position sensor


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position sensor

[pə′zish·ən ‚sen·sər]
(engineering)
A device for measuring a position and converting this measurement into a form convenient for transmission. Also known as position transducer.
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The new single-IC MLX90380, a second-generation resolver motor position sensor, is based upon the vendor's proprietary Triaxis Hall magnetic sensing technology.
In combination with TIs DesignDRIVE Position Manager, this new solution removes he complexities of position sensor management in the industrial drive development cycle, saving ancillary components, development time and system cost.
com) is a position sensor manufacturing company offering engineering and application support in solving position measurement challenges within the power generation, fluid power, and manufacturing industries.
This latest addition has been developed in response to customer demand for a smaller, faster and higher resolution position sensor that is able to withstand harsh industrial environments in applications such as labelling machinery, particularly in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
The MR330 position sensor is an all-optical design immune to electromagnetic interference such as lightning, radiation, magnetic fields, and other environmental influences.
The non-contacting MTS 360 SMD rotary position sensor provides a breakthrough in sensor technology by combining a through-shaft design with 360[degrees] absolute position feedback in an ultra miniature size.
The absolute, non-contact Temposonics Model RF position sensor now facilitates installation in tight spaces with lengthy measuring ranges up to 20 meters.
Honeywell has introduced a new position sensor designed to reduce manufacturing costs.
The dealership finally decided the trouble was in the crankshaft position sensor, and as soon as they could get one, we would be on our way.
MTS Sensors has release its CSPI (integrated) magnetostrictive position sensor.
By combining two tried and proven technologies--back-EMF sensing and current pulse probing--with our inventive impedance ratio measurement technique, we have safely eliminated the motor position sensor without sacrificing performance.
One practical device could be a high-precision position sensor.