Alps Claims Industry’s Longest Detection Distance Magnetic Sensor
ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH revealed today its new HGDFPA006A magnetic sensor that allows for the industry’s longest detection distance in determining whether home appliance covers and doors are open or closed. Sample shipments are to commence from April 2010.
ZMDI introduces cost-effective differential sensor signal conditioner for measuring pressure, temperature, linear position, force and load
ZMDI introduced the ZSSC3053, a pure differential sensor signal conditioner (SSC) for high-accuracy amplification and sensor-specific correction of millivolt-level DC sensor signals. Based on proven functionalities of ZMDI's well known sensor signal conditioner portfolio, the feature-optimized ZSSC3053 offers the highest sensor accuracy at low cost. The chip is adjustable to nearly all resistive bridge sensor types and is ideally suited for micro...
Murata announces ultra-tight ±0.5% tolerance chip NTC thermistors
Murata's ultra-tight tolerance versions of its market-leading chip NTC (negative temperature coefficient) thermistor series, the NCP series. ±0.5% tolerance versions are now available with consumer, industrial and automotive temperature ranges. These ±0.5% tolerance chip NTC thermistors are the first of their kind to be developed and offer a low-cost alternative to IC-based sensing solutions when high sensing accuracy is required.
Moisture-proof overmoulded VN1015 series digital vane sensors from ZF Electronics are magnetically-operated
The new Cherry VN1015 series of digital vane sensors from ZF Electronics are designed for applications which require robust repeatable sensors immune to moisture and dust. These digital sensors are magnetically operated, so there are no mechanical contacts to wear out, ensuring extra-long product life and reliability. Models in the VN1015 series are available either with 3-pin sink output or with 24 AWG terminations and will cope with operating...
OPTEK's Fluid Sensor for Medical Tubing
Providing medical design engineers with a cost-effective alternative to ultrasonic sensors, TT electronics OPTEK Technology's OCB350 fluid sensor features automatic calibration circuitry and is available with multiple output states including fluid present, no fluid present, and no tube present. The sensor is ideal for medical applications including monitoring fluid or air presence in tubing for infusion and transfusion pumps where fluids of diffe...
RDP Electronics to exhibit extensive transducer range at MTEC
Transducer solutions specialists RDP Electronics Ltd will be showing the latest developments in sensor technology at MTEC 2010. RDP’s comprehensive range of transducers includes load cells, pressure sensors, LVDTs, torque and magnetostrictive transducers complete with instrumentation and measurement software. RDP Electronics Ltd specialise in providing cost effective solutions to a broad range of measurement needs, right from the point of measu...
“Off the Shelf” Precision Liquid Level Sensor
The Gill Sensors ‘R-Series’ is a precision “off the shelf” liquid level sensor, developed for motorsport, military and industrial applications. The sensor has no moving parts, utilising advanced capacitive technology to accurately monitor the liquid level.
Cherry low profile, threaded housing and snap fit position sensor ranges from ZF Electronics are economical and reliable
ZF Electronics has launched four new ranges of Cherry magnetic position sensors – the MP1014 series; MP1001 series, MP1005 – MP1007 series and the MP1013 series. With a variety of different housings, features and electrical specifications, these new Cherry position sensors are designed to suit a wide range of applications, including door position sensing, flow sensing and pedal switches, and provide reliable operation and long product ...
Murata announces world's smallest pyroelectric infrared sensor
The latest version of Murata's pyroelectric infrared (PIR) sensor is the world's smallest at just 5.0 x 4.7 x 2.4 mm, enabling the sensor to be used in compact, low profile electronic devices and equipment. The IRS-B210ST01-R1 is also the only surface-mount PIR sensor on the market. It features high sensitivity and signal to noise ratio, excellent stability against temperature changes and white light and enhanced RFI immunity.
New Finger-tip Joystick Options for Speed Control
Penny + Giles, designer and manufacturer of high precision position sensors and manual controllers has expanded its family of JC120 single axis joystick controllers with the addition of new mechanical features contained within the existing joystick design.