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Acceleration sensor


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  • For the reliable vibration detection of machines and equipment
  • For connection to a diagnostic electronics for vibration sensors
  • Large operating temperature range and high protection rating for the requirements of harsh industrial environments
  • Compact and robust stainless steel housing with high mechanical overload protection
  • Excellent repeatability and low linearity error
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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Measuring range of vibration [g] -250...250
Frequency range [Hz] 0...6000
Measuring principle capacitive
Design for connection to external diagnostic electronics VSE
Application vibration detection
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 7.2...10.8 DC; (cULus: 9 V DC)
Current consumption [mA] < 15
Min. insulation resistance [MΩ] 100; (500 V DC)
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Sensor type microelectromechanical system (MEMS)
Analogue current output [mA] 0...10
Max. load [Ω] 300
Measuring/setting range
Measuring range of vibration [g] -250...250
Frequency range [Hz] 0...6000
Measuring principle capacitive
Sensitivity [µA/g] 13
Number of measurement axes 1
Accuracy / deviations
Linearity deviation 5 %
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -30...125
Note on ambient temperature
UL application: < 70 °C
Storage temperature [°C] -30...125
Protection IP 67; IP 68; IP 69K
Tests / approvals
EN 61000-6-2
EN 61000-6-3
EN 50178
Shock resistance
DIN EN 60068-2-27 50 g 11 ms
Vibration resistance
DIN EN 60068-2-20 20 g / 10 ... 2000 Hz
MTTF [years] 3094
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 49
Type of mounting M8 x 1,25
Materials housing: stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L)
Tightening torque [Nm] 8
Mechanische Überlastfestigkeit [g] 500
Accessories (optional)
washers: 5, conical, E30115
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connector: 1 x M12; Maximum cable length: 250 m
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