Temperature & Heat & Humidity Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Micro-Hybrids High Density Package capable of housing up to 6 pyroelectric detectors.

November 11, 2016

Helping you monitor more gases with the same detector, Micro-Hybrid’s High Density Package can hold up to 6 pyroelectric detectors and 8 thermopile detectors. Featuring high sensitivity and low noise standard, product also includes more channels for NDIR applications.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fruit Packaging Industry Leader Selects Process Sensors Corporation's Thermal Imaging Camera Solution to Satisfy Crucial Moisture/Temperature Requirement

October 26, 2016

Yakima, WA- October 17, 2016, The Infrared Division of Process Sensors Corporation located in Franklin Lakes, NJ drew on its decades of IR experience and a wide range of innovative, non-contact sensing products to successfully supply the solution needed by Michelsen Packaging Co. Michelsen Packaging, an incredibly ecologically responsible company, is a leading produce packaging and equipment...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Interchangeable Thermistors deliver long-term stability.

October 17, 2016

Used for temperature sensing, control, and compensation in medical, industrial, and automotive applications, ACCU-Curve interchangeable NTC thermistors are available in 4 resistance values – 2.252, 10, 30, and 100 kΩ – at 25°C with tight tolerances of ±0.2°C between 0 and +70°C. interchangeability eliminates need to individually calibrate or provide circuit compensation for part variability. These epoxy-coated devices are available with diameters of 2.4 mm and 32 AWG tinned-copper leads. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MS35 series NTC Thermistors provide an alternative to using power resistors with timers and relays.

October 5, 2016

Designed to withstand high input energy from 500 J to 900 J and steady-state currents from 10 A to 50 A, Inrush Current Limiting NTC thermistors are optimized for high-power applications including solar inverters, and DC/DC converters. Presented in diameters of 37 mm and 38 mm and thickness down to 6.50 mm, thermistors can handle body temperatures up to 235 °C at 100% of their maximum current rating, and offer maximum capacitance from 1000 µF to 1800 µF at 680 VAC. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station Simplifies Data Gathering

October 3, 2016

New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather sensor. Challenges in power generation Additionally, a critical...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier Module offers fast response.

September 8, 2016

Single-channel TCA-MS-K-1, converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single, independent, linearized, 0–5 Vdc output voltage suited for interfacing to such instrumentation equipment as dataloggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Along with 1 msec dynamic response, features include onboard CJC, IP51 housing (2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in.), mini-plug signal input connector, and 1 m long integral signal cable. Measuring range is 0 to +1250°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sample Kits enable current limiter, thermistor testing.

August 11, 2016

Standard, Mega, Mini, and Sensor Sample Kits enable designers to test Ametherm inrush current limiters and NTC sensing thermistors. Standard consists of 9 SL series 120 and 240 Vac limiters. For single- and 3-phase input voltages up to 680 Vac, Mega provides 5 MegaSurge™ series limiters. Sensor kit of NTC sensing thermistors includes 4 probe assembly types – ring lug, threaded hex nut and tip, epoxy, and steel housing – and one device from ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thermistor Relays monitor temperature of up to 6 motors.

August 10, 2016

Supplied in 35.5 mm Mini DIN housing with screw terminals, DTA7 Series monitors and controls temperature of up to 6 motors, preventing false alarms, which may cause interruptions in production. Units feature 24–240 Vac/Vdc, 50/60 Hz universal power supply, bi-color LED for diagnostics, and choice of 1 or 2 SPDT outputs. With contacts that are NEMA B300 rated at 240 Vac, relays are useful where overloads are frequent and may cause motor damage, such as pumping stations, conveyors, and chillers. Read More

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

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Predator C Avenger Flies with Ms-177 Long-Range Sensor

June 16, 2016

Demonstrates U2-class Surveillance Capability from Significant Standoff Ranges SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful flight tests of Predator C Avenger, equipped with a MS-177 Electro-optical/Infrared...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

WDR SWIR Camera Systems serve fast triggered imaging applications.

June 16, 2016

Without any processing or tone mapping, New Imaging Technologies (NIT) wide-dynamic-range (WDR), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) SWIR sensors and camera systems deliver dynamic range >140 dB in one snapshot. InGaAs photodiode array features ROIC and comes in 640 x 512 (15 micron pitch) or 320 x 256 (25 micron pitch) pixel resolution; both operate in from 900–1,700 nm. Under all lighting conditions, internal Fixed Pattern Noise correction offers images with optimized uniformity. Read More

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

SWIR InGaAs Linear Array delivers low read noise.

April 27, 2016

Designed for spectroscopy and machine vision, 1024L1-12.5-T provides 1,024 x 1 resolution with 12.5 micron pitch and delivers read noise of <550e- for 250 µm tall pixel. Suppression circuit achieves read noise levels down to to <100e- for certain spectroscopy applications. Able to image Vis and SWIR bands with response from 0.4–1.7 µm, product integrates digital ROIC chip and 14-bit ADCs. Latter maximizes dynamic range (>6000:1) and minimizes noise while delivering 34 klines/s at 1024 elements. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Transmissive Optical Sensors support automotive applications.

April 13, 2016

Offered in compact 5.5 x 4 x 5.7 mm package, single-channel TCPT1600X01 includes IR emitter and phototransistor detector located face-to-face in surface-mount package, while dual-channel TCUT1600X01 includes IR emitter and 2 phototransistor detectors. AEC-Q101-qualified devices have tall dome height, offering vertical headroom for code wheel in turn-and-push applications. Delivering typical output current of 1.6 mA, sensors operate at wavelength of 950 nm and at temperatures from -40 to +105°C. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

RGB-IR Sensors support dual band color filters.

April 8, 2016

Leveraging innovative color array pattern, 1/3 in. CameraChip™ OV4686 and OV9756 can capture quality infrared images and video, even from long ranges, with minimal color aliasing. Model OV4686, built on 2 micron OmniBSI-2™ pixel, captures full-resolution 1080p HD video at 120 fps and 720p HD at 180 fps. Utilizing 3.75-micron OmniPixel3-HS™ high-sensitivity pixel architecture, Model OV9756 can operate in extremely high- and low-light conditions, delivering full-resolution 720p video at 60 fps. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ametherm to Showcase Leading Inrush Current Limiters and NTC Sensing Thermistors at APEC 2016

March 15, 2016

CARSON CITY, Nev.– Ametherm today announced its product lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 1833, the company will be showcasing a wide range of its leading inrush current limiters for reliable circuit protection and NTC sensing thermistors for high-accuracy temperature compensation and...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 30–54 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

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Future Electronics Promotes EPCOS PTC Thermistors from TDK

February 12, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of EPCOS PTC thermistors from TDK, offering superior solutions for circuit protection. PTC (Positive Temperature Coefficient) thermistors are able to offer more reliable protection than NTC thermistors in certain cases with particularly demanding...Read More

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

Vishay Intertechnology Announces Technology Lineup for ELECRAMA-2016

February 8, 2016

Industry-Leading Passive and Semiconductor Components Deliver High Performance for High-Voltage, Solar Energy, Smart Grid, Wind Turbine, and Traction Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for ELECRAMA-2016, taking place Feb. 13-17 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center in India. In hall 3B, booth H3M5, the...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ametherm's ACCU-Curve Series of Interchangeable Thermistors Now in Stock at Mouser

February 1, 2016

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Ametherm today announced that its ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors is now being stocked by Mouser Electronics. The components are available worldwide via Mouser's award-winning website, www.mouser.com, and its comprehensive resource catalogs. Manufactured in the company's Carson City, Nevada, facility,...Read More

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

Temperature/Humidity Sensor features 3-digit 7-segment LCD.

January 14, 2016

Compatible with ENVIROMUX-2D/5D/16D Enterprise Environment Monitoring Systems, ENVIROMUX-STHS-LCD can be used to detect and view real-time temperature and non-condensing relative humidity values from -4 to 140°F and 0–90%. Wall-mountable sensor has temperature accuracy of ±0.72°F for 14–140°F and ±0.90°F for -4 to 14°F. Humidity accuracy is ±3% at 0–80% RH and ±4% at 80–90% RH. Using touch-sensitive Mode button on LCD, personnel can alternate between temperature and humidity readings. Read More