Air Velocity Sensor protects electronics from overheating.

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Supplied in 1.0 x 0.25 x 0.5 in. package with 0.1 in. pitch, F600 enables electronics manufacturers to anticipate thermal rise before it occurs by directly monitoring airflow at critical board locations. Board level sensor, used for continuous monitoring of airflow in small locations, has air velocity range of 100-1,000 fpm and offers output to sound alarm or reduce system power if loss of air velocity occurs. Communication to sensor is accomplished via I²C or UART interface.

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AccuSense F600 Low Cost Board Level Air Velocity Sensor Protects Electronics from Overheating

Degree Controls, Inc. of Milford, New Hampshire, is pleased to announce the F600 board level air velocity sensor for continuous monitoring of airflow in small locations.

The revolutionary F600 airflow sensor has a breakthrough physical design with a small form factor of 0.5" high X 0.25" wide and X 1.0" long with a 0.1" pitch design. Electronics manufacturers now have a cost-effective way of anticipating thermal rise before it occurs by directly monitoring airflow at critical board locations.

Costly electronic components are protected by the F600 by using the output to sound an alarm or to reduce system power if there is a loss of air velocity. Communication to the F600 is done via an I2C or UART interface. User configurable outputs include PWM, tach or alarm open drain output.

With an air velocity range of 0.5 to 5.0 m/s (100-1000 fpm) and an operating temperature range of 10°C to 60°C, the F600 accepts a power supply of 12 VDC and has a ±45° airflow acceptance angle. A temperature output is also included. With internal factory calibration, the F600 sensors are fully interchangeable with one another. No field calibration is required.

AccuSense F600 samples are now available, with volume pricing as low as $35 each. For complete product specifications, please visit the detailed product page at

Founded in 1996, DegreeC is a minority-owned, ISO-9001 registered company. With more than a decade of experience, DegreeC is a leading provider of thermal management and AccuSense airflow solutions for challenging applications. DegreeC is also engaged in solving thermal management issues for mission critical, room level spaces like data centers and clean rooms. In addition to its USA locations, DegreeC has facilities in India, China and Japan. Additional information about DegreeC can be found at

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