Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

MicroStrain Expands Integration with National Instruments' LabVIEW and Emphasizes Commitment to Open Architecture Throughout Its Sensors

Williston, Vermont (July 14, 2010) - MicroStrain Inc, a leading developer and manufacturer of microminiature sensors and advanced wireless systems, announced enhanced integration of its G-Link® and SG-Link® sensor products with National Instruments' LabVIEW graphical system design software. This integration allows MicroStrain customers including engineers, universities and...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Programmable Controller IC provides intelligent motion sensing.

Housed in 3 x 3 x 1 mm package, 14-bit Xtrinsic MMA9550L extends 3-axis accelerometer functionality with programmable core and on-chip memory to enable advanced motion sensing. Unit manages multiple sensor inputs and can perform intelligent, system level decisions within application. Up to 12 inputs are consolidated by sensing hub of unit, which operates with slave port configurable as IIC or...

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Low-Noise Triaxial Accelerometers enable modal analysis testing.
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Low-Noise Triaxial Accelerometers enable modal analysis testing.

Featuring laser-welded titanium design, 3363A series IEPE-type piezoelectric sensors have ceramic sensing elements coupled to low-noise JFET electronics. Series include low-end frequency response of -5% down to 0.3 Hz as well as optimal signal-to-noise ratio. Hermetically sealed for normal operation in moist and dirty environments, units incorporate 10-32 stud mount, 4-pin radial connector. They...

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Non-Contact Position Sensor meets demands of off-highway machines.
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Non-Contact Position Sensor meets demands of off-highway machines.

Temposonics® C-Series Model CR Rod and Cylinder sensor has 2 mm thick steel mechanical package and internal, non-contact piston-mounted magnet on rod that extends and retracts to measure motion. Operating in temperatures from -40 to +167°F, it has linearity up to ±0.15 mm and repeatability of ±25 microns, as well as IP 67 rating for use in harsh environments. It is offered...

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Hall-Effect Bipolar Switch provides low-jitter output.
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Hall-Effect Bipolar Switch provides low-jitter output.

Suited for use in ring magnet-based speed and direction systems, A1230 monolithic IC contains 2 independent Hall-effect bipolar switches located 1 mm apart. Digital outputs are out of phase so that they are in quadrature when interfaced with proper ring magnet design. On-chip low dropout regulator facilitates use over wide operating voltage range. Device is available in lead free, plastic 8-pin...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Three-Axis Accelerometer requires minimal power, footprint.

With operating current consumption as low as 2 Â-µA and dimensions of 3 x 3 x 1 mm, LIS3DH digital output accelerometer suits space- and power-constrained consumer devices. It provides accurate output across full-scale ranges of ±2, ±4, ±8, or ±16 g and exhibits stability over time and temperature. In addition to temperature sensor and 3 ADC channels, product offers...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Directly Monitor Safety Speeds and Stop Conditions with AS-Interface®

Minneapolis, Minn.-May 21, 2010 - TURCK introduces a new AS-interface® (AS-i) speed monitor that monitors safety speeds and stop conditions on up to two axes. The speed monitor, manufactured by Bihl+Wiedemann, is part of the large range of AS-i safety products distributed by TURCK in the United States. The speed monitor may be efficiently programmed using a configuration push-button or by...

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Configurable Air Velocity Sensor suits embedded applications.
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Configurable Air Velocity Sensor suits embedded applications.

Utilizing constant deltaT architecture, AccuSense F333 measures air velocity from 40-2,000 fpm while maintaining better than ±10% accuracy across 15 to 60°C range with 2% or better repeatability. User-configurable, linear voltage output of 0-5 or 0-10 V facilitates integration, while UART or IÂ-²C interface enables specific memory location access. Offering dedicated open drain...

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Precision Linear Servo Accelerometers are sealed to IP65.
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Precision Linear Servo Accelerometers are sealed to IP65.

Designed for use within low acceleration analysis, structural health monitoring, flight test, and civil engineering applications, 4-20 mA A323 L-series sensors have measurement range of ±0.1 to ±2.0 g, with frequency response down to DC. Gravity referenced, closed loop sensors monitor acceleration down to 20 Â-µg and withstand up to 1,500 g of mechanical shock. Housed in IP65...

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