external sensor

external sensor

[ek′stərn·əl ′sen·sər]
(control systems)
A device that senses information about the environment of a control system but is not part of the system itself.
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The gearbox will deploy an external sensor that works in conjunction with a servo to engage the clutch, which will also get actuators to shift gears.
It also offers the flexibility to incorporate a range of external sensor hubs.
For applications where installation space is at a premium, VISION COMPONENTS says it offers its fast high-performance board camera VCSBC6211nano in an even smaller version with external sensor board.
The instruments offer external sensor inputs and 2-Arms and 50-Arms direct current inputs, standard on all channels.
Options include serial interface, external sensor, alarm contact, internal bypass for relieving the pumps, and manual mould purging.
Each device supports one or two sensors, and the devices are available with built-in sensors, external sensor probes, and both built-in and external sensors.
The system hibernates in a low-power standby mode until an external sensor, such as a motion detector or intrusion alarm, or a command from the central control room sends it a signal to wake up.
A glass-fiber bundle in the tip of the endoscope transmits the reflected light to the external sensor, which thus receives a signal containing the image information.
Measurements can be taken using the external sensor connection built into the HygroPort, and users are given the option of having sensors display dew point, pressure, temperature, or provide temperature and pressure compensation to the displayed moisture parameters.
The external sensor model mounted on the back of the ACH and the internal sensor mounted inside at the crown each have USB ports that allow PEO-Soldier to later download information for safety improvements.
As the NBCRV moves, the wheels automatically lift up off the ground and transfer to an external sensor any dust they have accumulated.