Mini Proximity Sensors in Compact Housings

January 22, 2008 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Turck, Inc. is incorporating its Uprox+ technology into its line of M8 miniature picoprox sensors to provide compact housings with sensing distances that exceed ferrite core sensors, especially while sensing non-ferrous metals. The sensors feature stainless steel housings and weld field immunity for use in harsh duty environments like tool and die, welding and metal forming applications....

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Micro tilt sensors

November 8, 2007 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces the availability of the D6BN series of micro tilt sensors for detecting mechanical vertical versus horizontal positioning. With a low profile of 2 mm in a gull-wing SMD package, the D6BN sensors measure 7 W × 7 D mm. They consume 1 mA at 2.4 to 3....

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Distributor Chosen for the Industry’s Smallest Surface-Mount Digital Color Sensors

September 26, 2007 11:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces it is the sole stocking distributor of the small surface-mount digital color sensor from Avago Technologies. The ADJD-S311, a small color sensor measuring 2.2 mm × 2.2 mm × 0.76 mm, is a CMOS IC with integrated RGB filters for design of portable devices that require higher integration, smaller size, and lower power consumption....

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Acoustic Wave Sensors Impact Auto Industry

July 16, 2007 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Acoustic wave devices are an attractive candidate for wireless sensor applications where a small footprint, robust design and low power requirements are critical for wide-scale implementation. Kerem Durdag, Vectron International Acoustic wave devices have played an important role in consumer and communication systems over the last 50 years due to their high performance, small size and high Represe...

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Mass Flow Sensors Fit Respiratory & Medical Applications

June 21, 2007 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

With the continued expansion of the respiratory industry, MEMs flow sensors will play an important role. By Steve Massie, Omron Electronic Components, LLC Medical Design The world market for respiratory products is exploding. Applications include devices such as pulmonary function testing equipment, spirometers, sleep apnea diagnostic Figure 1....

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Patient Monitoring via Wireless Sensors: Challenges in Precision Filtering at Minimal Power Levels

June 21, 2007 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dennis Best, Quickfilter Technologies Medical Design Wireless sensors are proliferating across a variety of monitoring applications, from the health of industrial machinery, tire pressure in automobiles, to home security applications. A large growth area for wireless sensors is in healthcare for remote patient monitoring....

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Hall-effect Sensors

November 16, 2006 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro announces several devices to complement their existing portfolio of linear Hall-effect sensors. These devices are unique to the market because they are the first analog-output Hall-effect sensors that operate down to 2.5 V, include a sleep enable pin and have high impedance outputs while in sleep mode.

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Power Sensors

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Boonton announces the launch of two ultra fast peak power sensors, type 56006 and 58318. Type 56006 is worldwide and one of the faster sensors in its class. A rise time faster than 7ns, which is equivalent to a bandwidth of 50 MHz, ensures that any fast signal variation can be analyzed to the closest detail....

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Ultra Wide Band Radar Sensors

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM, a business unit of Tyco Electronics introduces the 24 GHz ultra wide band (UWB) radar sensors for driver-assistance systems. M/A-COM’s 24 GHz short-range radar sensor is a highly-integrated "smart sensor designed to improve safety and comfort functions in automotive applications by providing object detection and tracking to further support drivers....

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Designing Miniature Wireless Video Sensors

June 5, 2006 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Video wireless networking is already a reality. Miniature, low cost nodes with color camera, radio and power source are being readily deployed in the field - factories, stores, public buildings, home or business. The future holds even more promise as these continually shrinking nodes find applications in medicine, surveillance, covert operations and any number of yet to be discovered applications....

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Magnetic Field Sensors

May 27, 2004 1:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Containing two sensitive magnetic field sensors, the ZMX40M accurately measures linear position and high voltage current. Thin film permalloy stripes covering each sensor chip form a Wheatstone bridge. This provides an output voltage proportional to the magnetic field (Hy) running the length of the SM8 package....

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DC Current Transducers

November 7, 2003 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Aerospace Controls (AAC) introduces a series of DC current transducers that provide tight accuracy to 1.0% FS for stable operation over a temperature range of – 40°C to 85°C. Series 920 and 921 transducers automatically monitor system data remotely. Each sensor uses a two-wire connection....

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Fiber Sensors

September 2, 2003 8:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The E3X-DAS fiber optic sensor from Omron features a power tuning function, which enables the sensor to address a range of applications. With a push of a button, this sensor automatically shifts the power level to the optimum level to any sensing condition. This function also eliminates sensor variations that are inherent in any sensor....

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Proximity Sensors

September 2, 2003 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coto introduce two Molded Reed Switch sensors. These miniature sensors, which are molded in thermoset plastic, are suited for automated pick-and-place applications. The CT05 has a body length of 0.252 inches. It is available in Gull or "J" lead configurations. The CT05 is rated at 5 W. The CT10 model is available with a G4 lead configuration....

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Gas Flow Sensors

September 2, 2003 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron introduces the D6F gas flow sensor, which features a heater between two thermopiles that lets the D6F detect both gas flow velocity and direction. The silicon thermal sensor consistently outperforms other sensor types and detects velocities as low as 0.005 m/s. The D6F gas flow sensor is suited for use in applications including fuel cells, chemical test chambers, and respiration monitors in medical treatment applications....

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