Test & Measurement


Event-detecting accelerometer

8 June 2011 Test & Measurement

SignalQuest’s SQ-XLD-01x is a factory calibrated, three-axis MEMS accelerometer with automatic peak capture and user-programmable alarm outputs. The alarm outputs are ideal for functions such as time stamping video recordings for future review.

The device is designed to operate as either a standalone sensor or it can be inserted between a GPS and a host without requiring an additional RS232 port. It uses advanced signal processing and statistical analysis methods to monitor and report acceleration information in an NMEA formatted sentence once per second.

Alarm thresholds are configured using a terminal emulator such as Microsoft Windows HyperTerminal. The user can configure independent thresholds for each channel and select between the ‘avg,’ ‘pk’ and ‘100mspk’ signals for each channel. A self levelling function removes tilt from threshold triggers to simplify installation. The sensor provides IP67 environmental protection and operates over a ±6 G range.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 (0)21 555 8400, sales@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

PA for wireless infrastructure
23 October 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The QPA9903 from Qorvo is a linearisable power amplifier (PA) that operates from 1805 to 1880 MHz, targeting Band 3 small-cell wireless infrastructure systems. The PA delivers an output power of 28 dBm ...

Read more...
Coaxial RF surge protectors
23 October 2019, RF Design , Circuit & System Protection
Pasternack has launched a new series of coaxial surge protectors designed to protect valuable communications equipment from power surges and indirect lightning strikes. Pasternack’s new surge protectors ...

Read more...
Double pulse test software for Tektronix AFG
29 January 2020, Comtest , Test & Measurement
Comtest announced the availability of Tektronix’ new software plugin for its AFG31000 arbitrary function generator (AFG), making it possible to perform crucial double pulse testing in less than a minute, ...

Read more...
Battery charge/discharge test system
29 January 2020, Conical Technologies , Test & Measurement
The ITS5300 battery charge and discharge test system from ITECH is designed for a variety of power batteries including lead acid, nickel hydrogen, lithium batteries, supercapacitors, hydrogen fuel cells ...

Read more...
High-performance IoT SoCs with dual processors
29 January 2020, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
Nordic Semiconductor’s new nRF5340 high-end multiprotocol system-on-chip (SoC) is the first member of its next generation of nRF5 Series SoCs. The nRF5340 builds on Nordic’s proven and globally adopted ...

Read more...
IP67 rated antenna for all cellular bands
29 January 2020, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The Taoglas GSA.8835 is a fully IP67-rated waterproof 5G/4G external adhesive-mount antenna designed for use with all cellular modules worldwide, including new 5G bands. With extended wideband cellular ...

Read more...
28 GHz bandpass filter for mm-Wave
29 January 2020, RF Design , Passive Components
The B274MB1S from Knowles is a bandpass filter with a passband from 26,5 to 29,5 GHz, ideally suited for 5G mm-Wave applications. It has an insertion loss of less than 3,5 dB and a rejection of 40 dB ...

Read more...
Class AB RF amplifiers with optional heatsinks
29 January 2020, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
Pasternack has launched a new series of high-power, Class AB broadband amplifier modules that incorporate GaN, LDMOS or VDMOS semiconductor technology. The combination of high linearity and efficiency ...

Read more...
High-voltage moulded power inductors
29 January 2020, RF Design , Passive Components
Coilcraft has expanded its XEL family of high-performance, moulded power inductors to include three new higher-voltage series: the XEL401xV, XEL4020V and XEL4030V. All three offer operating voltage ratings ...

Read more...
DC-22 GHz MMIC amplifier
25 November 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The CMD284P4 from Custom MMIC is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed amplifier housed in a leadless 4x4 mm plastic surface mount package. Suitable for S, C, X, Ku and K-band operation, the amplifier operates ...

Read more...