Velocity & Acceleration & Vibration Sensors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometers suit low-frequency applications.

April 13, 2015

Designed to optimize precision of low-frequency vibration and motion measurements in automotive applications, MEMS DC Response Accelerometers include single-axis Series 3711E/Series 3741E and triaxial Series 3713E. Units include gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements and provide high-frequency overload protection. Offered in full-scale ranges from ±2 g to ±200 g, Series 3711E and Series 3713E have hermetically sealed titanium case, while Series 3741E has rugged anodized aluminum housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini Accelerometer offers linearity over wide dynamic range.

March 13, 2015

Operating over extended temperature range of -55 to +163°C, Model 7132AHT provides optimize linearity across dynamic ranges from ±50 g to ±2,000 g. Triaxial IEPE sensor uses piezo-ceramic crystals in annular shear mode for long-term, stable operation and offers flat frequency response across wide bandwidth up to 10 kHz. Supplied in hermetically sealed titanium housing, device provides more than 100 Ω output impedance and full scale voltage output of ±5 V across all dynamic ranges. Read More

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Low-Noise Accelerometer delivers consistent sensitivity.

March 12, 2015

Ultra High Temperature 1,200°F (UHT-12™) crystal-based accelerometers – Model 320C52 as well as Series 357D, EX611, EX600B, and 339A – make measurements with increased accuracy and lower noise during large temperature variations. Eliminating pyroelectric noise spikes up to 1,200°F, crystal technology allows accelerometers to be insensitive to temperature variations. Material can also operate in shear mode, which isolates accelerometer from base strain and transverse measurement errors.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pyroshock Accelerometer solves measurement ringing problem.

March 12, 2015

With measurement capabilities up to 100,000 g, Model 350B01 nearfield or farfield pyroshock sensor can be used for High-G shock and harsh pyroshock events. Mechanical isolation aids in removing frequency content outside of useful 20 kHz bandwidth and minimizes zero-shift associated with non-isolated accelerometers, while electrical filtering reduces signal ringing and clipping. For use in electrically noisy environments, design is hermetically sealed and case isolated. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

High Voltage Vibration Sensors resist EMI.

March 3, 2015

Operating in harsh electromagnetic environments without signal loss or delays, HV Series includes 100 and 500 mV/g models for seismic monitoring that measure ultra-low levels down to 0.1 Hz. Sensing element is isolated from sensor base and casing to offset effect of high voltage and EMI often found in wind turbines and VFD/SCR controllers. For long-term stability, top-exit sensors have ceramic housings and hermetic sealing that provide isolation up to 6,000 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Triaxial IEPE Accelerometer features ultra-miniature design.

February 25, 2015

Supplied in anodized aluminum housing that provides case isolation from mounting surface, Endevco® 35B combines 3 transducers with integrated electronics into 0.235 in. cube. Adhesively mounted accelerometer offers sensitivities of 2.5, 5, or 10 mV/g. Featuring 36 in. integral cable that terminates to single 4-pin connector, device is suited for testing consumer electronics, computer peripherals, automotive/aerospace components, and precision machinery components. Read More

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

Mechanical Vibration Switches feature remote reset options.

February 11, 2015

Available in 120 Vac, 240 Vac, and 24 Vdc models with DPDT relay and 10 A dry contacts, Series 685A features optimized sensitivity adjustment, enabling users to better control trip level and maximize protection of equipment. Switches utilize spring-loaded, magnetically coupled sensor, which requires no power. Available with hazardous area approvals, devices are suitable for cooling towers, fin fans, large exhaust and vent fans, HVAC systems, blowers, and motors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DIN Rail Mount Ethernet Switches are PoE compliant.

January 23, 2015

Supplied in corrosion-resistant, IP30 aluminum case, fully compliant IEEE802.3 af/at Power over Ethernet (PoE) DIN Rail Ethernet Switches withstand extreme temperatures, surges, vibrations, and shocks found in industrial automation, government, military, oil, gas, mining, and outdoor applications. Industrial-grade, fanless switches, which operate from -40 to 75°C and carry 44–57 Vdc rating, are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and carry certifications for harsh environments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tri-axis Accelerometers feature ultra-thin design.

December 30, 2014

Measuring 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm, Model KX112 features 16 bits of resolution and 2048 bytes of FIFO/FILO buffer. Unit includes built-in digital algorithms for detecting motion for power management, free fall for device protection or warranty monitoring, orientation engine for portrait/landscape detection, and tap/double-tap for user interface functionality. Model KXCJB, measuring 3 x 3 x 0.45 mm thick, supports drive for thin smartphones, tablets, PCs, and HDDs as well as activity monitors/smartwatches. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer/Gyroscope withstands harsh environments.

November 20, 2014

Able to withstand use in automotive and industrial application environments, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection and 32-bit digital SPI interface. Sensor has configurable, software-selectable, 10–60 Hz low pass filter, and 24-pin premolded plastic RoHS-compliant SOIC housing, suitable for SMD mounting, measures 15.00 x 12.10 x 4.35 mm. Combined sensor with gyro featuring up to 300°/sec range is also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Analog SMT Accelerometers measure OEM vibrations.

November 17, 2014

Offering general-purpose vibration measurements at OEM volumes and with long-term stability, Model 1510 Series feature micromachined variable capacitive sensing element and custom IC. These variable capacitance accelerometers produce two analog voltages, which vary proportionately according to measured acceleration levels, and respond to AC or DC acceleration with choice of +4 V differential or 0.5–4.5 V single ended output. Measurement ranges vary from ±5 to ±100 g. Read More

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

Integrated eCompass with Soft Gyro enhances smart devices.

October 21, 2014

Respectively supplied in 2 x 1 x 1.1 mm and 3 x 3 x 1.0 mm LGA packages, dc213 and dc312 single-chip eCompass solutions combine 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer. Products, which feature I²C interface and dedicated programmable interrupt, provide 9 DoF (Degree of Freedom) with soft gyroscope with MiraMEMS Xmotion™ software enabled. Pin-to-pin compatible with g-sensor series, eCompass solutions enhance smartphone and wearable device functionality. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dual Angle/Speed Sensors feature flat package design.

September 29, 2014

Featuring 5 mm body depth and mounting flanges with metal inserts that facilitate mounting in small/narrow spaces, Vert-X 05E Series measures angles from 0° to 360° as well as rotational speed (up to 120,000 rpm) and direction. IP68-rated sensors measure 6 mm from edge of product for close-to-wall applications and offer linearity to ±0.3% of measurement range, resolution to 12 bits (analog output), and 1,024 pulses per revolution (incremental outputs). Multiple output choices are available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

General-Purpose Accelerometer features modular mounting system.

September 26, 2014

Threaded model 46A, available in 5 sensitivities from 10–1,000 mV/g, can be fitted into various mounting blocks (pods) with stud or adhesive mount. While hex and cube pods mount single-axis measurements, tri-hex pod, with slots for 3 sensors, let technicians test up to 3 sensitivities concurrently. For multi-axis testing, triaxial pod enables different sensitivities to be tested on different axes. Accelerometers can be removed and replaced, leaving mount in place on test object. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Seismic and Geodetic System monitors infrastructure.

August 28, 2014

Combining 220-channel GNSS receiver, broadband seismic recorder, and force-balance triaxial accelerometer, Trimble® SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic System provides real-time GNSS positioning and seismic data for earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring as well as infrastructure monitoring for buildings, bridges, dams, and other natural and manmade structures. System includes variable size, industrial-grade USB drive to support transmission of real-time telemetry data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometers measure both vibration and acceleration.

August 25, 2014

Suited for use within low-current applications consuming 2 mA with 5 V excitation, Model 1410 Accelerometers use clock frequency from 100 KHz to 1.0 MHz and produce pulse density output relative to acceleration. Variable capacitive accelerometers are available in 7 ranges from ±2 g to ±200 g, with sensitivities from 0.625 kHz/g (200 g range) to 62.5 kHz/g (2 g range). Hermetically sealed in 0.360 x 0.350 x 0.165 in. package, units provide digital output that is compatible with TTL/CMOS devices. Read More

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Servo Accelerometers are suited for monitoring structural health.

August 1, 2014

Single-axis SA-107LN, 2-axis SA-207LN, and 3-axis SA-307LN are powered by +12 to +15 Vdc and designed for use in seismic and low-level, low-frequency motion studies. Low noise electronics, used in conjunction with force balance principle, enable measurements in low frequency micro-G range. Each self-contained unit provides DSC-coupled zero output as well as AC-coupled zero output, which eliminates tilt-induced or offset errors.
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Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Programmable Motion Control features 2 signal set points.

July 29, 2014

By continuously monitoring rotary speed, MSD-800 protects indoor/outdoor rotating equipment from damage. Unit alerts operator of change in speed by sending signal to control unit which can sound alarm and/or shutdown equipment completely. Installed remotely, control unit can be programmed to indicate 2 under-speed points or 2 over-speed points, or 1 of each. Speed sensor, installed directly to shaft of rotating equipment, is enclosed in weatherproof and dust-tight cast aluminum housing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser-Based Sensor enables non-contact vibration measurement.

June 18, 2014

Delivering optimal results on every measurement surface regardless of environmental conditions, MSL-7000 series measures vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors, and pumps. Design employs contactless velocity proportional sensor and is suited for process-integrated, end of line acoustic inspections of noise-critical equipment. Covering acoustic measurements form 0.2 Hz to 22 kHz, this laser vibrometer integrates into manufacturing line and existing control systems. Read More

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Rugged Vibration Sensor detects over/under conditions.

April 29, 2014

Supplied in NEMA 4X-rated, cast aluminum enclosure that measures 3.94 x 2.56 x 1.66 in., ENVIROMUX-VSSR-10 registers over- or under-vibration in machinery. Over/under alarm sensitivity is adjustable from 0.1–2.2 ips rms, and operating range is -40 to +185°F. Able to connect to ENVIROMUX-2D/5D/16D Enterprise Environment Monitoring Systems, sensor can monitor minimum vibration frequency of 10 Hz and max vibration acceleration of ±1.76 oz peak. Isolated NPN output, included, is fail safe. Read More