Electronic Design

Components Specifier: Sensors/Transducers


SENSORS
TYPE/Model Features P & A Source
ULTRASONIC
MA200D1
High-frequency unit with 220-kHz bandwidth (±20 kHz); attenuation improvements from -20 to -3 dB increase directivity from 7° to 20° $17.80; 12 weeks Murata Electronics North America
www.murata.com
(770) 433-5782
ULTRASONIC
942-T series
Distance sensor; scan ranges of 150 to 3500 mm; analog and two switching outputs; 4- to 20-mA or 0- to 10-V dc output; overrange counter; nonvolatile memory; NO/NC modes; M30 chemically resistant plastic housing About $485 each in singles; 12 weeks Honeywell
www.honeywell.com
(800) 784-3011
TEMPERATURE
ADT7301
SPI-compatible in SOT-23 package; ±0.5°C accuracy from 0°C to 70°C; -40°C to 150°C operation; 2.7 to 5.5 V; 1-µA shutdown $1.20 each (1000-unit lots); stock Analog Devices Inc.
www.analog.com (800) 262-5643
INCLINOMETER
SCA100T
Two-axis MEMS unit; long-term stability 0.02°; accuracy 0.3° from 0°C to 70°C; analog output resolution 0.002° over 8-Hz bandwidth; SPI digital output with 11-bit resolution (0.05% FS) Under $20 each for 10,000 or more; four to six weeks VTI Technologies
www.vtitechnologies.com
(313) 425-0850
LEVEL
NR60
Water/oil mediums; 12/24-V dc input; preset sensitivity settings; -30°C to 125°C medium and ambient; 25-bar (367.5-psi) rating; npn output $72 each in OEM lots; stock E-T-A Circuit Breakers
www.etacbe.com
(800) 827-7600
ACCELEROMETER
7269
Tri-axial for biomechanics; 0.4-gram weight; 400-mV FSO when excited by 10 V dc; frequency response extends down to dc, steady-state acceleration Not Available Endevco
www.endevco.com
(800) 982-6732
ACCELEROMETER
8763A500
IEPE tri-axial unit with three 5-40 threaded holes for stud mounting; allows simultaneous shock and vibration measurements in three mutually perpendicular axes; ±500-g range; 3.3-gram weight; four-pin ceramic insulated connector $1395 each in singles; two to three weeks Kistler Instrument Corp.
www.kistler.com
(716) 691-5226
OPTICAL
G9282-14/
G9285-14
ROSAs (receiver optical subassemblies) for 1.3- and 1.55-mm/850-nm uses; 1.25-Mbit/s to 1.25-Gbit/s response; InGaAs/GaAs PIN photodiodes with 2.9-V/mW to 2.0-V/mW preamp gain at -22 to -20 dBm and -1 to -26 dBm at 0- to -24-dBm sensitivity $35 each (large lots); six to eight weeks Hamamatsu Corp.
www.hamamatsu.com
(800) 524-0504
FINGERPRINT
AES2501/2502
USB/synchronous serial output; 3 to 3.6 and 2.4 to 3.6 V dc at 1 mA; 0°C to -70°C; 192- by 16-pixel matrix; 500-dpi resolution; 0.384- by 0.032-in. matrix size; 17-cm/s sweep speed $6 each in OEM lots; stock Authentec Inc.
www.authentec.com
(321) 308-1300
AIR QUALITY
GP2Y1010AU
Detects particulates (smoke and dust) from 0 to 0.6 mg/m3; 5-V dc operation at 20 mA; measures 46 by 30 by 17.6 mm $6 each (2000-unit lots); stock Sharp Microelectronics of America
www.sharpsma.com
(800) 642-0261
TRANSDUCERS
TYPE/Model Features P & A Source
AUDIO
MLT-03GC/03C
2700-Hz operation; SPL 103 to 92 dB at 10-cm distance; 3.6 V at 100 mA; SMT packaging; sizes 8.5 by 8.5 by 4.0 mm to 8.5 by 8.5 by 3.0 mm $0.73 each (10,000-unit lots); four to six weeks Star Micronics America
www.starmicronics.com
(732) 623-5555
DC CURRENT
920/921 series
920 series: closed loop, four model ranges from 0 to ±125 A dc; 921 series: open loop, nine model ranges from 0 to 2000 A dc; -40°C to 85°C; 18- to 28-V dc operation at 24 mA (overload); 500-MO isolation at 500 V dc; 14-oz weight 920: $199 each; 921: $162 each; three weeks American Aerospace Controls
www.a-a-c.com
(888) 873-8559


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