Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

ION Introduces SM-24XL 'Extended Life' Geophone

Successful Field Trials with Geofizyka Torun Showcase Product Performance HOUSTON, -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its Holland-based Sensor B.V. subsidiary has commercialized a new, high performance geophone, the SM-24XL. This newest addition to the Sensor portfolio leverages a simplified product design to deliver enhanced durability in the field while continuing to...

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Motion Sensor Module combines linear/angular motion sensing.
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Motion Sensor Module combines linear/angular motion sensing.

Model LSM320HAY30 multiaxis motion sensor module integrates 3-axis digital accelerometer with 2-axis analog gyroscope in single module. Gyroscope element provides 2 separate outputs for each axis simultaneously. Operating in temperatures from -40 to +85°C, with supply voltage from 2.7-3.6 V, module provides acceleration of ±2/±4/±8 G and angular-rate detection from...

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Hi-Temp Accelerometer suits flight and turbine engine testing.
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Hi-Temp Accelerometer suits flight and turbine engine testing.

Rated for temperatures to 1,200°F, hermetically sealed Model 357C90 has integral 10 ft connecting cable and is mounted via thru-hole Â-¼-28 thread bolt. Charge output unit, constructed of Inconel, offers 5 pC/g sensitivity, 1,000 g peak measuring range, 2.5 kHz frequency response, and 14+ kHz resonant frequency. In addition to engine turbine testing during flight test or in...

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Intrinsically Safe Accelerometers Receive IECEx Certification

Germantown, MD - Wilcoxon Research, a Meggitt group company and a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, announces an additional Intrinsically Safe certification in accordance with IECEx requirements for six general purpose accelerometers. The six accelerometers were approved for use in Class I Zone 0 hazardous areas. Tom Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing,...

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MEMS Gyroscopes enable accurate angular motion detection.
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MEMS Gyroscopes enable accurate angular motion detection.

Comprising 13 models, single-axis (yaw) and 2-axis (pitch-and-roll, pitch-and-yaw) MEMS gyroscopes respectively fit in 3 x 5 x 1 mmÂ-³ and 4 x 5 x 1 mm³ packages. Power-down and sleep modes help reduce power consumption, while measurement precision is ensured with output noise down to 0.01 dps/sqrt(Hz) and bandwidth up to 560 Hz. Offering FS range from 30-6,000 dps, products are...

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Aerotech's Enhanced Throughput Module (ETM) Improves Positioning Performance of High-Dynamic Motion Systems

o Significantly improve move-and-settle time and contouring performance o Increase throughput of existing and new machines o Greatly reduce undesirable effects of frame motion on the servo system o Compatible with all current Aerotech controllers Aerotech's Enhanced Throughput Module (ETM) improves positioning performance of high-dynamic motion systems by directly measuring unwanted motion of the...

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MEMS Acceleration Sensor detects movements down to 0.00025 G.
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MEMS Acceleration Sensor detects movements down to 0.00025 G.

Utilizing 14-bit measurement dynamic, triaxial BMA180 acceleration sensor can sense accelerations of 0.00025 G and tilt changes in field of gravity of 0.25Â-º. Technical characteristics are programmable, including measuring range from 1-16 G in 7 steps, sensitivity, offset, TCO, and TSO, even during operation. Automatic zero balancing functions offer residual zero-G offset at below 5 mG,...

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Motion Sensing IC meets automotive safety requirements.
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Motion Sensing IC meets automotive safety requirements.

Operating from 3.3 or 5 V supply up to 150°C, dual die AS5245 targets safety-critical automotive applications such as pedals, transmission, and steering wheels. Fail-safe magnetic rotary encoder IC delivers on-chip diagnostics and phase matching capabilities. Digital angle data is provided as serial interface or PWM signal, and incremental quadrature output mode with interpolation algorithm...

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MEMS Accelerometer detects accelerations up to 24 g.
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MEMS Accelerometer detects accelerations up to 24 g.

Featuring digital output, 3-axis Model LIS331HH offers full scale ranges of ±6/±12/±24 g. Medium-g sensing enables high-level vibration monitoring and high-shock detection without loss of information. Two separate programmable interrupt signals enable immediate notification of desired events, such as when acceleration value goes above/below user-defined threshold. Housed in 3 x...

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