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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 14 - Issue 6 - 03/26/2019
TMP144 digital temperature sensor; ±0.5 µm repeatability! High-precision air gap sensor; Sensing and imaging advancements — early bird prices end this week; The gold standard for highly engineered industrial switches; Automate your inventory replenishment process; Vacuum and pressure piloted 3-way valve; Extreme range inductive proximity sensors
Volume 14 - Issue 5 - 03/12/2019
High precision confocal sensors for distance, roughness, and thickness measurements; Reduce emissions, increase efficiency in combustion processes with GAP oxygen analyzer; Photosensor dedicated to UVC light control; High temperature sensors for harsh environments; What to look out for when purchasing differential pressure sensors; New combined digital speed, direction, and linear 4-20 mA sensor; Current sensitive thermal protection
Volume 14 - Issue 4 - 02/26/2019
Particulate matter sensor SPS30; Smart Sensor creates a buzz; POF repeater extends fiber optic signals between optically linked devices; Miniature high performance pressure transmitter; HYT939p - digital humidity module for dry gas applications; ±0.5 µm repeatability! High-precision air gap sensor; Compact, sealed angle sensors
Volume 14 - Issue 3 - 02/12/2019
View your tank or stream levels without wires or conduit; Compact inductive sensors (eddy current) - ideal for integration; Capacitive displacement measuring system for industrial applications; New ranges for small diameter displacement transducers; Gas on demand for sensor screening and research; Low temperature Dual-Shrink™ protection for heat-sensitive components; Introducing the MassaSonic® PulStar® L-95 loop-powered sensor
Volume 14 - Issue 2 - 01/22/2019
New product series: CST25 current sense transformers; MDT releases 200 nA ultra-low power TMR magnetic switch sensors; M5 and 1 µm repeatability precision limit switch; High temperature sensors for harsh environments; New pressure logging digital manometer for zone 0 hazardous areas; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in your environment; The importance of precision and specification in torque sensors; Safe, single-function actuation of electrical devices from remote location; Smart laser
Volume 14 - Issue 1 - 01/08/2019
Speed sensor with digital/linear 4-20 mA outputs in single case; Draw-wire displacement sensors; Attend SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019; KD-5100 differential measurement system provides resolution to a nanometer; High temperature switches with high performance; One cable to rule them all: PROFINET integration of field instruments; Smart laser sensors make measurements easy and profitable
Volume 13 - Issue 25 - 12/26/2018
One Cable to Rule Them All: PROFINET Integration of Field Instruments; Barksdale Introduces a New Dynalco, IECEx Certified, Magnetic Pickup; Smart Laser Sensors Make Measurements Easy and Profitable
Volume 13 - Issue 24 - 12/11/2018
Precise 2D/3D Laser Profile Scanners; Mini Digital Sensors Offer Outstanding Total Error Band and Accuracy; Carries Waterproof Temperature Sensors; Miniature Proximity Sensors with Extended Sensing; Displacement Transducers - Pre-calibrated, Easy to Install and Use; Secure Connection Equals Secure Data Transmission with Dual-Shrink®; Aero Foot Controls
Volume 13 - Issue 23 - 11/27/2018
Robust Eddy-Current Displacement Sensors for Industrial Applications; M5x17mm with 1 µm Repeatability - World's Smallest Precision Limit Switches; Design Challenges?; Sensor Systems for Commercial, Space, and Military Applications; HTD Pressure Sensors with a New Housing Design; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research
Volume 13 - Issue 22 - 11/13/2018
Nordic Semiconductor nRF52 Bluetooth 5 Compatible Solutions; E-BOX - Simple to Use Anywhere; Infrared Thermopile Detectors Can Withstand Operating Temperatures Up to 300° C; Wireless Connection Module (WCM); Custom Pressure, Vacuum, and Level Switches in Two Weeks or Less; Intelligent CaliPile Multi-function Infrared Sensor; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; Convert a Pressure Signal to an Electrical Output; What You Don't Know About Flow Can Cost You Big Time
Volume 13 - Issue 21 - 11/06/2018
Inertial MEMS Sensors Offer Ultra-high Resolution; Efficiently Achieving ASIL-D Compliance Using NoC Technology; Avoid Damage to Motors, Pumps, and Fans from Excessive Vibration; Infrared Sensors Offering Versatility and Reliability; Programmable Angle Sensors; What You Don't Know About Flow Can Cost You Big Time
Volume 13 - Issue 20 - 10/23/2018
Modular Multi-channel Capacitive Measurement System; Wireless Position Switches; Effective Way of Measuring Rotational Speed, Particularly in Harsh Environments; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; What Do Industrial Engineers Need to Know About Functional Safety?; GC2717 High Voltage Reed Switches; The Gold Standard for Industrial Switches; QVE01040: Ideal Limit Switch for Precision Instruments; How to Create an IoT Edge System Prototype
Volume 13 - Issue 19 - 10/09/2018
View Your Tank or Stream Levels Without Wires or Conduit; Releases 200 nA Ultra-low Power TMR Magnetic Switch Sensors; The Solution for RH/T Sensing Remotely from the Main Board; Robust Eddy-current Displacement Sensors with Unmatched Precision; Make Sense of Your Surroundings - Non-contact Object Detection; Design Challenges?; Sensor Systems for Commercial, Space, and Military Applications
Volume 13 - Issue 18 - 09/25/2018
±0.5µm Repeatability! High-precision Air Gap Sensor; Installation Switch - Short and Long-stroke Switches; In-stock Pressure, Vacuum, Temperature, and Liquid Level Switches; Precision Pressure Sensor; Subminiature Pressure and Vacuum Switches; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; How to Create an IoT Edge System Prototype
Volume 13 - Issue 17 - 09/11/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; View Your Tank or Stream Levels Without Wires or Conduit; Webinar: Wireless Switches - New Control Possibilities; New Draw-wire Displacement Sensors with Eight Times Longer Service Life; New 4-wire Platinum RTD for High-precision Measurement; Sensor and Scanner Window Solutions; Highly Accurate Non-contact Displacement/level Transducers; Glass Fiber to Copper Interface Converter Coated Board for Harsh Environments; Transform Your Food Analysis
Volume 13 - Issue 16 - 08/28/2018
Supplies Non-invasive Bubble Detection Solution; TE Connectivity Sensor Solutions; Enhanced Atmospheric Gas Sensing Through Reduced Electronic Noise; Most Accurate Over Temp All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable; New Sensors White Paper; Selecting the Best Inductor for Your DC-DC Converter; Transform Your Food Analysis Results from Acceptable to Exceptional; MLX92215 - 2nd Gen Hall-effect latch; PTFE Bushings that Provide a Comfortable Automotive Interior
Volume 13 - Issue 15 - 08/14/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; New Performance Class in Inductive Displacement Measurements; Why Sensors are Fundamental to New Intelligent Systems; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research; High-powered 7 mm IR LED Emitter; Boost Your Fiber Optics Performance with Coatings and Sheathings; Piezo-resistive Force Sensors: The Hidden Champions in Medical Devices; L14D1 is Ideal for Long Range Light Sensing; Tips for Increasing Yields When Wire Bonding Small MESA Chips
Volume 13 - Issue 14 - 07/24/2018
Speed Sensor with Digital/Linear 4-20 mA Outputs in Single Case; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; Liquid Level Switches - Great Discounts; RI-80SMDM Molded SMD Reed Switches; NTC Thermal Solutions; Three Phase Arrangement Thermal Protector; Piezo-resistive Force Sensors: The Hidden Champions in Medical Devices; MLX90371 - Stray Field Immune Hall Position Sensor; The Best Fieldbus for Your PLC: Comparing Five Fieldbuses for Industry 4.0
Volume 13 - Issue 13 - 07/10/2018
M5x17mm! Downsize Machines with the World's Smallest Precision Limit Switches; Emergency Stop - When Safety Matters; MDT Releases TMR Geartooth Encoders for High-performance Industial Applications; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; High Precision, Non-contact Eddy Current Sensors for the Harshest Environments; NTC Thermal Solutions; Piezoresistive Manifold Low Pressure Sensors from 1 mbar; Expands Its Transmitter Product Portfolio with BIT; Bringing Intelligence to Vibration
Volume 13 - Issue 12 - 06/26/2018
Distance and Thickness Measurements with Universal Confocal Controllers; Wireless Command Switches Require No Batteries; | Sensing Incredible Things; Extreme Range Inductive Proximity Sensors; NTC Thermal Solutions; Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles; How to Reduce Control Panel Costs Using IEC and Busbar
Volume 13 - Issue 11 - 06/12/2018
Miniature Hall Effect Quadrature Sensor 3/8-24 in. Diameter; AirWire® Monitors Local Measurements Up to 10 Miles Away; Proven Detector Solutions for Gas Analysis; Universal Laser Sensor for Industry and Automation; Most Accurate Over Temp All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable; Subminiature Pressure and Vacuum Switches; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter; New! VibraScout™ 6DoF USB Vibration Measurement System; Transform Your Food Analysis Results from Acceptable to Exceptional
Volume 13 - Issue 10 - 05/22/2018
Modular Multi-channel Capacitive Measurement System; See What You Cover with Zeus FEP Heat Shrink; New HCLA Replacement Analog and Digital Pressure Sensors: ELVR Series; Mouser Carries CO2 Sensors for Harsh Environments; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; MDT's TMR Sensors Available to Order from Newark; New Digital Differential Impedance Transducer for Non-contact Linear Position Displacement Sensing; Light in Motion: Your Partner for Photoelectric Sensors; Why Pay for
Volume 13 - Issue 9 - 05/08/2018
Things to Consider When Selecting Optical Liquid Level Sensors; STMicroelectronics Qi 1.2-Compliant 15 W Wireless Charger Solution; ±0.5 µm Repeatability! High-precision Air Gap Sensor; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in Your Environment; Easidew Two-wire Dewpoint Transmitter; Precision Pressure Sensor; TE Connectivity Sensor Solutions
Volume 13 - Issue 8 - 04/24/2018
AirWire® Monitors Local Measurements Up to 10 Miles Away; Siloxane-resistant SGP Multi-pixel Gas Sensor; Temperature Measurement Up to 600° C in Class A; Design Challenges?; High-volume, Cost-effective Avalanche Photodiodes for LIDAR and Range Finding Applications; Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles
Volume 13 - Issue 7 - 04/10/2018
AC Current Sensors for Every Application; How to Prolong the Life of Your Zirconia Oxygen Sensor; Worldwide Unique Laser Displacement Sensors; The Gold Standard for Industrial Switches; 30% More Thermal Overload Protection for Motors; Gas on Demand for Sensor Screening and Research; Sensor and Scanner Window Solutions
Volume 13 - Issue 6 - 03/27/2018
E-Switch PB400 Low Power, Low Cost, Right-Angle Pushbutton Switch; Elegant and Flat - The RAFI E-BOX; Inline Flow-Through Temperature Sensor; Unmatched Precision in Distance and Thickness Measurements with Confocal Sensors; Vehicle Electrification: Disrupting the Automotive Industry and Beyond; How to Automate the Chip Removal Process with the Right Conveying System; Remote Monitoring Terminal for Underground Well Application; 8000XHT High/Low Extreme-Temperature Liquid Flow Meter
Volume 13 - Issue 5 - 03/13/2018
LIM158FS Design is Ideal for Random Position Object Sensing; IP69K Safety Rated Limit Switches; 0.5 µm Repeatability, High-precision Limit Switch; Sensors Designed to Survive™ in Your Environment; Zeus PTFE Heat Shrink – 260° C Sensor and Wiring Protection; Shock and Vibration Sensor/Recorders; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meter
Volume 13 - Issue 4 - 02/27/2018
Speed Sensor with Digital/Linear 4-20 mA Outputs in Single Case; LuminOx - an Alternative to Electrochemical Oxygen Sensors; Telaire Evaluation Board for Air Quality Sensors at Mouser; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; Most Accurate Over Temp All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable; 1.8 V and 3 V TTL Communication Mid-Range Sensors; Attend SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018
Volume 13 - Issue 3 - 02/13/2018
Compact Inductive Sensors (eddy current) - Ideal for Integration; Universal 14 ft Ultrasonic Sensor has Everything; Design Secrets Behind the World's First K-band DAC; The Gold Standard for Industrial Switches; Thermal Protection for Power Electronic Circuits; Orbit® 3 EtherNet/IP™ and Profinet Interface; Design Challenges?; Motor Control Circuit Design Made Easy with the QVE00112; Omron Photomicrosensors - Vast Product Lineup, Many Sensing Distance Options
Volume 13 - Issue 2 - 01/23/2018
BLC Series Compact Low Pressure Sensors; Reliable Tactile Switch MICON 5; Sensing a New Industrial Era; The World's Smallest VGA Infrared Camera; High Reliability Custom Sensors; Precision Limit Switch; Convert a Pressure Signal to An Electrical Output; Mini-varior Foot Switch
Volume 13 - Issue 1 - 01/09/2018
Draw-wire Displacement Sensors; Leading Supplier of MEMS Sensors; Siloxane-resistant SGP Multi-pixel Gas Sensor; Motor Control Centers
Volume 12 - Issue 25 - 12/26/2017
DC/DC PMIC for FPGAs/SoCs for 10W to 50W Applications; White Paper: Selecting Current Sensors and Transformers
Volume 12 - Issue 24 - 12/12/2017
A Laser Displacement Sensor That Defines a New Class; MicroPressure: the Smallest Ported Digital Pressure Sensor; Speed Sensors; Temperature Compensated Tilt Control for OEM Applications; Inductive Positioning Systems Allow Customer-specific Parameterization
Volume 12 - Issue 23 - 11/21/2017
Manifold Mountable Ultra-low Pressure Sensors; New Glass Tip Level Switches; Electronic Test and Measurement Solutions Available; Siloxane-resistant SGP Multi-pixel Gas Sensor; Accurate, Reliable, Compact Flow Meters; High Temperature Sensors for Harsh Environments; Updates Level Measurement with SLU Ultrasonics; Most Accurate All-weather Inclinometer User Configurable
Volume 12 - Issue 22 - 11/14/2017
Wireless Switch Webinar; PicoTesla Ultra-low Noise TMR Magnetic Sensors; MicroPressure: the Smallest Ported Digital Pressure Sensor; Current Sense Transformers; Dual Digital Speed and Rate Indicators for Medical Applications; New UltraFast P14 Rapid; Orbit® 3 EtherNet/IP™ and Profinet Interface; New CaliPile Multi-function, Intelligent IR Sensor; Custom Accurate Gas Mixers - Sensor Screening; Convert a Pressure Signal to an Electrical Output; Lightweight IMU Delivers High Performance
Volume 12 - Issue 21 - 10/24/2017
The World's Smallest VGA Infrared Camera; Manifold Mountable Ultra-low Pressure Sensors; ENT Foot Control; Proven Detector Solutions for Gas Analysis; Maximum Precision on the Smallest Scale; BFH 1 Form C Relay
Volume 12 - Issue 20 - 10/10/2017
TE Connectivity's Measurement Specialties Sensor Solutions at Digi-Key; LUMOTAST 16; New Glass Tip Level Switches from SST; Universal Laser Sensor for Industry and Automation; Micron Instruments' Miniature 4-20 mA Pressure and Temperature Transmitters; Reliable Chemical Resistant Level Sensor; Shock and Vibration Sensor/Recorders; Protect Equipment, Personnel, and Electrical Circuits from Ground Fault Leakage
Volume 12 - Issue 19 - 09/26/2017
High Reliability Custom Sensors; High Temperature Inductives for Harsh Environments; Highly Accurate Non-contact Displacement/Level Transducers; Surface Contact Pressure Indicating Sensor
Volume 12 - Issue 18 - 09/19/2017
MDT's USB Magnetometers Available on Amazon; SST Extends LuminOx Optical Oxygen Sensor Range; Dual-Shrink® - Encapsulate Sensors with PTFE/FEP; Draw-wire Displacement Sensors; Sensor and Scanner Windows Solutions; Subminiature Pressure and Vacuum Switches; New RGB Sealed Contact Switches
Volume 12 - Issue 17 - 09/12/2017
Modernizing Vietnam's Waterway Monitoring System; Inertial Navigation System with RTK GNSS; Pressure Sensor Modules with SPI/I2C Bus Interfaces; Avalanche Photodiodes for LIDAR; Cat5e 4-Position Switch for Quick Sharing of Devices or Networks; Custom Sensor Solutions from IST AG; Scorpion Series UHP High Corrosion Resistant Switches; Rugged Cables, USA Designed and Manufactured; Long Range Inductive Proximity Sensors