This technical brief on “Using KLV Metadata for Telemetry” was written by Paul Hightower from Instrumentation Technology Systems (www.itsamerica.com) for more information, contact us. When SMPTE created the digital video frames (SMTPE 274 and SMPT 296) they designed in space for… Read more Using KLV Metadata for Telemetry
Acromag offer Universal Transmitters with dual relay output alarms for significant cost savings The Acromag uBTA Series Transmitters are field configurable using Bluetooth wireless technology. Plus they offer dual output alarm relays per channel. Firstly, the transmitter input is scalable to… Read more Universal Transmitters with Alarm Output
Rotor Balancing Firstly, Rotor Balancing is the process eliminating unbalance and vibrations in rotating machinery. Secondly, Balanced Rotors are essential for smooth operation, reduced material defects and a longer machine life. It is a preventative machinery diagnostics tool. Finally, it will… Read more Rotor Balancing
The Modbus Protocol was developed in 1979 by Modicon, Incorporated (purchased by Schneider Electric). It was for use in industrial automation systems and Modicon programmable controllers. It has since become an industry standard method for the transfer of discrete/analog I/O information… Read more What is Modbus?
This application note on how to measure rotary shaft thrust in machinery with a load cell is kindly provided, by our friends FUTEK. Application Summary on Measuring Rotary Shaft Thrust with a Load Cell In order for turbines, drills, linear and… Read more Measuring Rotary Shaft Thrust with load cell
Huntron have put together a Printed Circuit Board Checklist of items as a first step to trouble shooting a board. This checklist can assist a technician. It can save time, money and headaches. Do this inspection procedure at the beginning of… Read more Printed Circuit Board Troubleshooting Checklist
Questions regarding why signal isolation is important? Why it is needed? and how to test for it are regularly asked. Acromag is in the business of signal conditioning. They manufacture circuits that amplify, isolate, filter and convert one signal form to… Read more Why is Signal Isolation important?
What is an accelerometer? An accelerometer is an electromechanical device. Used to measure static or dynamic acceleration forces in an object. These forces can be simplified into three main types. Motion – this is usually defined as a “slow” change in… Read more What is an Accelerometer?
New COM Express Type 10 Carrier Card Hosts Four AcroPack® mPCIe I/O Modules for a Mix of Processing Functions on a Mini-ITX Platform. Acromag’s newest carrier board interfaces four I/O module slots to an Intel® Atom® COM Express, CPU module on… Read more COM Express Type 10 Carrier Card
This Brake Noise Testing in Vehicles Application Note comes from our friends at Dewesoft. Dewesoft Brake Noise (Squeal) testing solution is ideal for detecting and tracking noise caused by mechanical vibration in various braking systems based on the VDA 303 guideline algorithm. The… Read more Brake Noise Testing in Vehicles