phased array transducer that features 90% hard water acoustic material and 10% water gap. Portable instrument, compatible with various probes, can operate in conventional and phased array flaw-imaging modes. Latter allows detector to drive arrays with up to 64 elements, using any 16 of them to form virtual probe. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Microphone delivers quality business audio.

March 30, 2007

Solo® Executive 4- and 8-channel BFS(TM) (Basic Feature Set) systems are offered in packages with wireless microphones, base station, and charger. Weighing less than 1 oz, microphones are encrypted, rechargeable, and immune to EMI. MaxFlex(TM) technology lets users choose any combination of XLR, lapel, omni, or directional tabletop microphones and enables multiple systems to be deployed within same building or campus. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Audio Packages combine wireless mics, conferencing systems.

March 30, 2007

Pre-configured, professional-quality room audio solutions combine wireless encrypted microphones and audio conferencing systems. While designed to work with all applicable video and audio systems, presets are available for plug-and-play interfacing to Polycom conference phones and video conferencing systems. Specific offerings include Solo(TM) Executive 4- an 8-channel BFS systems respectively pre-cabled with Polycom Vortex® EF2241 and EF2280 audio conferencing systems. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Wireless Adapter works with standard handheld microphones.

February 5, 2007

Measuring .9 x .8 x 3.6 in., Solo(TM) XLR Adapter provides range up to 100 ft and operates over audio bandwidth of 100-8,000 Hz, covering all business applications. MaxFlex(TM) technology enables any combination of up to 16 Solo Wearable, Tabletop Microphones or XLR Adapters in single area. Compatible with standard dynamic type microphones, adapter provides 128-bit digital encryption and has 8-hr battery life with rapid 2 hr recharge. Read More

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