HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, offers the Model 8101, a compact, low-cost accelerometer designed for general purpose vibration measurement.
The new plug-and-play piezoelectric linear accelerometer is available in two dynamic ranges, +/- 40 g and +/- 160 g, for use in a wide number of applications, as well as in two measurement directions, either an X- or Z-axis configuration. The sensor is ideal for asset, impact and machine health monitoring as well as data loggers, system wake-up switches and product R&D.
The Model 8101 features stable piezo-ceramic crystals in shear mode with low base strain sensitivity and a flat frequency response across a 6,000 Hz bandwidth. The accelerometer is fully potted for an environmentally sealed IP65 construction that enables the unit to be used in a variety of test & measurement applications.
- Two dynamic ranges: +/- 40 g and +/- 160 g
- Stable piezo-ceramic shear design
- Operating temperature range of -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C
- Excitation voltage of 7 Vdc to 30 Vdc
- Non-linearity of +/- 2% (FSO)
- Shock limit of 2,000 g's
- Integral cable for plug and play
Pricing and delivery for the Model 8101 is dependent upon quantity ordered.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.meas-spec.com/product/t_product.aspx?id=9901&terms=Model%208101*.
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About Measurement Specialties: Measurement Specialties, Inc. (MEAS) designs and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems to measure precise ranges of physical characteristics such as pressure, temperature, position, force, vibration, humidity and photo optics. MEAS uses multiple advanced technologies -- piezoresistive silicon, polymer and ceramic piezoelectric materials, application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems ("MEMS"), foil strain gauges, electromagnetic force balance systems, fluid capacitive devices, linear and rotational variable differential transformers, anisotropic magneto-resistive devices, electromagnetic displacement sensors, hygroscopic capacitive structures, ultrasonic measurement systems, optical measurement systems, negative thermal coefficient ("NTC") ceramic sensors, 3-6 DOF (degree of freedom) force/torque structures, complex mechanical resonators, magnetic reed switches, high frequency multipoint scanning algorithms, and high precision submersible hydrostatic level -- to engineer sensors that operate precisely and cost effectively.
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