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Miniature Linear Encoder does not require light source
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Miniature Linear Encoder does not require light source

TRACKER(TM) position sensor is noncontact, magnetic unit suited for optical imaging stabilization and zoom in digital/phone cameras and binoculars. It does not require light source and is insensitive to external light. Operating from supply volage of 3-3.6 Vdc, on-chip encoder provides direct digital output using standard I2C protocol. It is offered in TSSOP or dice-on-foil versions as well as...

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Inclination Sensors are cCSAus certified.
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Inclination Sensors are cCSAus certified.

Available with pushbutton configuration, inclination sensors are designed to detect and measure incline or tilt angle of machine elements or equipment platforms in single or dual axis applications, from 0° to 360° with accuracy of ±0.5°. They come with metal mounting brackets, outdoor IP68/69k rating and 4-20 mA or 0-5 Vdc analog outputs. Other features included are power...

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Displacement Transducers operate in high radiation areas.
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Displacement Transducers operate in high radiation areas.

PY non-contacting displacement transducers are designed to operate under high temperature and cryogenic conditions, as well as in environments where radiation is present. Transducers use variable reluctance principles in double coil configuration and work with any magnetic material. Measuring range is 1.5-6 mm and transducer is suitable for use in temperatures from -220 to +600°C and with...

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Macro Sensor LVDTs Ensure Proper Currency Dispensing in ATM Machines
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Macro Sensor LVDTs Ensure Proper Currency Dispensing in ATM Machines

Pennsauken, NJ, May 12, 2009... Macro Sensors PR 750 Series of 3/4 inch (19 mm) diameter AC-operated LVDTs are serving as measurement feedback devices in the paper bill detector of automated teller machines (ATMs) to ensure proper currency dispensing. In an ATM, Macro Sensors' PR 750 Series of Linear Position Sensors are used to measure the separation of a pair of rollers, whereby bills passing...

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STMicroelectronics Announces Smart Web Based Sensor Hardware Developer Kit from Arira Design for Active RFID Asset Monitoring and Security Applications

Developer toolkit beta program supports global active RFID standard and integration with multiple sensors for emerging wireless sensor-based applications Geneva, May 6, 2009 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in semiconductor technologies and MEMS sensors, announced the industry's most comprehensive hardware developer kit (HDK) for building active RFID tags and readers that comply...

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Linear Position Sensors can be used in steel rolling mills.
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Linear Position Sensors can be used in steel rolling mills.

Available with linearity correction option, Temposonics® R- and G-Series are shock- and vibration-resistant solutions that provide 20 microns or better linearity for both rod- and profile-style sensors. This optimizes measurement signals accuracy and minimizes system-related delays, affording precise and dynamic control. While R-Series provides absolute, linear position measurement and...

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New Cost-effective and Accurate Solutions for Piston Detection
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New Cost-effective and Accurate Solutions for Piston Detection

Minneapolis, Minn., May 7, 2009 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced the launch of its MPS (Magnetic Positioning Sensor) and MZT8 Magnetic Cylinder Sensors. The MPS with analog output is fast, accurate, and easy to install. It is...

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Magnetic Field Sensors come with reverse polarity protection.
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Magnetic Field Sensors come with reverse polarity protection.

Featuring 1 connection for 2 sensors, V-Twin(TM) sensors are suited for detecting multiple positions on pneumatic grippers and cylinders, and doubling number of sensors in multiple interface box. They use magneto-resistive technology to detect piston magnet through aluminum wall of cylinder, and include universal compatibility with either Hall Effect or Reed Switch cylinder magnet polarizations....

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Cable Extension Position Sensors are offered in 3 versions.
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Cable Extension Position Sensors are offered in 3 versions.

Using thin, flexible stainless steel band, POSITAPE® WB17KT series tape sensors offer measurement ranges of 137, 255, and 393 in. They are available with analog 0-10 V, 4-20 mA, or 1 kW outputs, as well as with either absolute digital SSI or CAN-Bus outputs. Featuring either M12 or D8 connector for electrical connection, sensors are suited for harsh environments that are associated with...

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