Sensor and instrumentation maker Endevco (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) is debuting its Model 7269 miniature triaxial accelerometer. The company says that the product will serve biomechanics research, studies of head injuries, and testing of sport helmets, heads-up displays---and ejection seats.
It's A Featherweight
The device itself weighs only 0.4 grams (0.014 ozs), permitting measurements on light structures with a minimum of mass loading. Its extremely small size also eases installation in hard-to-access areas, or on small electronic assemblies.
Based on three micro-machined sensors, the ruggedized Model 7269 includes integral mechanical stops and internal protection diodes against ESD.
The accelerometer has a full-scale output of 400-mV (using 10-V dc excitation). Minimum damping produces negligible phase shift over its specified frequency range, and its frequency response extends down to DC (steady state) acceleration, making the Model 7269 useful for measuring long-duration transient shocks.
Endevco's existing low-noise programmable Model 4430A bridge transducer signal conditioner plug-in, or the company's OASIS 2000 Computer-Controlled System software are recommended for the sensor's signal conditioner and power supply.
For more information, contact Endevco Corp., 30700 Rancho Viejo Rd., San Juan Capistrano, Calif. 92675. Phone: (800) 982-6732, or (949) 493-8181. Fax: (949) 661-7231. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the company's Web site for more information on this and related sensor, signal conditioning, and accelerometer products.