Electric Magnetic & EM Field Sensors

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Analyzers with EMF Measurement ensure network safety compliance.

January 2, 2015

Spectrum Master™ MS271xE handheld spectrum analyzers and Cell Master™ MT8212E/MT8213E base station analyzers support electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation measurement option. With option installed and 0.7–6 GHz isotopic antenna attached, analyzers can be used to ensure wireless networks comply with personal safety standards. Total radiation from all sources can be measured over desired frequency band, and radiation measurements of demodulated signals can be conducted in specific bands. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Magnetic Angle Sensor measures motor position. .

November 5, 2014

Integrating custom mixed-signal signal conditioning IC and sensing element based on Anisotropic Magneto-Resistive technology, Model ADA4571 provides direct, non-contact measurement of shaft position in brushless DC motors, minimizing noise and optimizing motor smoothness and torque. Device enables high-speed motor operation up to 50,000 rpm with 2 µs phase delay and low angular error of 0.5° max. Running on 2.7–5.5 V supply, sensor consumes 6.5 mA of power, and includes low-power sleep mode. Read More

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Tri-Axis RF Field Strength Meter can be used in field or lab.

September 4, 2014

Used for measuring and monitoring RF electromagnetic field strengths, E200 has high frequency radiation range of 50 MHz to 3.5 GHz. Instrument takes isotropic (non-directional) measurements of electromagnetic fields with three-channel measurement sensor and can store and recall up to 200 data sets. In addition to reports electrical and magnetic field strength and power density, tool offers adjustable alarm threshold and memory function as well as ruggedized construction.

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Magnetic Inductive Flow Sensor provides ±1% accuracy.

March 31, 2014

Unlike sensors with moving parts, Series MFS2 can measure contaminated media in ½, ¾, 1, or 1 ¼ in. diameter pipes. Electromagnetic PVDF flowmeter is available for flow ranges from 0.02–66 gpm. Any change in temperature, density, viscosity, concentration, or electrical conductivity does not affect output signal. Providing obstruction-free pipe cross section, Series MFS2 is suitable for accurate reversible gauging of volume flow of conductive liquids in closed piping. Read More

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Electromagnetic Meter can be applied to diverse applications.

March 19, 2014

With ±2.5% + 6 digit accuracy, E100 Gauss Meter measures electromagnetic field strength (magnetic flux density). Readings are available in micro-Telsa or milli-Gauss, with respective ranges of 200 and 2,000. and ELF (Extremely Low Frequency) range is 30–300 Hz. In addition to measurements of electric field strength in TEM cells and absorber rooms, applications include mobile phone base station antenna radiation power density measurements, RF power measurement, and Wi-Fi detection/installation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Green & Clean

Handheld Solar Power Meter facilitates in-field measurements.

November 27, 2013

Facilitating process of taking measurements while in field, M140 Mini Solar Power Meter has 1,999 W/m² range, and 0.1 W/m² resolution, and typical accuracy within ±10 W/m² or ±5% (whichever is greater in sunlight). This 5.3 x 1.9 x 0.2 in. meter, powered by 2 AAA batteries, can relay readings in W/m² or BTU/(ft².h) via its integrated 3 ¾-digit display. Functions include Data Hold, Max/Ave/Min Hold, and Zero Adjustment. Auto power off and disable function are also standard. Read More

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TMR Magnetic Sensors are intended for banknote validation.

September 9, 2013

Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR) magnetic pattern recognition sensors MMGB01, MMGB06, and MMGB18 achieve sensitivity and SNR necessary for weak magnetic signal detection on banknotes. While MMGB01 offers single-channel detection capability, 6-channel MMGB06 and 18-channel MMGB18 can read multiple signals in parallel. Sensors are suited for use in financial anti-counterfeit appliances, including banknote validation, banknote counters/sorters, and magnetic card readers. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Precision Orientation Sensor complements miniature form factors.

July 31, 2013

Used for navigation and motion-sensitive features in products such as smartphones, LSM303C eCompass module combines 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer in 2 x 2 x 1 mm LGA package. Magnetic field sensor has full-scale magnetic field strength range of ±16 Gauss or ±1,600 microTesla, and accelerometer has selectable full-scale range of ±2, ±4, or ±8 g. Along with 16-bit digital output, features include power management, thermal compensation, and programmable interrupt generators. Read More

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Magnetic Field Sensor improves mobile device functionality.

July 31, 2013

Based on 0.18 micron technology, MXG1300 e-Compass sensor maintains alignment of display with user's orientation for smartphones, tablets, and other handheld devices. Features include Android OS driver, compass algorithms, and magnetic field scanning support. Latter helps determine optimum location for placement within device. Along with optimized dynamic range of magnetic field strength, device features low noise mixed signal and analog process technology and 16-bit sigma-delta ADC. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean, Mounting & Attaching Products

Magnetic Field Sensor suits space-critical applications.

July 26, 2013

Used for position detection, flush mounting BMF 243 C-slot sensor is based on GMR technology and offers drop-in installation. Short circuit, overload, and reverse polarity protection are standard along with cable clip that ensures strain relief and secures cable routing. Measuring 3.8 x 24 x 3 mm, miniature sensor also comes in V-Twin version – 2 sensors with one connector. Integrated bracket lets sensor be inserted into slot from above, fitting completely into cylinder without protrusion. Read More

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Arc Fault Detectors protect solar photovoltaic arrays.

July 17, 2013

Designed to prevent dangerous thermal events on PV arrays, UL 1699B recognized PVAF Series detects arcs while minimizing nuisance trips by identifying electrical noise signature created by arc faults in array wiring. Each device monitors up to 4 PV strings by itself, and multiple PVAFs can run in parallel to monitor more strings or whole combiner box. Available in configurations powered with 12 or 24 Vdc, PVAF Series monitors strings up to 15 A at 1,000 V or combined lines up to 40 A at 1,000 V. Read More

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Miniature Sensors suit factory automation applications.

July 8, 2013

Offered in inductive, photoelectric, magnetic, capacitive, and ultrasonic models, Miniature Sensors are suited for factory automation applications, especially robotics, handling, and production lines. Each sensor technology is available with compact inductive couplers, space-saving I/O modules, and RFID. Inductive M12 sensor, measuring just 12 or 17 mm in length, can be mounted flush or non-flush and is suited for integration in linear slides, valves, and actuators. Read More

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Non-Contact Angle Sensors operate in harsh environments.

June 21, 2013

Encased in aluminum housing, Vert-X 28HD Series non-contact angle sensors are sealed against ingress of liquids and solids to IP 69K, withstand shock of 50 G and vibration of 20 G, and operate over -40 to +85°C temperature range. Units feature 0-360° measurement range, 12-bit repeatability of 0.1° or better, and maximum hysteresis of 0.1°. Minimum life is 360 million movements and units last 185 or 240 yr depending on version. Output options of 0.1–10 V, 0.5–4.5 V, or 4–20 mA are available. Read More

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Linear Hall Effect Sensor detects low magnetic field strengths.

May 22, 2013

Housed in moldable TO92UT package, HAL® 835 offers ESD protection for use in automotive industry. Smallest measurement range can be extended to ±15 mT with 12-bit resolution and differential nonlinearity of less than 0.9 LSB. Unit provides analog/PWM output as well as multiplex-analog output. Implemented digital back-bias cancellation minimizes influence of interfering static magnetic fields. Designed for junction temperatures up to 170°C, sensor has integrated EEPROM for parameter storage. Read More

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Direct Angle Detection Sensor uses 3D HAL® technology.

January 31, 2013

Supplied in SMD SOIC8 package, HAL 3675 enables measurement of magnetic fields in parallel to chip surface by use of vertical Hall plates. Technology also enables detection of additional spatial component (X or Y axis). Combination of these 2 magnetic field vectors and following signal processing enable direct detections of rotation angles from 0° to 360° at end or beside turning shaft as well as linear distance measurements up to ±20 mm. Angle values are delivered as PWM output signal. Read More

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Magnetic Sensor guides robotic vehicles along tape-based tracks.

January 10, 2013

With customizable functionality offered via Basic-like scripting language, 160 mm wide MGS1600 detects and reports position of magnetic field along its horizontal axis as based on adhesive magnetic tape used to form track guide on floor. Advanced signal processing is used to measure lateral distance from center of track from heights up to 60 mm, and position resolution is 1 mm. Supplied with various ports to output position information, sensor can detect and manage up to 2-way forks. Read More

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Magnetic Field Sensors target space-critical applications.

October 29, 2012

Measuring 3.8 x 24 mm, BMF 243 Series offers bounce-free switching response and is suited for small grippers and cylinders with C slots. Binary-switching, magnetic-field sensitive, electronic cylinder switches include integrated bracket that fits completely into cylinder slot without protruding. Series is also supplied with cable clip that guarantees optimum strain relief and secure cable routing. Switch point can be adjusted in seconds using screwdriver. Read More

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Automotive Detection Systems Sensor measures electric potential.

September 12, 2012

Supplied in 10.5 x 10.5 x 3.45 mm package, PS25203 EPIC (Electric Potential Integrated Circuit) sensor is intended for contactless ECG and movement sensing in automotive applications. It measures electric potential sources, such as electrophysiological signals or spatial electric fields, and can be used as dry contact ECG sensor without need for low impedance circuits across heart. Sensor can also drive relay to act as non-touch electric switch or be employed as gesture recognition device. Read More

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Electric Field Analyzer Kits provide detailed information.

August 24, 2012

Used to measure modulated electric fields as well as CW electric fields, FA7000 series Field Analyzers uses isotropic field sensor to sample composite field and transmit its amplitude digitally over optical fiber to processor unit. Sample rate is 1.5 MSPS, enabling accurate measurement of pulsed electric fields in micro-second range. Each kit comprises isotropic field sensor, glass fiber-optic cabling, and processor unit. Latter stores amplitude corrections for associated field sensor. Read More

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Magnetic Field Cylinder Sensors serve industrial automation.

July 10, 2012

Global BMF series includes sensors based on non-contact, solid-state technology compatible with reed and Hall-Effect magnetic pole orientations, making them suitable replacement for standard magnetic switches. Featuring short circuit, overload, and reverse polarity protections, products fit C- or T-slot extrusions and require no additional brackets for mounting. Flush-fitting sensors come with cable clips for clean cable routing and strain relief. Read More