Acoustic & Sound Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Microphones feature plastic packaging.

June 20, 2012

Suitable for assembly on flat-cable PCBs in space-constrained consumer devices, MEMS Microphones in 2 x 2 mm plastic packaging allow manufacturers to place sound hole on top or bottom of package to ensure shortest acoustic path from environment. Microphones integrate internal shielding cage for electromagnetic immunity and are compatible with surface mount assembly machinery and pick-and-place equipment. Applications include mobile phones, laptops, tablets, and noise-cancelling headphones. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Beamforming Microphone Array features adaptive steering.

June 20, 2012

With 24 microphone elements and Acoustic Echo Cancellation technology, Beamforming Microphone Array can steer pickup pattern towards participants in room and reject unwanted noise and reflections, offering solution for group conferencing environments. Adaptive steering automatically adjusts acoustic parameters and beams dynamically based on mounting orientation. Powered using PoE technology, array can be configured to operate in mono or stereo mode for diverse applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

DSIT to Exhibit at the Undersea Defence Technologies Exhibition in Alicante, Spain, May 29 - 31

May 29, 2012

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel - DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), announced that it will be exhibiting the company's underwater security systems and other sonar and acoustic solutions at the Undersea Defence Technologies (UDT) Conference and Exhibition in Alicante, Spain (May 29 - 31, 2012). The company views UDT as an important venue for reaching decision makers in... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Ultrasonic Sensors operate in dirty environments.

May 24, 2012

Measuring 31 x 11 x 23 mm, F77 Series is insensitive to color, provides reliable clear object detection, and ignores target holes and ridges. IP67-rated products provide up to 50 Hz switching frequency and operate from -14 to +158°F. With 2 Hz/mm max resolution sensors exhibit acoustic interference immunity; provide one PNP, NO, or NC switch point output; and use discrete PLC inputs. Diffuse, retroreflective, and thru-beam models offer respective ranges up to 400, 400, and 800 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

SAW Instruments to Exhibit at PEGS 2012

May 8, 2012

See the new sam®X in action and find out more about SAW's Biosensor Access Program<4444>Bonn, Germany - SAW Instruments, developer of the innovative sam® family of biosensors for real-time, label-free assays using viable cells, will showcase its sam®X acoustic biosensor at Booth 12 of this year's Protein Engineering Summit (PEGS) in Boston, MA, USA (April 30th- May 4th). As the latest... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB Piezotronics Obtains International Accreditation for Test and Measurement Acoustic Products

April 20, 2012

Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of microphones, vibration, force, torque, load, strain, and pressure sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology; is pleased to announce that they have been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Sonar Imaging System produces panoramic, picture-like returns.

March 28, 2012

Used for fishing, diving, and search and recovery operations, LSS-2 StructureScan® HD combines DownScan Imaging(TM) and side-scan imaging technologies. Transducer design features 3 dedicated signals for clear views to left, right, and directly beneath boat. When paired with HDS Gen2, module also supports StructureMap(TM) view. Additional features include compatibility with Lowrance enhanced basemaps, Insight(TM) HD cartography, Navionics®, and all HDS-compatible third-party charting cards. Read More

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

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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