Sensors

FiberSensing FS 6500 FBG accelerometer

22 April, 2010 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia has released the FS 6500 FBG accelerometer from FiberSensing.


Microchip Technology PICDEM inductive touch development kit

19 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Microchip has announced the PICDEM inductive touch development kit that makes it easy to develop inductive touch-sensing applications using standard 8-, 16- or 32-bit PIC microcontrollers or 16-bit dsPIC digital signal controller.


Osram Opto Semiconductors SFH 5712 ambient light sensor

10 February, 2010 | Supplied by: Osram Australia Pty Ltd

The SFH 5712 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is a low-voltage digital ambient light sensor that converts light intensity to digital signal output capable of direct I2C interface, detecting ambient brightness in the same way the human eye does.


Self-validating thermocouple

21 January, 2010

Scientists at Britain's National Physical Laboratory have developed a self-validating thermocouple technology which incorporates metal-carbon eutectic alloy fixed points. This means that the thermocouple can self-validate, or check that it is measuring the temperature correctly.


Shock accelerometers

10 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

PCB Piezotronics has introduced the PCB series 3991/3501 of MEMS shock accelerometers.


Microwave motion sensor

20 October, 2009 | Supplied by: mySmart Pty Ltd

The mySmart MWS6 is a compact 360° microwave motion sensor suitable for mobile offices and open office spaces. It has a range of 16 m (diameter) and controls lights and/or air conditioning.


Compact sensor

19 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Turck’s uprox+ range of factor 1 sensors has been expanded to include the Q10S, a compact 10 x 10 x 28 mm sensor that can achieve sensing distances of up to 5 mm, depending on mounting configuration.


Inductive sensors

19 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Turck has announced its range of 2- and 3-wire DC ArmorGuard stainless steel front face inductive sensors.


Force sensors

16 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran Instruments has released a series of ring-style charge output force sensors.


Position sensor

17 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Turck has introduced the Q25L sensor, a magnetically actuated linear displacement device designed to detect piston position on pneumatic cylinders.


3D Hall-effect sensor

16 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Glyn Ltd

Micronas has launched the HAL 36xy family with its HAL 3625 Hall-effect sensor based on 3D-Hall technology and equipped with vertical Hall elements.


Current sensor

16 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Arrow Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

Yageo Corporation has released its PF1206 ultra-low resistance current sensor designed for mini portable device applications.


Confocal sensors

16 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech has released the optoNCDT 2403 confocal chromatic sensor. With an external diameter of 8 mm, the device is similar to the optoNCDT 2402 range of miniature sensors.


3023A triaxial accelerometer family

17 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Dytran has released an addition to the 3023A family of miniature triaxial accelerometers.


Turck proximity sensors

17 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Turck has announced that the company’s Q08 uprox+ factor 1 sensor, which is designed to detect steel, stainless steel, copper, brass and aluminium at the same rated sensing distance, now has an extended range of 8 mm.


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