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A Laser Sensor That is Making Music
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

A Laser Sensor That is Making Music

The optoNCDT laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon are typically used in industrial plants for non-contact distance, displacement and position measurements. Bremen's Arts University, Hochschule fÃ-¼r Künste, is now using a sensor for a musical instrument. This instrument consists of a rotation mechanism and a laser displacement sensor. Everyday objects are clamped into the...

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Position Sensor offers several communication options.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensor offers several communication options.

Validated to key aspects of ISO-7637-2, 9960 series offers electrical options that enable communication with range of controllers. This rotary Hall effect position sensor, available with 9–30 Vdc in/4–20 mA current out, and 15–30 Vdc in/0–10 Vdc out, features IP69K rating for high-pressure, high-temperature, wash-down applications. Also compatible with harsh transients found in vehicle...

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BugLab Granted Patent for Handheld Non-Invasive Optical Density Sensor
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BugLab Granted Patent for Handheld Non-Invasive Optical Density Sensor

CONCORD, Calif.– BugLab LLC, the industry leader in non-invasive optical monitoring, has been granted US Patent 8,405,033, with claims encompassing many aspects of BugLab's optical biomass measuring devices. The patent includes methods for non-invasively measuring biomass through the side wall of a shake flask, utilizing a handheld sensor (e.g. BugLab's OD Scanner"). This eliminates the time,...

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MTS Sensors Enhance the Safety and Performance of Truck-Mounted Loader Cranes

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that Cargotec Hiab has integrated MTS Temposonics® position sensors into the design of its mobile machinery, specifically the safety-related functionality of select truck-mounted loader cranes. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Cargotec...

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Tape Extension Position Sensor meets needs of lifting equipment.
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Tape Extension Position Sensor meets needs of lifting equipment.

Designed for use in mobile applications and other measurement tasks, model WB61 has 4 m measuring length, offers ±0.10% linearity,Â- and employs stainless steel measuring tape that resists fluctuating temperatures and will not break when using several pulleys. There are 3 analog and 3 digital (SSI, CANopen, CAN SAE J1939) outputs, and design corresponds to safety requirements for...

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Inclination Sensors target renewable energy applications.
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Inclination Sensors target renewable energy applications.

Designed to measure deviation on horizontal axis up to 360°, Inclination Sensors provide 0.1°C accuracy, resolution of 0.01°, and temperature drift of just 0.01%/10 K, making them suitable for precise position control and continuous positioning of rotational movements in critical applications. Units are based on capacitive measuring principle and are equipped with liquid-based...

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Non-Contacting Rotary Position Sensors increase product lifespan.
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Non-Contacting Rotary Position Sensors increase product lifespan.

Utilizing magnetic Hall EffectÂ- technology, AMS22U and AMM20B help increase product lifespan and reliability of applications in rugged environments. Single-turn AMS22U, with rotational life of up to 100 million cycles, features factory-programmable electrical angle from 10° to 360° and 1/8 in. shaft supported by dual ball bearings. With rotational life of up to...

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Non-Contact Position Sensor combines small size, high resolution.
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Non-Contact Position Sensor combines small size, high resolution.

Featuring proprietary induction technology principle, Blade20 micro sensor allows measurement of linear and shallow-arc motion as well as long-stroke measurement. Solid-state sensor, sealed to IP68 to prevent dust or water ingress, features 2-part modular construction that assists engineers in retrofit applications. Technology offers 12-bit resolution capable of data sampling at speeds up to 15...

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Non-Contact Rotary Position Sensor consumes 300 µA at 3.3 V.
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Non-Contact Rotary Position Sensor consumes 300 µA at 3.3 V.

Operating from 1.8–5.5 V supply, Contelec Vert-X 21 LP Series can be ordered as 3-wire angle sensor or programmable version with up to 2 switch outputs, custom measurement angle, start- and end-point settings, custom characteristic curve and/or sense of rotation. Products offer 0° to 360° measurement range, 12-bit resolution, repeatability to 0.1°, and max hysteresis of...

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