Temperature & Heat & Humidity Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Resettable Thermal Cutoffs protect lithium batteries.

March 25, 2015

Housed in 5.8 x 3.85 x 1.15 mm package with 9 Vdc rating, Series MHP-TAM provides resettable over-temperature protection to shut down battery when fault is detected, making devices suited for ultra-thin notebooks and other portable consumer electronics. Utilizing metal hybrid PPTC technology, TCOs combine bimetal protector in parallel with polymeric positive temperature coefficient device. Series offers open temperatures from 72–90°C and 2 levels of hold currents: 6 A and 15 A at 25°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

Thermistor Probe Data Logger offers wireless connectivity.

March 19, 2015

With 2 external probes, Lascar EL-WiFi-DTP+ measures temperature of environment from -40 to +125°C with typical accuracy of ±0.2°C. Unit can operate for up to 6 months on rechargeable internal lithium polymer battery. Logger's sensor collects data unattended while WiFi router sends data to FilesThruTheAir™ Cloud Storage Service, enabling users to manage and monitor sensors over Internet from any location. When alarms occur or if device needs attention, cloud can also send email alerts. Read More

HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Humidity/Temperature Transmitter has duct mounted design.

February 27, 2015

Intended for HVAC and building technology sectors, EE150 employs housing concept, compact design, and Ø 6 mm probe that simplify mounting to facilitate installation. IP65/NEMA 4 enclosure protects electronics, measured values are issued via two 0–10 V or 4–20 mA analog outputs, and capacitive E+E humidity sensor element ensures long-term, stable measurement results. Also included, PTFE filter cap protects sensing head against contamination. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunction Sensor System is suited for tracking aircraft.

February 17, 2015

Supporting collaborative targeting operations between multiple aircraft in radar-denied environments, Legion Pod™ combines IRST21™ IR sensor with networking and data processing technology to provide high-fidelity detection and tracking of airborne targets. Flexibility-optimized system, which also supports Multi-Domain Adaptable Processing System, accommodates additional sensors to address diverse mission requirements across various platforms. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Color Light Sensor features IR blocking filter.

February 12, 2015

Designed to reject IR in light sources, Intersil ISL29125 operates in environments from sunlight to dark rooms. Digital red, green, and blue color light sensor has integrated ADC that rejects 50 Hz and 60 Hz flicker caused by artificial light. Housed in 1.65 x 1.65 x 0.7 mm package, sensor features selectable range via I2C interface, programmable interrupt windows, and operating power supply of 2.25–3.63 V. Device is suited for smartphones, PDAs, tablet PCs, LCD TVs, and digital cameras. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PTC Thermistor Modules offer high sensor density.

January 29, 2015

Featuring 8 channels, Model 750-1425 is suitable for connecting to motor thermal monitoring PTC thermistors per DIN 44081/44082 standards. Up to 6 PTC thermistors can be connected in series per channel minimizing system footprint. Providing overload protection of motors within I/O node, PTC Digital Input Module features onboard diagnostics for short circuit, wire break, and out-of-measurement range as well as red/green LEDs that indicate over-temperature and wiring errors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Thermocouple Interface IC fosters production of greener cars.

January 13, 2015

Addressing requirements for next generation powertrains, MLX90327 enables monitoring of operating temperatures from -40 to +155°C without any compromise to accuracy. Digital SENT interface is included for advanced powertrain electronic control units (ECUs), and PWM output is available for general-purpose automotive and non-automotive applications. This IC makes it possible to condition and monitor both Pt-sensors and thermocouples, with latter allowing measurements up to 1,300°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

IR Pyrometer measures semiconductor/metal down to 350°C.

January 12, 2015

Able to work with reflective metals and semiconductors, PyroMini 0.9 can view into vacuum chamber through quartz or glass window and measure temperature of surface of silicon wafer. Temperature ranges from 350 to 2,000°C are available, and response time is 240 msec. Optional MicroSD Card allows logging of >1 year of data, even at fastest sample rate of 1 reading/sec, while SW detector ensures any error in emissivity setting or change in emissivity has minimum effect on measurement. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

CMOS Image Sensor delivers 1080p HDR video for security cameras.

December 17, 2014

Supplied in 80-pin, 10 x 10 mm iBGA package, AR0230CS combines low-light capabilities with NIR performance and offers 1080p video from 1/2.7 in., 2.1 MP CMOS sensor with integrated 105 dB HDR support. Motion compensation, advanced local tone mapping, and digital lateral overflow minimize motion artifacts and enhance HDR color reproduction. Enabling capture of HD 1080p video data at 60 fps, sensor also features interleaved T1/T2 output and dual-conversion gain 3.0 µm DR-Pix™ pixel technology. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Temperature Transmitters feature local display.

November 24, 2014

Equipped with PT1000 RTD, TD Series monitors temperature of liquids in sanitary applications such as food and beverage processing and pharmaceutical applications. Units feature 4-digit display and one-piece 316 stainless steel housing that is IP69K washdown rated with 3A authorization. Transmitters are completely assembled, calibrated, and ready to install for plug-and-play operation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Sensor monitors petrochemical combustion vessels.

November 18, 2014

Consisting of explosion proof infrared thermometer, PULSAR 4 can see through flames and simultaneously deliver Refractory Temperature and Gas Temperature with precision to 0.3°C, and range of 350–2,000°C. PULSAR 4 Advanced features proprietary Smart Flame Measurement Algorithm, which accounts for flame transparency that can affect temperature readings for more precise view of activity inside vessels. InfraWin software interprets data from PULSAR 4 for analysis inside control room. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Short-Wavelength Pyrometer offers touchscreen and datalogging.

November 17, 2014

Available with choice of temperature ranges from 100 to 2,000°C and 4–20 mA or RS485 Modbus output, PyroMini 2.2 series measures reflective surfaces and high-temperature objects. These IR temperature sensors, available with backlit touchscreen interface, feature 18 x 45 mm sensing head with choice of optics for small or large targets at short or long distances. Built-in data logging to MicroSD Card offers 1 year of storage at 1 sample/sec, and touchscreen models have two alarm relays. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flexible Film Temperature Sensors have low-profile design.

October 31, 2014

Packaged on flexible printed circuit (FPC) film, surface-mounted NTC temperature sensors measure 50.00 x 3.17 x 0.55 mm and are suited for sensing housing temperature of smartphones and tablets or body surface temperature via wearable products. FPC thickness of ~100 µm facilitates routing inside complex designs and tight spaces, while heat capacity optimizes thermal responsiveness. Model FTNT55XH103FA1A050 measures temperatures from -40 to +125°C with ±0.4°C accuracy at 25°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Temperature Sensors are ATEX and IECEx certified.

October 14, 2014

Featuring intrinsically safe design, ExTemp Series is designed for use in ATEX and IECEx explosive atmospheres up to and including Zone 0 (gas) and Zone 20 (dust), in conjunction with safety barrier or isolator. Pyrometers are available with choice of pre-set temperature ranges from -20 to +1,000°C. All models have 2-wire 4–20 mA output that may be rescaled via optional USB interface and software. Supplied in 316 SS housing, sensors are sealed to IP65 for offshore applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Humidity and Temperature Sensors operate from 2.4 to 5.5 V.

October 3, 2014

Based on CMOSens® Technology, Platform3x SHT3x Series includes user programmable alert function, where sensors can be used as both humidity and temperature sensors. Units combine analog ratiometric voltage output with various interfaces, including I2C. Fully calibrated and linear digital/analog sensors have small 2.5 x 2.5 mm footprint with height of 0.9 mm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Infrared Pyrometers offer built-in laser sighting.

September 24, 2014

Featuring temperature range of -25 to 2,000°C, PyroSight E Series has 2-wire 4–20 mA output and adjustable emissivity setting via 2 rotary switches. Models with 0.9 µm wavelength allow reflective metals to be measured accurately, while 1.6 µm models allow metals to be measured accurately at temperatures as low as 300°C. In addition, 5.1 µm models are suited for measuring glass surface temperatures, and 8–14 µm models enable general-purpose measurements of paper, plastics, rubber, and tarmac. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

PTH Fusion Sensor suits weather station applications.

September 8, 2014

Housed in 5 x 3 x 1 mm² QFN package, Model MS8607-02BA01 utilizes piezoresistive sensor to measure pressure and temperature, and capacitive-type sensor for relative humidity. Unit converts uncompensated analog output voltages to 24-bit digital value for pressure and temperature measurements, and 12-bit digital value for RH. Using I²C communication and operating from 1.8–3.6 V, sensor features pressure range of 10–2,000 mBar, temperature range of -40 to +85°C, and humidity range of 0–100% RH.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

PT100 RTD Probes feature M12 molded connectors.

September 4, 2014

Made of 316 stainless steel and available in imperial and metric diameters, PR-22 Series offers temperature ranges of -22 to 622°F with Class A accuracy and -58 to 932°F with Class B accuracy. Temperature range for connectors is -58 to 194°F. Offered in many standard lengths, probes are suitable for use as-is or with compression fittings, spring loaded fittings, and thermowells. Applications include food and industrial process measurements, HVAC, lab test temperatures, and engine function. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Programmable Temperature Transmitter features M12 connector.

September 3, 2014

Programmable via computer, M12TX features molded connector (IP67) and 4–20 mA output. Programmable range is -58 to +932°F, and response time (90%) is <50 msec. Suited for use in HVAC, automation, and industrial processing applications, this 100 Ω RTD sensor with built-in transmitter has thermoplastic body and operates from 8.5–32 Vdc, polarity protected power supply. While transmitter accuracy is ±0.2°C max or ±0.2% of span, sensor accuracy is Class A in accordance to IEC751. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Compact NTC Chip Thermistors operate up to +150°C.

July 21, 2014

STC0134-X, STC0138-X, STC0143, and STC0144-X series deliver repeatable performance for temperature monitoring and compensation in hybrid circuits for ICs in robotic assemblies and military telecom systems. Electrode surface is available in gold to prevent oxidation for reliability, and sizes are available down to 0.50 x 0.50 x 0.43 mm. Features include resistance from 100–5,000 Ω at 25 °C, tolerance down to ±5%, and beta from 3,000 K to 3,523 K. Read More