Instrumentation I & O Devices

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Wireless/USB Interface collects data from multiple sensors.

February 10, 2016

Using LabQuest Stream™, students can collect scientific data from multiple sensors with mobile device, Chromebook™, or computer. Five sensor ports support variety of Vernier sensors for conducting multi-variable experiments and data-logging activities. Students can use LabQuest to collect up to 10,000 samples/sec using Bluetooth® wireless functionality or up to 100,000 samples/sec via USB connectivity. With high-capacity, rechargeable battery, multiple lab experiments can be conducted daily. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Harsh Environment Rotary Encoders feature Profinet interface.

February 10, 2016

Using inductive scanning principle, Leine & Linde 900 Series provides absolute position measurement in heavy equipment used in harsh environments such as steel, oil and gas, transportation, and construction industries. PROFINET interface expands upon existing EnDat, PROFIBUS, EtherNet/IP™, EtherCAT, and DRIVE-CLiQ interfaces, and allows integration with wide range of automation systems. Series supports mechanical interfaces as well, including taper and keyed shafts and hollow shaft with keyway. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Exposed Linear Encoder offers 50 nm resolution.

February 4, 2016

With 20-micron graduation and interpolation available up to 100 times from scanning unit, redesigned LIDA 400 Series offers 50 nm resolution and accuracies to ±1 micron. Multi-colored status LED on side of scanning unit indicates signal levels during installation and can be used as quick status check to determine functionality. For digital TTL versions with interpolation, interpolation circuits have been miniaturized to fit inside scanning unit housing. Read More

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

Strain Gage Pressure Sensors suit next-gen brake systems.

February 4, 2016

Featuring eXtra-small Form Factor with body diameter less than 7.8 mm and height less than 30 mm, Micro-fused Strain Gage Pressure Sensors are intended for next-generation brake systems in hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicles. Modular port design caters to wide range of system pressures, while modular circuit architecture offers high fault detectability. MSG technology provides accurate analog and digital pressure and temperature signal conditioning from -40 to +140°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Data Collection System boosts vehicle performance.

February 2, 2016

Comprising platform of fully integrated, connected-vehicle features, Spicer® Smart Suite™ collects, manages, analyzes, communicates, and acts on data sourced from drivetrain, including load and condition monitoring, torque management, speed sensing, and steering sensing. System converts data into actionable insights for optimizing productivity and operator/machine safety. Critical alerts and analysis can be shared on vehicle central display, via tablets, and in fleet management centers. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Conditioner supports LVDT operation.

February 2, 2016

Engineered to work with AC-LVDTs, RVDTs, and inductive half-bridge sensors including 3-wire GE LVRTs and GE gas turbine LVDTs with buck-boost, Model S1A features built-in null indication and front panel pushbuttons to set zero and full scale. Internal microprocessor eliminates need to calculate jumper connections for gain and range. Equipped with color-coded plug-in connections, DIN rail module offers 4 excitation frequencies, 8 analog DC outputs, and RS-485 digital communications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Encoders offer integrated diagnostic capabilities.

February 1, 2016

Utilizing ADS Online, Leine & Linde’s 850 Shaft Encoder and 861/862 Hollow-Shaft Encoders can provide problem-solving information directly to system operator. Advanced Diagnostic System helps ensure output voltage level is correct, output states change correctly, correct number of pulses are present each revolution, and that optics performs within defined levels for supply current and brightness. Vibration levels, hours of operation, and internal temperature are also measured and logged. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sensor Signal Conditioner IC enables precision measurements.

January 29, 2016

With integrated 24-bit ADC and 26-bit DSP for linearization and calibration functions, Model ZSSC3224 is designed for consumer barometric pressure and thermopile sensors. Device offers features targeting battery-driven, low-power devices, such as 1 mA typical overall current consumption, ultra-low 20 nA typical sleep mode current, and 1.68–3.6 V power supply range. ZSSC3224 eliminates need for external buffer capacitor and provides PSRR up to 90 dB at 2 V. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Mini Media Converters suit outdoor environments.

January 22, 2016

Featuring environmentally hardened design, M/GE-ISW-xx-01 Series enables conversion of copper to fiber in extreme or outdoor 10/100/1,000 unshielded twisted pair environments. Mini Ethernet bridging converters include Auto-Negotiation, AutoCross, Active Link Pass Through, and Automatic Link Restoration, which automatically establish, configure, and restore optimal links. Measuring 1.8 x 3.3 x 0.8 in., converters come in Layer 1 and Layer 2 formats with link budgets from 7.5–10.5 dB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

XMC FPGA Module includes VITA 49 protocol engine.

January 22, 2016

Based on Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA, Cobalt® Model 71664 includes IP engine for VITA 49 Radio Transport protocol. Front end A/D converter stage accepts 4 analog HF or IF inputs on front panel SSMC connectors, with each transformer-coupled to TI ADS5485 200 MHz, 16-bit A/D converters. Designed for both rugged and lab environments, Model 71664 comes preconfigured with suite of built-in functions for digital down conversion, data capture, synchronization, time tagging, and formatting. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Services

Transportation Intelligence Suite harnesses big data.

January 21, 2016

Unlike traditional approaches that deliver one-dimensional, historical views of data, SmartIQ Transportation Intelligence Suite transforms massive volumes of data generated by commercial fleets into real-time actionable information, predictive analysis, and prescriptive actions that drive measurable value. Suite offers management KPIs, reports, and dashboards for managers; interactive visualizations for advanced analysis; and ability to export data and integrate into existing intelligence stack. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Signal Conditioner delivers measurement accuracy to 0.05%.

January 20, 2016

Supplied in 0.5 in. DIN-rail mounted housing, ACT20P-PRO DCDC II lets users measure, isolate, and convert signals from max range of ±300 Vdc or ±100 mA and any value in-between. Output is selectable for sink or source signals, and flexible power inputs range from 24 V AC/DC to 230 V AC/DC. Also able to run off AC supply voltage to power DC input and output devices, solution supports configuration by user via integrated front display or additional DIP switches. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dataloggers offer enhanced usability, functionality via software.

January 20, 2016

Accsense VersaLog dataloggers feature SiteView v3, which provides graphic interface for quickly obtaining detailed view of data and trends. Working with dataloggers for downloading, configuration, and data analysis/plotting, PC-based application is compatible with Windows® XP/Vista/7/8/10 and supports custom equations and custom-line equations to handle complicated measurement requirements. User sets up download schedule once, and program downloads data automatically at scheduled time. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Software, Calibrator boost high-speed signal measurement accuracy.

January 20, 2016

SignalCorrect software and TSC70902 calibration source, working with DPO/MSO70000 real-time oscilloscope, simplify characterization as well as de-embedding effects of cables, fixtures, and other interconnects to promote accurate and repeatable measurement results. To simplify interconnect characterization, SignalCorrect provides step-by-step guidance via detailed information on GUI. Standalone TCS70902 has compact form factor and provides two 9 psec fast edge outputs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dataloggers support diverse industry requirements.

January 15, 2016

Accommodating diverse areas of use, dataTaker Series 3 includes models for intelligent data logging, environmental monitoring, geotechnical applications, and remote monitoring. Built-in software facilitates configuration and monitoring, and other features include Web interface, analog channel expansion, and remote monitoring capabilities. Series supports automatic data transfer over FTP or email and uses Modbus for sensors and SCADA connection. Integrated modem comes with select models. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Data Logger provides cloud-based remote monitoring.

January 14, 2016

Equipped with onboard LCD, plug-and-play HOBO RX3000 Remote Monitoring System utilizes up to 10 smart sensors and optional relay and analog sensor modules to provide instant access to site-specific environmental data anywhere, anytime via Internet. Data from RX3000 is transferred at regular connection intervals to HOBOlink® Web-based software where users can check latest conditions, view graphs, configure sensors and alarms, download data, or schedule data delivery via email or FTP. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Remote Data Acquisition Devices offer Wi-Fi connectivity.

January 11, 2016

Featuring 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi connectivity, ioLogik™ 2542-WL1 and ioLogik 2512-WL1 serve growing number of devices and M2M applications that require wireless communication. ioLogik 2542-WL1 supports analog I/O connections over Wi-Fi, whereas ioLogik 2512-WL1 supports digital I/O connections over Wi-Fi. Engineered for rugged industrial use, both feature 4-port unmanaged Ethernet switch and 2 serial ports as well as automatic tag generation and reporting for connected sensors and devices. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Angle Encoders feature integral bearing and solid shaft.

January 7, 2016

Featuring absolute track with serial code structure and incremental track that is scanned by single field scanning, Series ROC 2000 and ROC 7000 eliminate need for homing routine at power-up. Separate rotor coupling is used for coupling shaft making it possible to realize axial tolerances of up to ±1 mm depending on rotor coupling used. Rotor couplings are capable of compensating for axial motion and misalignment between encoder shaft and measured shaft. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Signal Conditioner provides 500 Vdc I/O isolation.

January 5, 2016

Housed in rugged stainless steel enclosure, which is connected between transducer and readout instrument, OMEGA® IN-UVI Wheatstone Bridge Universal In-Line Signal Conditioner is suited for applications where transducer must be located in hostile environment or some distance away from display. Unit supplies highly regulated bridge excitation voltage for transducer or load cell and converts millivolt signal of transducer to 0–5, 0–10, ±5, ±10 Vdc or 4–20, 12 ±8 mA. Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

ETX Module fosters targeted carrier board design via flexibility.

December 30, 2015

Powered by 1.91 GHz quad-core Intel® Atom™ E3845 CPU SoC, 95 x 114 mm ET839 operates from -40 to +85°C and offers scalable performance that allows replacement/upgrade of Bay Trail-I ETX solutions without changing baseboard. Module supports up to 4 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM system memory and offers diverse I/O options. Integrated graphics enable dual independent displays via 24-bit dual channel LVDS and CRT graphics outputs with respective resolutions up to 1,600 x 1,200 and 2,048 x 1,536. Read More