Accelerometers

Accelerometer enables motion sensing in mobile devices.

Available in 0.8 mm LGA package, MMA7450L 3-axis digital-output accelerometer can connect to wireless platform or 8-bit MCU for design into cell phones and portable devices. MEMS-based unit enables motion-based functions such as tilt scrolling, tap to mute, and freefall hard disk drive protection, and can communicate on I2C and SPI interface buses. It allows selection of 2, 4, and 8 g...

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Proximity Sensors offer touch control.

Designed to detect touch by measuring capacitance, MPR081 and MPR082 Proximity Sensors use digital output I2C interface to communicate and operate from 1.8-3.6 V, which is suited for consumer electronics. Model MPR081 supports 16-position rotary interface, while Model MPR082 controls up to 20 touch pads. Sound driver provides audible feedback to simulate mechanical key clicks. Housed in 16-pin...

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Transmitters

Transmitters offer absolute measurement of angular position.

Based on non-contact differential capacitor system, KINAX Position Transmitters withstand vibration, EMI, and harsh environments. Angular position from 0-5° to 0-360° is converted to standard 2-wire 4-20 mA process signal using any 12-33 Vdc loop power supply. Single or double-ended shafts are available from 2 mm to Â-¼ in. in diameter. Versions are also available with heavy-duty...

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Digital Pyrodetector provides EMI immunity.

Featuring quad-element design, triple-channel DigiPyro(TM) PYQ 2898 has 2 pairs of elements representing 2 channels and additional temperature reference channel. Housed in 3-pin TO-5 package, unit offers 42-bit output direct link. It can be utilized in range of home and industrial motion detection applications including intrusion alarms, motion-activated light switches, and door openers.

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Westinghouse and GE Qualifies Macro Sensors as Approved Source for Position Sensors in Steam Turbines

Westinghouse and GE Qualifies Macro Sensors As Approved Source for Position Sensors in Steam Turbines Pennsauken, NJ, June 6, 2007...Macro Sensors, (www.macrosensors.com), a sensor company specializing in the manufacture of LVDT-based linear position sensors and gaging probes, is an approved vendor for LVDT (Linear Variable Differential Transducers) position sensors used on Westinghouse steam...

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Transmitters

BlueView P900E Imaging Sonar Gets Thumbs up at US Coast Guard Underwater IED Inspection Sensor Trials

SEATTLE, May 16 -- The US Coast Guard (USCG) recently completed field evaluations of the BlueView P900E for underwater IED Inspection with very positive results. The evaluations, conducted for the USCG by the University of South Florida's Center for Ocean Technology (COT), evaluated new sensors for use in critical homeland security missions. A series of official underwater IED targets were placed...

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Acro Announces New and Enhanced Version of Innovative Peroxide Explosive Tester

NEW YORK, May 16 -- Acro, Inc. (OTC BB:ACRI), a developer of explosive detection solutions, today announced a new, powerful version of ACRO-P.E.T., the company's innovative, patented peroxide explosive tester. The new version enables easier verification of peroxide based explosives, such as Triacetone Triperoxide (TATP), and is easier to operate. In addition, Acro improved the sampling device...

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Compact Encoder offers stability in design.
Flanges

Compact Encoder offers stability in design.

Providing feedback in applications typically using modular encoders, QR12 with 1.280 Bolt Circle Mounting Flange features 1.2 in. OD and overall height of over 1 in., and offers stability of bearing encoder design. Outputs consist of quadrature with index pulse and 3-phase commutation. Flexible member enables tail shaft run-out and provides 30° of rotation for commutation timing, providing...

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Digital Load Sensors include USB output.

Based on capacitive sensing technology, iLoad Series combines load or force sensing function with integrated computing and communications modules to offer Plug-and-Sense operation. Units plug directly into USB port of PC and enable user to measure loads, forces, or weights without additional signal conditioning, data acquisition, or special software. Offered in 10, 50, 100, 250, and 500 lb...

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Sensors measure average or multiple spot temperatures.

ACCU-TEMP Type M Tank Measurement Sensor measures temperature levels of liquid hydrocarbons in tanks and other large storage vessels up to 200 ft high. Unit is built of flexible, corrosion-resistant stainless steel or Monel annular-ring hose and is designed for immersion. Available with various tank entry connections and terminal enclosures and in Variable Length Averaging RTD or Multiple Spot...

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