Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spherical Ultrasonic Piezo Transducers target 360° applications.

June 14, 2016

Standard and custom electro-ceramic hemispheres and hollow spheres, targeting industrial, medical, and scientific applications requiring frequencies >20 kHz, convert electrical power into mechanical power and vice-versa. For ultrasonic applications requiring high bandwidth, hemispheres and hollow spheres are available with 10–60 mm ODs and 1 mm wall thickness. Components are made from ferroelectric soft or hard piezo materials and can be custom-designed to match application requirements. Read More

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Analog Signal Conversion Transducers install in tight areas.

March 17, 2016

As universally configurable limit-value switch with PDT relay output, MINI PRO set-point relay module has plug-in connection technology. Analog input switching range is adjustable from 0–24 mA and 0–12 V, and form C relay on output side is rated to 250 V AC/DC up to 6 A. Offering adjustable input values from 0–24 mA and 0–12 V, MINI PRO analog-to-frequency transducer supports frequency signals from 0–11 kHz and PWM signals from 0%–100% for output. Read More

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LVIT Position Sensors target heavy-duty applications.

February 22, 2016

With their modular design, performance, and stroke-to length ratio, LDI-127 Series of contactless LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) position sensors meet needs of in-plant or mobile equipment OEMs. Areas of use include factory automation as well as various industrial and commercial applications, including solar cell positioners, wind turbine prop pitch and brakes, chute or gate positions on off-road or agri-vehicles, and packing equipment. Read More

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Temperature/RH Modules offer direct interface to microcontroller.

February 15, 2016

Offering linear voltage output for direct interface with MCU, HM1500LF dedicated humidity transducer is lead-free and humidity calibrated within ±2% @55% RH with solid polymer structure. Dedicated humidity and temperature transducer, HTM2500LF, offers direct interface with MCU via humidity linear voltage output. Supplied in hermetic housing, this model is humidity calibrated within ±2% @55% RH with typical 1–4 Vdc output for 0%–100% RH at 5 Vdc. Read More

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All-In-One Transducer aids in finding fish and structures.

December 10, 2015

Combining CHIRP sonar capabilities with StructureScan® HD and DownScan Imaging™, TotalScan™ increases fish-target separation for anglers and reduces interference. CHIRP Sonar minimizes display clutter, while StructureScan HD delivers photo-like images of fish-holding structure on both sides of boat. Similar photo-like images directly beneath boat are provided by DownScan Imaging. Product reduces number of transducers required to fully utilize Lowrance systems' fishfinding features. Read More

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NDT Inspection System identifies manufacturing defects.

December 3, 2015

Combining computer power, transducer, and DSP technology, Dinger™ Non-Destructive Test System is used for inspection of raw or machined metal cast, fabricated, sintered, forged, die cast, or ceramic parts. System applies known excitation force and measures vibration to identify resonance frequencies of structure. SigQC™ production test software analyzes components, subassemblies, and products to determine, in real-time, if quality goals are met. Read More

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Smart Device Ultrasound System affords mobility, flexibility.

November 24, 2015

Available for healthcare providers or organizations, Lumify lets institutions scale ultrasound solution to meet their needs and environment without purchasing imaging equipment. Subscription includes transducer, app, access to online portal, and support. Leveraging cloud-enabled and tablet technology, solution fosters connectivity, flexibility, and mobility. Users download app, connect transducer to user-supplied Android®-compatible smart device via USB, and launch app to begin scanning. Read More

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Position Transducers feature real-time Ethernet interfaces.

October 28, 2015

Available in rod and profile housings, BTL7 Series provides synchronous real-time data transmission and dynamic position measurement with 1 µm resolution. Able to detect and process up to 16 position encoders, transducers output position and speed for each encoder, yielding up to 32 measured values. Selectable Ethernet interfaces include Profinet IRT, EtherCAT, and Varan. Four diagnostic LEDs on sensor head can check both sensor status and status of Ethernet connection. Read More

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DC Current Transducer offers ambient temperature compensation.

October 20, 2015

Housed in split-core package so existing wiring remains undisturbed, DT Series features temperature range of -20 to +50°C and provides 333 mVdc, 5 or 10 Vdc output proportional to DC current. With microprocessor-based method of signal conditioning, sensor output is automatically adjusted as temperature changes. DT Series is suited for applications such as measuring photovoltaic output in panels producing less than 50 A or less than 100 A, as well as monitoring smaller DC motors. Read More

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Linear Variable Inductive Transducers serve various industries.

October 2, 2015

Available with ranges from ½–18 in., LVITs feature 4 analog outputs, SenSet™ field scalability, and contactless operation. Spring-loaded LRS-18 and automation-duty LR-19 have ¾ in. OD aluminum body, while industrial-duty LR-27 is offered in 1 in. OD aluminum or stainless steel housing. Also available, LV-45 is designed to survive extreme environments. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends. Axial termination versions come with M12 connector or 1 m cable. Read More

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Digital Pressure Transducers feature USB-powered design.

June 2, 2015

Compatible with USB 1.0 and 2.0 formats, Series 611/612 offers automatic temperature and pressure output recognition, 18-bit resolution, and 4.8 KHz internal measurement rate. Measured pressure values in absolute, gauge, sealed gauge, or vacuum formats may be logged real-time onto any PC or mobile device without need for I/O interface board. Featuring all stainless steel wetted parts and housings, series comes in pressure ranges up to 100 K psi, with accuracies of ±0.25% FSO. Read More

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Industrial AC LVDT is suited for use in steel or aluminum mills.

April 29, 2015

With full ranges from 3–15 in., LA-21-A series comes in zinc-plated-steel, 20.5 mm dia housing with 100 mm stripped-and-tinned axial leads. Each LVDT core is enclosed in 9.5 mm dia extension rod, from which it cannot break loose, and 5/16-24 UNF or M8 X 1.25 male thread facilitates attachment. Exhibiting radiation resistance, IP68-sealed products are suited for stamping or drawing press die opening, injection molding machine platen position, process valve controls, and roller gap feedback. Read More

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Linear Variable Inductive Transducers serve several markets.

April 14, 2015

LVITs (Linear Variable Inductive Transducers) of LR-19 (Automation Duty), LR-27 (Industrial Duty), and LV-45 (Extreme Duty) series are contactless devices designed for position sensing applications. Along with ranges from 1–18 in., features include 4 analog outputs, axial termination versions with M-12 connector or 1 m cable, and SenSet™ field scalability. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends. Areas of use include factory automation and heavy-duty industrial/commercial/OEM applications. Read More

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Linear Variable Inductive Transducer serves subsea environments.

March 4, 2015

Supplied in 316 Stainless Steel, 25 mm dia housing designed for subsea use in Oil and Gas Exploration, SS-7 series operates to 5,200 psi. LVIT can be submerged to 12,000 ft or installed in PBOF (pressure balanced oil filled) chamber to provide position feedback. Embedded into hydraulic cylinder, contactless transducer has 1–24 in. measurement range, operates without need for magnet by utilizing gun-drilled piston rod as target, and offers SenSet™ calibration. Read More

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Simrad ForwardScan(TM) Sonar Honored with Industry Award for Product Innovation

March 3, 2015

Marine Electronics Leader Recognized for Best Safety Product by NMMA Tulsa, Okla. – Simrad Yachting, a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, announced today that ForwardScan™ Sonar has been awarded the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the Consumer Safety... Read More

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Pressure Transducer features high-seed USBH output.

January 27, 2015

Available in gage, sealed gage, and absolute pressure models, PX51 features all-stainless steel construction and connects directly to computer. PC software takes data from transducer directly to digital domain, turning laptop or Windows®-based tablet (with USB connection) into virtual meter, chart recorder, or datalogger. Supplied with .NET APIs, command set for command-line access, and 6 ft USB cable, transducer supports use in harsh environments. Read More

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SuperSonic Imagine Receives FDA 510k Clearance for New Musculoskeletal and Vascular Ultrasound Probes

December 4, 2014

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France — SuperSonic Imagine (Euronext: SSI, FR0010526814), a company specializing in ultrasound medical imaging, is pleased to announce it has received 510k clearance from the FDA for two new probes used with its ultrasound machine, the Aixplorer®. The first of these newly approved devices facilitates musculoskeletal and sports medicine diagnoses. The SHL20-6 probe, a... Read More

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All-Stainless Steel Piezo Transducer has 3 setpoint relays.

November 17, 2014

Mountable in any orientation, 902B Absolute Piezo vacuum transducer suits harsh processes and is resistant to damage from air inrush and vibration. Unit integrates electronics and MEMS-based Piezo sensor with metal-sealed, stainless steel 316 diaphragm and provides seamless, gas-independent vacuum pressure measurement from 0.1–1000 Torr. Along with 3 setpoint relays, features include 100°C bakeout temperature, analog output and digital communication, and multiple analog output emulations.
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Differential Pressure Transducers operate in hazardous areas.

October 16, 2014

Available in explosion proof and non-incendive versions, Series AST5400 is CSA certified for Class I Division 1 and Class I Division 2 locations. Transducers are capable of measuring line pressures up to 5,000 psi, providing output signal of analog voltage or 4–20 mA. Constructed of 316L stainless steel, Inconel 718, or Hastelloy C276, Series AST5400 is suitable for well sites and compression equipment. Read More

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DIN Rail Mount Current Transducer monitors large loads.

August 21, 2014

Combining current transformer and signal conditioner, AT/ATR-LS Current Transducer features split-core design that can be installed over existing conductors without disconnecting load, even in applications with multiple conductors per phase. Unit is suitable for monitoring large machines as it measures current use to detect over or under current conditions. Featuring industry standard output, loop-power, and factory calibration, transducer uses 2 wires to connect to power supply and load. Read More