Velocity & Acceleration & Vibration Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMSIC Announces 1 Billion MEMS Sensors Shipped

May 17, 2016

MEMSIC sensing technology is used in almost every electronic device Andover, MA. MEMSIC, Inc., today announced the shipment of its 1 Billionth MEMS sensor. MEMSIC’s products, ranging from accelerometers to sophisticated inertial guidance systems, are used in a wide variety of applications including automotive safety systems, avionics, industrial controls, and consumer electronics. ... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stainless Steel Accelerometers feature M12 connector.

May 3, 2016

ICP® accelerometers, designed for predictive maintenance vibration monitoring, include models 601A92 (500 mV/g), 602D91 (100 mV/g), and 603C91 (100 mV/g) with respective measurement ranges of ±10, ±50, and ±50 g and frequency ranges (±3 dB) of 0.17–10,000 Hz, 0.5–8,000 Hz, and 0.5–10,000 Hz. While 601A92 and 603C91 have 316L stainless steel housing with ¼-28 female mounting thread and top exit connector, 602D91 has ¼-28 male mounting thread in thru-bolt design and side exit connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 250 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

April 1, 2016

NEW YORK, – Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 250 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year covering more than 200 million additional VIO. The company increased switch coverage by 40 million VIO with the introduction of 90 SKUs, including 25 combination switches and 20 instrument panel... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Future Electronics Promotes Intelligent 9-Axis Absolute Orientation Sensor from Bosch

March 8, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of Bosch's DI-BNO055 intelligent 9-axis absolute orientation sensor. The BNO055 from Bosch is a System in Package (SiP) intelligent 9-axis "Absolute Orientation Sensor" integrating a triaxial 14-bit accelerometer, a triaxial 16-bit gyroscope with... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ballistocardiography Sensors offer continuous monitoring.

February 16, 2016

Designed for contact-less patient monitoring in elderly care centers and hospitals, Series SCA10H and SCA11H utilize MEMS accelerometers to provide vital sign information such as heart rate, heart rate variation, relative stroke volume, respiration rate, and bed occupancy. SCA10H-D01 solderable PCB module houses accelerometer and microcontroller with embedded algorithms, while SCA11H-A01 includes SCA10H module coupled with Wi-Fi transceiver packaged in IP55-rated waterproof enclosure. Read More

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

Small, Flexible Candlestick Sensor Measures Air Temperature and Velocity

February 12, 2016

Norwood, MA – Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) now provides the base-and-stem Candlestick sensor for simultaneously measuring air temperature and velocity when characterizing thermal conditions inside electronic systems. The Candlestick sensor is narrow and low profile, in heights of 9, 12 and 20mm. These features minimize the disturbance of airborne heat flow in the test domain for... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Motor Sensors, Switches, and More enhance 2015 model coverage.

January 29, 2016

Expanding coverage through 2015 model year, 500 part numbers added to Standard® and Intermotor® lines cover more than 166 million additional VIO. Additions include ABS speed sensors, accelerator pedal sensors, and fuel vapor canisters; 4 diesel fuel injector sets; and more than 140 switches. Focused on engine control coverage, Standard® line introduced 185 sensors for 48 million additional VIO. EGR valves, fuel injector seal kits, and ignition coils are also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

New Generation of Motion Sensors: Bosch Sensortec Announces Intelligent Accelerometers and High Performance Gyroscopes at CES 2016

January 11, 2016

LAS VEGAS - CES 2016 (January 6 to 9), Las Vegas Embedded intelligence enables next generation of smart phones and wearables  • Intelligent features improve user experience and extend battery life time  • Meeting every requirement, from always-on step counting to demanding optical image stabilization (OIS) Bosch Sensortec today announces new generations of intelligent... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vibration Sensor provides machinery health change information.

December 18, 2015

By allowing machinery vibration data to be accessed by HART-enabled process controllers and information systems, programmable PCH420V fosters informed decisions and bolsters predictive diagnostics. Network-powered transmitters, offering 3 user-configurable bands, deliver continuous coverage, and multi-drop installations enable up to 16 sensors to be monitored via one address port. Digital communication superimposed on 4–20 mA loop offers flexibility for condition-based equipment maintenance. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature IEPE Accelerometers suit high-frequency vibration applications.

December 4, 2015

With 10,000 Hz upper frequency response and 0.24 in. overall height, 3274A series can mount in typically inaccessible spaces. Models offer sensitivities of 5, 10, and 25 mV/g and feature shear sensing element in teardrop titanium housing. Used to measure shock and vibration of small, lightweight objects such as PCBs and board-mounted components, hermetically sealed series is designed for adhesive mount, utilizes IEEE 1451.4 TEDS, and has resonant frequency of greater than 40 kHz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flight Test Accelerometer uses aircraft on-board voltage.

December 4, 2015

Suited for use in flight testing applications, hermetically sealed 3326A Series works with standard aircraft on-board power supplies from +20 to +32 Vdc. Two models are available, with sensitivities of 10 and 100 mV/g, and both feature ceramic sensing elements operating in shear mode and packaged in titanium housing. Low-noise accelerometers feature ¼-28, 4-pin radial connector and miniature thru-hole mounting, allowing sensor to be turned 360° prior to be secured. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Isolated IEPE Accelerometer has ultra miniature teardrop design.

December 4, 2015

At 0.119 in. high and 0.3 g, model 3224M5 is designed to adhesively mount in otherwise inaccessible spaces. Accelerometer operates in temperatures to +300°F and features shear sensing element in lightweight laser welded titanium housing. Available with 10 mV/g sensitivity, product is case isolated to avoid EMI/ground loop interference and has 3 ft integral cable that terminates to 10-32 jack. Uses include ESS, product response testing, and PCB vibration measurements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

BWD Automotive Releases More Than 1,100 New Part Numbers

December 3, 2015

NEW YORK, – Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 1,100 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 513 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 440 new parts to its switch category, including power window, door lock, power... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Charge Mode Accelerometer operates up to 1,000 deg F.

December 2, 2015

With internal electrical isolation design, Model 3316C2 eliminates need for additional isolated mounting block. Single axis unit features horizontal 10-32 coaxial connector and provides acceleration range of 7 g with sensitivity of 1–2 pC/g. Accelerometer is suited for high temperature applications including turbine engine test cells, exhaust manifold testing, nuclear reactor cooling tubes, automotive vibration studies, exhaust system analysis, and environmental stress screening. Read More

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

Linear Motion - H2W Component Selection Calculator

December 1, 2015

Santa Clarita, CA – Linear Motion Component Selection Calculator -- H2W Technologies, Inc. understands that there can be confusion when it comes to trying to determine how much force and acceleration are necessary to achieve the desired motion profile, and even in selecting which is the best motion profile.  H2W has taken the guesswork out of making that determination and placed a number of... 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

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

Network Sensors monitor vital engine and boating functions.

November 27, 2015

Offering optimized processor capabilities, NMEA 2000® Sensors integrate with HDS Gen3 and Gen2 Touch Multifunction Displays. Fuel Data Manager stores fuel-use data from engine or engine interface connected to network, while Fuel Flow Sensors track gasoline flow and calculate fuel used, trip fuel used, as well as seasonal fuel use. Configurable for any liquid, Fluid Level Sensors help boaters maintain awareness of tank levels. Pressure, Speed, and Temperature Sensors are also available. Read More

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

Redesigned Network Sensors Enhance Marine Integration and Convenience for Boaters

November 25, 2015

NMEA 2000® Sensors Offer Enhanced Processor Capabilities for Advanced Integration with NSS and NSO evo2 Multifunction Displays Egersund, Norway – A redesigned lineup of easy-to-install, intelligent sensors designed to monitor an array of vital engine and boating functions is now available. Compatible with NMEA 2000® networks, the newly released products include the Simrad Fluid Level... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Kionix's Breakthrough 6-Axis Accel-Gyro Combo Sensors Provide Industry-Leading Low Power Consumption

November 24, 2015

ITHACA, N.Y. and KYOTO, Japan - Kionix, Inc., a leader in the design and manufacture of MEMS solutions, has announced the mass production of its KXG03 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combo and the unveiling of two new flagship 6-axis Accelerometer-Gyroscope combos: the KXG07 and the KXG08.  "Our new products represent a significant technological leap forward in reducing the power consumption of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Charge Accelerometers monitor gas turbines.

November 20, 2015

Designed for environments up to 500°F, Model EX615A42- offers sensitivity of 100 pC/g, measurement range of ±200 g peak, and frequency range (±5%) of 5 kHz. Sensor has stainless steel housing with 10 ft armored, PTFE cable terminating in pigtails. Model EX619A11-, operating up to 900°F, offers sensitivity of 50 pC/g, measurement range of ±500 g peak, and frequency range (±5%) of 3 kHz. Sensor has Nickel 600 housing with 7 ft MI hardline cable terminating in 2-pin MIL-C-5015 connector. Read More