Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

New Application Note Shows How Adding a Tiny Position Sensor to Existing Digital Still Cameras Reduces Power Use, Improves Autofocus and Zoom Performance

Victor, NY - July 30, 2009 - New Scale Technologies has released a new application note describing how lens systems in digital still cameras and video cameras can be improved with the addition of a tiny new position sensor. The company's TRACKER position sensors are small enough to fit into existing camera designs. The sensors can be used to either upgrade existing open-loop stepper motor...

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Position Sensor is designed for use in limited space areas.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensor is designed for use in limited space areas.

Available in 0.32 in. high and 1.10 in. wide industrial grade housing, maintenance-free non-contact linear position sensor PCFP25 series utilizes magnetostrictive sensing technology. Absolute position sensor is available with measurement range up to 18 ft, and provides analog outputs of 0-10 Vdc and 4-20 mA. Shock and vibration resistant sensor achieves IP64 protection rating, while 2 different...

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Hall Effect Position Sensors offer ±0.1% absolute linearity.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Hall Effect Position Sensors offer ±0.1% absolute linearity.

These 12-bit sensors convert energy from magnetic field into electrical signal, enabling contact-less operation and yielding unlimited life cycles. Qualified to RTCA/DO-160F aircraft standards, products come in Â-½ in., 7/8 in., and 7/8 in. dual (double redundant) sizes. Degree of linearity is achieved via precision machining, chip-tuning capability, and electronic testing processes....

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Absolute Position Sensors
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Absolute Position Sensors

POSITAL Revolutionizes Analog Encoders Limited lifetime potentiometers and other more expensive rotary sensing solutions can be replaced by POSITAL's multi-turn MCD encoder with analog interface. Preset and user defined angular range (i.e. scaling) functionalities make installation a breeze. Outputs include Voltage (V) and Current (mA). Even unlike other analog encoders, the MCD employs deadband...

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Magnetic Position Sensor comes in subminiature SMT package.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Magnetic Position Sensor comes in subminiature SMT package.

Bipolar Hall-effect magnetic position sensor SS30AT has 4.5-24 Vdc supply voltages and ability to operate at up to 125°C. It features built-in reverse voltage protection and thermally balanced integrated circuit that provides stable operation over full temperature range. Available on tape and reel, device allows for automated pick-and-place assembly, and suits transportation and industrial...

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Inclinometer is designed for down-hole logging applications.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Inclinometer is designed for down-hole logging applications.

Measuring only 1.6 in. high and less than 1.46 in. dia, T435 series single axis, high-precision, closed loop gravity referenced servo inclinometer is suited for space premium applications. Sensors can be stacked for simultaneous X and Y measurement of tilt angles. Capable of withstanding 1,500 g shock event, self-contained unit can connect to dc power source and readout or control device for...

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Angular Position Sensors operate in harsh environments.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Angular Position Sensors operate in harsh environments.

With angular measurement range of 0-360°, PRAS5 series comes with either rugged IP69K aluminum or stainless steel housing and offers extended operating temperature range of -40° to +105°/120°C. Available outputs include 4-20 mA, 0.5-10 V, CANopen and SAE J1939. Units are based upon magnetic position sensing technology and come either with 10 mm shaft or non-contact design....

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Developer Kits include small linear motor, position sensor.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Developer Kits include small linear motor, position sensor.

DK Series developer kits feature SQL series SQUIGGLE piezoelectric micro motor and TRACKER NSE-5310 miniature position sensor. Serving as reference designs, compact kits are powered by 2 AA batteries and offer push-button operation to demonstrate motion. Pathway Software controls kit through USB interface connected to PC, allowing for detailed evaluation and system development. All components can...

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Transducers suit extreme duty and food grade applications.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Transducers suit extreme duty and food grade applications.

Family of SS resolver transducers are IP67-rated and feature input shaft that extends through internal core of resolver rotor windings, eliminating internal coupling components and maximizing shaft strength. Units are available with either 1/4, 3/8, or 5/8 in. SS shaft with optimized shaft loading and temperature rating up to 302°F. Offered with oversized double row sealed bearing,...

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Cut and Bevel Pipe up to 63" Diameter with a Single Lightweight, Portable Machine
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Cut and Bevel Pipe up to 63" Diameter with a Single Lightweight, Portable Machine

CS Unitec is a leader in power tools designed for industrial applications, with products that set the standard for robust performance and industry-leading reliability. Adding to our long list of innovation is a new line of pipe cutting machines. For cutting and beveling pipe up to 2" in thickness and diameters from 12" to 63", no other cutting system comes close. See our video to learn more.

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