Temperature & Heat & Humidity Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Protection Thermistor suits LED lighting, PFCs, and UPSs.

April 20, 2015

Carrying 277 V rating, SL10 10003 handles steady state current up to 3 A with max received energy rating of 17 J. UL-approved circuit protection thermistor features dissipation constant of 11 mW/°C and can handle body temperature of 151°C at 100% of its maximum current rating. With 200 µF max capacitance, product is optimized for such applications as LED lighting and ballasts, PFC circuits, and inrush current control in UPSs with ratings under 500 W. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

NTC Thermistor Dies offer gold and silver metallizations.

April 9, 2015

Featuring gold metallization, Model NTCC300E4 supports gold wire bonding and conductive adhesive gluing, while Model NTCC200E4 with silver metallization supports aluminum wire bonding and is compatible with reflow soldering and nano-silver paste sintering. RoHS-compliant thermistors offer resistance at +25°C from 4.7 kΩ to 20 kΩ, with tolerance down to ±1%. Packaged in conductive PS blister tape, devices provide high stability from -55 to +175°C, with drift of <3% after 1,000 hr. Read More

HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Temperature Sensor provides better than ±5°K accuracy.

April 6, 2015

Suited for industrial control and automation, MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Reference Design has integrated analog front end that measures temperature while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits. Temperature appears on LED display for snapshot of coarse temperature values. During operation over temperature range of -40 to 150°C, system consumes less than 30 mW by utilizing DC-DC step-down converter. Device supports all 3 IO-Link speeds and is available for use with 2-, 3-, or 4-wire PT100 RTD. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Optical Switch suits non-contact switching environments.

April 1, 2015

Integrating GaAs IR LED emitter, silicon NPN phototransistor, and photosensitive receiver optimized for short distances, ITR1201SR10A/TR reflective type opto interrupter offers cut-off visible wavelength of below 700 nm. Double molding manufacturing process results in smooth surface that promotes reliability. With flat, 1.5 mm profile, reflective sensor offers stable collector current and is suited for use in printers, copiers, and scanners as well as non-contact switching environments. Read More

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