Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inline Grain Moisture Meter offers accurate real-time measurement.

May 24, 2016

Using low-power microwaves to penetrate surface every 0.2 sec, PCE-A-315 obtains interior moisture readings from grain without causing any damage. Measurement range is 5%–40% during continuous mass flow, and error is ±0.5% from 5%–18% grain moisture. Due to integrated temperature probe, readings are accurate from 41 to 131°F. Analyzer supports connection to evaluation software, data loggers, process controllers, and complete process control systems through RS485 and 4–20 mA interfaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Integrated UV Light Sensor delivers optimized sensitivity.

May 6, 2016

Designed to convert solar UV light intensity to digital data, VEML6075 provides measurement of signal strength and allows for true UVI calculation in portable/mobile devices and weather stations. Incorporated IC has 5 sensitive areas, and Filtron technology optimizes UV sensitivity and linearity. Offering individual UVA and UVB channels with 16-bit resolution and respective sensitivity of 365 and 330 nm, product comes in 2.0 x 1.25 x 1.0 mm, 4-pin OPLGA package with I²C bus interface. Read More

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

Temperature Monitoring Service helps prevent food spoilage.

May 5, 2016

Designed to continuously and wirelessly monitor temperature of perishable goods, Digi Honeycomb™ helps users comply with public health requirements and food safety regulations. Subscription-based service is comprised of handheld probes, wireless sensors, gateways, and software that allow temperature data to be monitored, logged, retrieved, and integrated into back-office systems. Automatic alerts can be set for all temperatures types, including frozen, refrigerated, ambient, and hot-holding. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Yorker Electronics Features Vishay UVA and UVB Light Sensor with I²C Interface

May 2, 2016

NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY – New Yorker Electronics is now distributing Vishay’s VEML6075 UVA/UVB Light Sensor, a Vishay Super 12 Product for 2016. The VEML6075 senses UVA and UVB light and incorporates photodiode, amplifiers and analog/digital circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process. When the UV sensor is applied, it is able to detect UVA and UVB intensity to provide a measure of the... 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&ndash;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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Differential Probes meet IEC 61010-031 safety standard.

April 19, 2016

Compatible with oscilloscopes from all major manufacturers, Elditest High Voltage Differential Probes make safe, accurate measurements between 2 voltage points where neither point is referenced to ground. Probes offer input voltage of ±800 V, ±7.5 kV, or ±15 kV for both differential and common mode voltage, depending on probe chosen. Supplied in safety yellow housing, probes feature 2 attenuation settings as well as power and over-range indicators. 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&trade; 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&trade; pixel, captures full-resolution 1080p HD video at 120 fps and 720p HD at 180 fps. Utilizing 3.75-micron OmniPixel3-HS&trade; 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

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Borescope features 1.8 mm working channel.

April 6, 2016

Featuring tungsten braided probe with 6.5 or 10 ft working length, IRis DVRx-WC can operate as visual inspection device and repair tool. Optional alligator jaw, magnet, and measurement device can reach area under inspection through 1.8 mm working channel. With SDHC memory cards, users can store image and video files. Additional features include 4-way articulation with 360° rotation, 5 in. color display, CMOS camera chip, adjustable 3-step LED illumination, and built-in digital zoom. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SMART 6(TM) Named Among Top 3 New Products at Pittcon 2016

April 5, 2016

MATTHEWS, N.C. – CEM Corporation, a leading supplier of process control solutions, is pleased to announce that it's new SMART 6™ Moisture/Solids Analyzer was named one of the top new products at Pittcon by Instrument Business Outlook. The SMART 6 features two major innovations compared to other moisture analyzers: the ability to accurately analyze both wet and dry samples and a... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Probe Amplifier Browser Head offers 12 GHz of bandwidth.

March 23, 2016

Designed for use with InfiniiMax I/II Series probe amps, N2839A Differential Browser Head brings measurement fidelity of solder-in probe head to hand-held browsing. Spring-loaded probe tips ensure secure connection to DUT and can be adjusted to accommodate targets from 0&ndash;3 mm apart using thumbwheel. Low-inductance ground spring ensures that probe&rsquo;s frequency response remains constant regardless of span range setting. N2839A provides extremely low probe loading with 0.21 pF input capacitance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope Probes work with smaller, faster designs.

March 21, 2016

Minimizing probe loading and improving access to small, densely packed test locations, TriMode&trade; P7700 series facilitates debugging of circuits found in mobile and enterprise designs. These probes, intended for use with Tektronix performance oscilloscopes, offer up to 20 GHz bandwidth and feature input amplifier <4 mm from connection point to minimize signal loss, probe tip capacitance, and noise. Signal path is fully characterized and automatically de-embedded from measurement results. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hybrid Contactor supports high-frequency testing.

March 15, 2016

Used for testing high frequency semiconductors in high-volume production, mmWave Contactor combines traditional spring probe architecture for low frequency and power I/O&rsquo;s with cantilever solution for peripheral high frequency transceiver I/O&rsquo;s. Keeping interface from test equipment to device as short as possible while minimizing number of transitions enables broadband performance from DC to 81 GHz to be maintained. Typical applications include automotive radar, WiGig, and 5G backhaul devices. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Differential pH/ORP Sensors use 3 electrodes for max accuracy.

March 10, 2016

Available for industrial and municipal water treatment operators, SD7000CD and SD7000CD-ORP offer chemically-resistant direct replacement options for Hach®/GLI and Water Analytics/Aquametrix analog 5-wire pH and ORP sensor models. Solution pH is measured differentially with process and inner reference (surrounded by known concentrated pH 7 buffer) electrodes compared to third ground electrode. This minimizes reference junction potential and eliminates sensor ground loop effects. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Sensor detects UVB and ambient light.

March 10, 2016

Featuring patented infrared light suppression, dual-channel Model ZOPT2201 is intended for smartphones, wearables, and other mobile technology. Sensor can detect overexposure and underexposure to sun&#39;s UV rays, measure light for screen controls, and provide indoor/outdoor contextual awareness in multi-sensor systems. Available in 2.0 x 2.2 x 0.7 mm LGA6 package, device features high UV sensitivity down to 0.022 µW/cm² per count and absolute sensitivity of 0.008&ndash;157,000 lux. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Micro Metrology Sensor measures small, fragile features.

February 25, 2016

Employing resonance as trigger mode, Feather Probe&trade; supports tips as small as 100 microns in diameter and trigger forces below 1 mg for measurement of extremely small features as well as fragile or easily deformed features. Dynamic Resonance Mode eliminates effects of such external influences as temperature, air motion, and vibration. Typically protected behind cover when not in use, styli can be automatically deployed into measurement area whenever needed and retracted when not in use. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Occupancy Sensors conserve energy by un-lighting unoccupied areas.

February 23, 2016

Used to conserve energy and meet Title 24 building energy codes dimming or turning off lights in unoccupied spaces, bi-level dimming occupancy sensors incorporate PIR (Passive Infrared), ultrasonic, and microwave technology. Bluetooth®-enabled version, which can be controlled remotely by Android or IOS device, supports initial set up as well as subsequent sensor adjustments. Microwave version uses Doppler Effect to detect motion and can be installed within fixture housing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Acculogic Will Demonstrate the FLS980 Series III at APEX

February 22, 2016

Markham, ON – Acculogic Inc., a global leader in electronic production test solutions, announces that it will exhibit in Booth #1166 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Company representatives will demonstrate the FLS980 Series III and new Scorpion Briz Test Programming station. The FLS980 Series III with the Ultimate... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Programmable PIR Sensors operate in occupancy, vacancy modes.

February 22, 2016

Featuring PIR (passive infrared) detection, MINI sensors offer coverage area of 32 ft (10 m) when mounted at ceiling height of 8 ft. Sensors can be programmed for occupancy or vacancy mode, and all settings can be remotely adjusted using password-protected Android or iOS smartphone apps. Able to be used in indoor or outdoor applications, sensors feature integrated photocell. Up to 4 secondary sensors can be added to extend coverage. 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&ndash;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