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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inductive Proximity Sensors have miniature, IP67 design.

May 23, 2016

Offered as NPN or PNP models and with NO or NC outputs, 4–8 mm inductive proximity sensors have stainless steel, shielded housings with IP67 rating. Standard sensing distances are 0.8 or 1.5 mm, and extended-distance models have 1.5 or 2 mm ranges. Along with 360°-visible yellow output LED, features include built-in overload protection and attached 2 m axial cable or M8 connector. Axial and right angle zinc-plated mounting brackets are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Baumer Earns Recognition as a John Deere Partner-level Supplier

May 10, 2016

Baumer Group has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere Company's highest supplier rating.  The Swiss-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Baumer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensors suit factory automation.

May 10, 2016

Featuring contactless operation, Model LR-27 has 6 ranges from 1–8 in., while Model LRL-27 has 5 ranges from 10–18 in. Units feature 1.05 in. diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP67. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends, while axial termination versions utilize M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Operating from variety of DC voltages with choice of 4 analog outputs, sensors are suited for solar cell positioners, robotic arm position feedback, and packaging equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

High-Speed Door Safety System communicates presence with light.

May 9, 2016

To prevent potential accidents, including collisions between forklifts and workers, LED Virtual Vision® warns workers when another worker or object is approaching high-speed door from opposite side. Motion sensor on each side of door triggers one strip of red LED lights to flash on opposite side. Typically, LED lights are placed just outside of door&#39;s frame on each side but can be set up anywhere.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Standex-Meder Electronics to Exhibit Sensors, Relays, and Magnetics at Electronica China 2016

March 10, 2016

Wide range of sensors, relays, and magnetics in various industries to be displayed at Electronica China 2016, Booth Hall E3, 3332 Standex-Meder Electronics, a leading manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting sensors and magnetic components worldwide, will highlight its product line at the Electronica China 2016 Expo. This year’s Electronica China is being held March 15-17, 2016... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVIT-Based Linear Position Sensor meets factory automation needs.

February 23, 2016

Inductive LR-19 Series features contactless operation, SenSet&trade; field recalibration feature, and optimized stroke-to-length ratio. There are 6 ranges available from 1&ndash;8 in., and 0.75 in. dia anodized aluminum housing is sealed to IP67. Along with radial cable exit version that comes with swivel rod eye ends, axial termination versions are available with M-12 connector or cable. Series also offers choice of 4 analog outputs and includes larger body (LR-27) and spring loaded (LRS-18) versions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fast Proximity Sensor eliminates need for DACs.

February 22, 2016

With band-pass filter tuned to 56 kHz and monotonic sensitivity vs. frequency response curve from 30&ndash;54 kHz, TSSP4056 provides proximity sensing from 10 cm to 2 m in various systems. This fixed-gain IR sensor, which may also be used as reflective sensor, detects modulated pulses from separate IR emitter with sensitivity of 0.4 mW/m². Offering readings in under 5 msec using successive approximation techniques, sensor determines distance by varying carrier frequency used to drive emitter. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVIT Position Sensors target heavy-duty applications.

February 22, 2016

With their modular design, performance, and stroke-to length ratio, LDI-127 Series of contactless LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) position sensors meet needs of in-plant or mobile equipment OEMs. Areas of use include factory automation as well as various industrial and commercial applications, including solar cell positioners, wind turbine prop pitch and brakes, chute or gate positions on off-road or agri-vehicles, and packing equipment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity/Keypad Reader supports multi-factor verification.

February 16, 2016

Targeting access control manufacturers and integrators, Farpointe mullion keypad reader meets impending NERC CIP-006 requirements for 2-factor authentication. This is made possible via integrated proximity card and tag technologies as well as keypad with blue backlit keys that facilitate reading of digits in dark environments. Offering 8 in. read range, reader is designed to meet IP67 certification, operates from -40 to +149°F, and features tamperproof and weather-resistant epoxy potting. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Rugged Notebook features RFID dual frequency reader integration.

February 16, 2016

DURABOOK R8300 offers RFID dual frequency reader integration, which supports proximity (125 kHz) and contactless (13.56 MHz) card reading/identification. Supporting applications in military, public safety, and utility sectors, notebook meets/exceeds applicable standards requirements and offers several security features. Along with 3rd Generation Intel® iCore LV /ULV CPU iCore i73667U mobile processor, features include 13.3 in. TFT touchscreen LCD, 2 DDR3 SODIMM slots, and multiple interfaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Long-Stroke Position Sensors feature contactless operation.

February 15, 2016

Based on LVIT (Linear Variable Inductance Transducer) Technology&trade;, LRL-27 Series provides 5 nominal ranges from 10&ndash;18 in. Units operate from variety of DC voltages and offer choice of 4 analog outputs. Contactless operation prevents wearout from dither or cycling. Supplied in 1.05 in. diameter anodized aluminum housing that is sealed to IP67, sensors are suited for factory automation systems, solar cell positioners, wind turbine prop pitch and brakes, and robotic arm position feedback. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Touchless Variable Gap Sensor is immune to radial and axial play.

February 10, 2016

Achieving play-resistant performance on mobile shafts due to circular arc magnet, custom 2-piece magnetic Hall effect variable gap sensor can be custom-engineered to fit existing mechanical assemblies for mission-critical off-road, construction, and marine applications. Stable electrical output and specified linearity is maintained between both sensor packages for over 50 million cycles despite radial and axial play such as ±1.5 to ±7 mm (and upwards), respectively. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TMR Switch Sensors feature ultra-low power design.

January 28, 2016

Supplied in 2 x 1.5 mm LGA package, TMR1340/TMR1341/TMR1343/TMR1345 Tunneling Magnetoresistive Sensors feature switching point from 14&ndash;17 Gauss, ultra-low power at 1.5 µA in high-speed operation, and open-drain output. Omnipolar units are suited for industrial proximity switches, pneumatic cylinder switches, and liquid level switches that require precise measurement of position and displacement, temperature stability, and ability to adapt to different types of magnets and stroke lengths. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spring Loaded LVIT offers optimized length to stroke ratio.

January 18, 2016

At 4 in. long, contactless LRS-18 series is available with ranges from 0.5&ndash;4.0 in. for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation as well as various industrial and commercial applications where sensing element cannot be attached to object being measured. Max tip force on item being measured is 1 lb, and 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body has M18 x 1 thread and comes with 2 hex jam nuts. Linear sensor uses 0.25 in. dia probe equipped with AGD No. 9 contact tip. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Automotive Product Line at Automotive World 2016

January 8, 2016

Passive Components, Diodes, Power MOSFETs, and Optoelectronics Deliver High-Temperature Performance, Compact Packages, and High Reliability for Automotive Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company will be highlighting a wide range of products from its automotive product line at Automotive World 2016, taking place Jan. 13-15 at the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity Sensor, Antenna Module enhances computer performance.

December 22, 2015

Promoting performance and design flexibility for tablets, laptops, and notebook computers, ProxAnt TL 1.0 consists of 7-band main antenna, proximity sensor chip, and all necessary components on one flexible circuit board. Sensor, without requiring physical contact, recognizes when it is close to user and signals host processor to reduce transmission power to antenna. Also, sensor recognizes movement to avoid false trigger. Module supports WiFi WLAN 802.11n, ac standards, and all LTE bands. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Displacement, Position Sensors have IP65-rated housing.

December 22, 2015

Utilizing differential sensing technology, inductive displacement Inelta IZAL series sensors ensure precise path length measurements in confined-space applications. Housing of these LVDT sensors has 4 mm dia, and interior provides complete differential transformer measuring system with core and coils. With contactless and wear-free design, displacement and position sensors achieve linearity tolerance of ± 0.5% (0.25% optional) and are designed for measuring ranges of 1, 2.5, and 5 mm. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Zone Radar Sensor detects moving and stationary targets.

December 1, 2015

Featuring narrow 11 x 13° beam pattern, R-GAGE&trade; Q240 Sensor is suited for monitoring specific area without detecting adjacent objects. Two independent adjustable sensing zones enable sensor to provide far and near proximity warning signs with capability to detect objects over 40 m away. Supplied in IP67-rated housing, Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave sensor operates in temperatures from -40 to 149°F and is suited for outdoor applications, such as port crane collision avoidance. Read More

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

Future Electronics Promotes High Voltage Automotive Qualified Hall Effect Latch ICs from Diodes

November 27, 2015

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced the company has immediate shipping availability of AH3762Q, AH3765Q, and AH3769Q high voltage automotive qualified Hall effect latch ICs from Diodes Inc. AH376xQ, including the AH3762Q, AH3765Q, and AH3769Q, is a family of AECQ100 qualified high voltage low sensitivity... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Farpointe Reminds Integrators to Contact Electric Utility Customers Quickly

November 20, 2015

New NERC CIP-006 Requirements for 2-Factor Authentication Must be Completed by March 31, 2016 Sunnyvale, Calif., USA - Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, today announced that both its Pyramid P-640 proximity card reader with keypad and Delta6.4 smart card reader with keypad meet the impending CIP-006 requirements... Read More