Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Laser Receiver Tool takes rod-less grade readings.

Combining laser receiver, laser distance meter, and built-in tilt sensor, Spectra Precision® DR400 DigiRod(TM) provides information required to take rod-less grade readings, even at tilt angles up to 30°. Various grade rods can be emulated including direct elevation rods, cut/fill rods, and indirect reading rods. Receiver has 5 in. vertical reception range that does not require...

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Universal Magnetic Encoder SoC is used for position measurement.
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Universal Magnetic Encoder SoC is used for position measurement.

Supplied in TSSOP, KMA36 system-on-chip combines magnetoresistive sensor array with ADC and signal processing. Contactless sensor uses Anisotropic Magneto Resistive (AMR) technology to measure magnetic field angle of external magnet over rotation of 360° as well as incremental positions along linear magnetic pole strip with 5 mm pole length. Configuration, data communication (IÂ-²C),...

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Ophir's Beamtrack(TM) Laser Power/Position/Size Sensors Win R&D 100 Award

North Logan, UT - The editors of R&D Magazine have announced the winners of the 50th Annual R&D 100 Awards. These awards recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the market over the past year. This year's winners include Ophir Photonics' BeamTrack (TM) Laser Power/Position/Size Sensors. http://www.ophiropt.com/laser-measurement-instruments/laser-power-energy-me...

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Magnetoresistive Position Sensor comes in rotary configuration.

Encompassing such basic geometric configurations as lines, angles, and circles, SMART position sensor with rotary configuration provides 360° non-contact angular position sensing. Non-contact magnetoresistive technology is used to determine object's position with accuracy down to 0.01Â-º despite dirty and harsh environments. Repeatable output occurs within 0.118 in. ±0.079 in....

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Linear Position Transducers are available with SSI.
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Linear Position Transducers are available with SSI.

Micropulse® Generation 7 linear position transducers with Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) work with control systems from Allen-Bradley, Delta Computer, Siemens, and more. With position resolution to 1 Â-µm, transducers suit high-performance linear positioning and closed-loop control applications. Mechanical shock- and vibration-resistant units, pressure rated to 600 bar, offer...

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Electronic Tilt Sensors suit surface mapping applications.
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Electronic Tilt Sensors suit surface mapping applications.

Based on force balance accelerometer technology, Model SI-701B is available in ranges from ±15° to ±90° and features 5 terminal pin electrical interface. Model SI-701BC offers same electrical features but has 4-pin connector electrical interface. Using patented HP suspension system for added accuracy, high performance Models SI-701BHP and SI-701BHPC operate from...

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Grippers integrate distance and presence sensor.
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Grippers integrate distance and presence sensor.

Directly integrated into gripping center of PGN-plus Universal Gripper and MPG-plus Gripper for small components, OAS optical sensor continuously supplies control unit with information, such as how far away component is located, or if part is being securely gripped. IP65-rated sensor works with IR light at wavelength of 850 nm and operates from 14-131°F. Multi-functional device can be...

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Vishay Intertechnology's IWAS-4832FF-50 Wireless Charging Receiving Coil, RFCS Capacitors, 20 LHE Hall Effect Sensor, and VLMx1300 LEDs Selected for Electronic Design's Annual "Top 101 Components"

MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's IWAS-4832FF-50 wireless charging receiving coil, RFCS thin film RF capacitors, 20 LHE Hall effect linear position sensor, and VLMx1300 LEDs have been selected for Electronic Design's "Top 101 Components." The annual list compiles the 101 most popular components from the previous year among readers of the...

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Magnetorestrictive Position Sensor suits hydraulic applications.
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Magnetorestrictive Position Sensor suits hydraulic applications.

Resistant to vibration, humidity, and shock, POSICHRON® PCST27 series comprises probe sensors that allow for precise positioning of hydraulic cylinders or measurement of fluid levels. Rod-profile design facilitates installation and promotes precision detection, even under difficult conditions. Comprised of magnetostrictive waveguide and movable position magnet, sensors offer absolute...

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Indoor Location Detection Infrastructure delivers high accuracy.

Available in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Guidepost Cell(TM) supplies positional data with resolution of 3-10 ft to smartphones and other mobile devices to determine user's location in interior areas using IEEE 802.11-compliant wireless beacon protocol. Wireless protocol ensures compatibility with such devices, while energy-harvesting dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC) technology, generating...

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