Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensors combine intelligence and modularity.

April 22, 2003

Auto-adaptable TELEMECANIQUE® OSIPROX(TM) proximity sensors automatically adjust for max sensing distance no matter what their environment. OSIRIS(TM) photoelectric sensors automatically change to retro-reflective or thru-beam mode, and identify if target material is light or dark. OSISONIC(TM) ultrasonic sensors have sensing range of 6 mm to 1 m and are unaffected by dust, ambient noise, or temperature fluctuations. OSISWITCH(TM) limit switches offer modularity in bodies, contact blocks, operating heads and, cable entries. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Acoustic Emission Card features two parametric channels.

April 17, 2003

PCI-2 Two Channel Acoustic Emission card with sensor has 2-channels of simultaneous Acoustic Emission waveforms and features digital signal processing on PCI card. Low noise and low threshold performance are achieved with use of 18-bit A/D conversion scheme, with up to 40 Msample/sec acquisition and real time J-sample averaging. System also has two parametric channels for other transducers, such as pressure, temperature, load, and more. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Splice Detection System suits variety of media.

March 19, 2003

Model VSU-12 detects contact points on paper, plastic, foil, or clear media sheets. Cylindrical M-18 ultrasonic sensor with plug-in connections automatically adapts to medium being sensed, while handling sheet speeds up to 9 m/s. Unit includes auto-teach, adjustable dynamic output, error control output, short circuit proof PNP transistor outputs, and LED indicators for state of operation. Mounting between transmitter and receiver is 20-40 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Flaw Detector has sunlight-readable color LCD.

March 13, 2003

Portable model USN 58L, with transreflective LCD display, offers 60 Hz update rate and two rotary operational adjustment knobs. It also includes .040-480 in. range in steel and 15-2,000 pulse repetition frequency. Unit's 4 damping settings and 10 frequency selections from 250 kHz to 25 MHz enable optimum matching to probe characteristics. Offerings include 2 independent flaw gates, memory for 200 stored data sets, and single-shot measurement technique. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor is intrinsically safe.

March 11, 2003

Self-contained in 30 mm housing with quick-disconnect connector, Intrinsically Safe Series RPS-409A-IS detects presence, proximity, level control, volume, and distance measuring in explosive and hazardous locations. With range from 4 in. to 18 ft, chemical-resistant product is UL listed and offers built-in temperature compensation, analog voltage output, sync/enable input line, and short circuit protection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor is field configurable.

February 28, 2003

SUPERPROX® SC300 12 mm sensor detects changing colors, clear material, and small objects down to 0.1 mm at speeds of 2000/min. Up to 10 different engineering parameters can be graphically set through Windows®-based software and AC441 configurator. With glass epoxy face and NEMA 4X/IP67 rating, sensor resists most acids and bases, including most food products. It is sealed to withstand dusty, noisy, noncondensing-humidity, high-pressure, and washdown environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Assessment Device senses lubrication conditions.

October 17, 2002

Portable Ultraprobe 201 Grease Caddy informs users of lubrication conditions in bearings by sensing high-frequency emissions produced by bearings. It translates them into audible range where they are heard through headphones and seen on meter. Amplitude levels can be set to determine when to lubricate. Unit attaches to most common grease guns, swivels for left and right handed users, and adjusts for odd angle approaches. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Level-Detection Sensor sees through metal walls.

September 27, 2002

levelprox, designed for use with metal storage tanks, utilizes ultrasonic sensing technology to detect liquid levels inside metal-walled tanks. Suitable for applications where intrusion into tank is not desired, levelprox can sense through metal walls from .040 to .590 in. thick. It incorporates 1-102 Tri-clamp fitting into sensor and can be used with optional mounting kit. It includes alarm output and teach button for set-up and programming. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Condenser Microphones take acoustic measurements.

September 16, 2002

Acoustic products includes prepolarized random incidence, Series 130 array, and precision condenser microphones, available in 1/4 and 1/2 in. sizes. Family also includes ICP® preamplifiers, dual channel amplifiers, calibrators, and Pistonphones. Applications include sound power testing, engine noise, outdoor noise monitoring, acoustic chamber testing, sound pressure mapping, acoustic mode analysis, near-field acoustic holography, and vibro-acoustic testing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microphones provide acoustic measurements.

August 19, 2002

Microphone line includes 1/2 and 1/4 in. prepolarized free-field and pressure microphones, 1/2 in. prepolarized random incidence, and 1/2 in. external free-field microphones. They are suitable for sound power testing, engine noise, outdoor noise monitoring, and acoustic chamber testing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fork Sensor detects all label types.

July 19, 2002

GSU 14/24 ultrasonic fork sensor can detect foil on foil, foil on paper, paper on paper, metallized foil, thin metal foils as well as clear, metallic, and conductive ink labels. It offers PNP or NPN outputs and light or dark switching. Outputs and adjustments are made by push button, remote teach-in feature. GSU comes housed in rugged anodized aluminum body with protection rating of IP67 making it suitable for label detection in most environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Ultrasonic Sensor has 10 msec reaction time.

July 12, 2002

Sealed to IP67, miniature ultrasonic sensor series offers sensing range of 100 mm, with blind range as small as 10 mm. Available in M12 x 1 x 70 mm tubular enclosure or 15 x 20 x 49 mm rectangular housing, sensor series suits space restricted applications. Switching point can be remotely adjusted using external Teach-in capability. Sonic beam angle of 6° makes series suitable for sensing objects through openings such as bottlenecks, test tubes, or ampoules. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensor features NEMA 4X and IP67 ratings.

June 24, 2002

SUPERPROX® Model SM300FP has 1.3 x 0.3 x 0.75 in. flat profile housing and detects materials at distances of 0.25 to 4.00 in. from sensor face. Ultrasonic sensor requires no adjustments to compensate for different materials being detected including metals, rubber, and plastics. Epoxy face is unaffected by dirt, water, sawdust, oil, film, and other contaminants. It is also unaffected by magnetic fields and transient voltage. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Sensors detect high intensity acoustics.

June 6, 2002

Series 106 and 116 can measure low-level pressure and high-intensity acoustic and ultrasonic sound pressure levels. Both have solid-state construction, no moving parts, stainless steel housings, high frequency range, and up to 500 mV/psi sensitivity. Applications include monitoring pulsations, turbulence, and noise in hydraulic and pneumatic systems; detecting pressure fluctuations in compressors, turbines, pumps and pipe lines; and measuring noise of jet engines. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Level Sensors include transmitter and software.

May 3, 2002

Non-contact BulkSonics sensors and stand-alone Smart Transmitters measure level of bulk solids and liquids. Windows(R) 98 PC-based EView software in each transmitter provides programmable parameters that allow user to program and monitor transmitters from PC in office or plant. Transmitters come with joystick aiming device and are available with optional split-flange for easy assembly and mounting. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Remote Microphone utilizes Bluetooth(TM) wireless technology.

April 29, 2002

Remote microphone enables Motorola two-way radio users to work in cord-free environment. It communicates to radio through adapter equipped with Bluetooth Wireless Technology and adapter-capable battery on radio. Technology is based on 2.402 to 2.480 GHz radio link that offers reliable voice and data transmissions even in noisy RF environments. Wireless remote speaker microphone features range up to 30 ft depending on environmental conditions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Monitor senses ultrasound centered around 40 kHz.

April 8, 2002

Ultra-Trak 750 passively monitors structure borne ultrasounds produced by operating equipment. It can be set to detect rise or drop off of sound levels in real-time for trending or alarm purposes. Utilizing 4-20mA current loop power or current loop output, unit can be connected to alarms or recorders. Stainless steel housing is water resistant and dust proof. Applications include mechanical failure, valve leakage, flow disruption, and cavitation. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensor detects at long range.

March 15, 2002

Ultrasonic 18mm Superprox(R) Model SM600 Series works at distances up to 10 in. from object. It has deadband of 0.75 in. and can be configured for specific sensing range or fixed sensing window as narrow as 1/8 in. Sensor detects objects as small as 0.06 in. dia at distance of 2.5 in., in all colors and materials, transparent or opaque, liquid or solid. It also detects objects through small openings and parts moving back-to-back at speeds of 2,000 per min. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensor detects tiny objects 2 in. away.

March 12, 2002

Extended range 12mm ultrasonic SUPERPROX(R) Model SM300 Series detects all materials at distances from as close as 0.25 in. to as far as 2.00 in. from sensor face. At such distances, sensor is safely out of harm's way. It detects objects as small as 0.098 in. dia rod or 0.039 in. wide flat bar. Operating on 12 to 24 Vdc, sensor is equipped with both sinking (NPN) and sourcing (PNP) outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sonic Leak Detector can be used with air or contact probe.

February 12, 2002

Model 3000 is designed to translate ultrasonic signals in 45kHz range to audible sounds which represent frequency and amplitude characteristics of original ultrasonic signal. Audible background noise is ignored, and problems can be identified using analog meter in conjunction with speaker. Air probe detects airborne vibrations caused by compressed air leaks, and contact probe detects structure-borne vibrations and mechanical problems. Read More