Triaxial Accelerometers suit automotive applications.

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Sized as 0.8 in. cube, Series 3713B DC MEMS Response Accelerometers measure low-frequency vibration and motion and are available in full-scale ranges from ±2 to ±200 g. Units feature gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements and offer frequency overload protection to accommodate variety of automotive testing requirements. Hermetically sealed in titanium housing, devices withstand severe operating environments. Supply voltage regulation permits operation from +6 to +30 Vdc.



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PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Introduces a New, Smaller, Series of DC MEMS Response Triaxial Accelerometers for Automotive Applications



Novi, Michigan, USA - PCB Automotive Sensors - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., introduces a new, smaller, series of DC MEMS response triaxial accelerometers, 3713B. The new series of accelerometers are designed to measure low-frequency vibration and motion. The 0.8 inch cube (20.3 mm) units weight only 17.3 grams enabling use where space is at a premium. The triaxial units are available in full-scale ranges from ± 2 to ± 200 g, feature gas-damped, silicon MEMS sensing elements for uniform, repeatable, performance and offer high frequency overload protection to accommodate a variety of automotive testing requirements, including: Ride & Handling, Driveability & Shift Quality, Legislative Testing, Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH), Road Load Data Acquisition, Suspension Development, and Durability Testing.

Rugged and durable, Series 3713B sensors are hermetically sealed in a robust, titanium housing allowing for a very stable and accurate measurement in the most severe operating environments. In addition, the sensors are inherently insensitive to base strain and transverse acceleration effects. Supply voltage regulation permits operation from + 6 to + 30 VDC and the single- ended, low-noise, low-impedance output signal may be transmitted over long cable lengths without degradation. The sensors are available with a 10 ft (3m) integral cable or a multi-pin, threaded, electrical connector for easy installation and setup. Electrically, the units offer a single-ended output signal with power, signal, and ground leads for each channel.

To learn more about these products, please visit www.pcb.com/auto/MEMS_DC_Response_Accel.asp.

Tito A. Rodriguez

Director of Corporate Marketing

PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

3425 Walden Avenue, Depew, NY 14043

Office: 716 684 0002 ext. 2321

Mobile: 716 491 2595

Email: trodriguez@pcb.com

Website: www.pcb.com

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