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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2]C bus, and advanced capabilities for synchronizing external sensor data and events.
As the NBCRV moves, the wheels automatically lift up off the ground and transfer to an external sensor any dust they have accumulated.
The Mini Stations add an integrated data logger with non-volatile memory, external sensor options, and affordable wireless communications to a PC where Spec8 Pro software offers numerous graph and report options.
External Sensor Options - Up to 16 inexpensive external sensor modules can be chained to the SL81 to monitor remote equipment rooms and cabinets
Flash frequency (0-6,000 fpm) is automatically synchronized to web speed using an external sensor or manually adjusted.
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.
8 seconds of record time at 500 full frames per second; intuitive, easy-to-use, Windows-based control software; motion analysis software provides angular, linear, velocity and rotational measurements; synchronization of video images and up to 64 channels of external sensor data.
The discrete plug-in, I/O modules allow external sensor devices to be read, and external loads to be controlled via 12 mm connectors or sub-D connectors.
The external sensor head reads the scale position while the arm position is controlled according to the position data generated by the processing circuit, writing the servo signal.
5 mm Audio Plug), external sensor jack (SMB connector)
Presentations that address technical or practical aspects of multibeam surveying or mapping in a broad sense, especially under challenging conditions like arctic areas, experience with multibeam surveying, as well as presentations which deal with multibeam echo sounders, external sensor technology and data processing will be considered.